The Advanced Practice Provider works under the general supervision of the Practice Supervisor and Medical supervisor of the physician(s) to provide excellent medical care completing the duties and responsibilities of the position while complying with HIPAA and hospital confidentiality policies. S(he) is responsible to provide health care services as licensed professionals working within their defined scope of practice. This position requires regular use of independent judgment.
- Provide quality, compassionate and empathetic medical care to tall patients as delegated by a supervising physician within the education, training and experience of the Advanced Practice Provider as delineated by protocols, practice guideline and/or practice directives while meeting the productivity demands of the practice. Services may be provided in the office setting, nursing home(s) or CVPH. This includes but is not limited to:
- Obtain patient medical histories.
- Perform medical exams.
- Order or perform diagnostic and therapeutic procedures.
- Evaluate, diagnose and treat all patients per appointment schedule.
- Monitor the effectiveness of therapeutic interventions and treatment plan.
- Provide counseling and health education to patients and families as needed.
- Prescribe medications as needed and dispense medication samples when available.
- Make appropriate referrals.
- Provide emergency care as needed.
- Document patient records in a manner to support level of service being billed.
- Routinely Consult with Physicians
- Assist in providing continuing medical information to nursing and clerical staff.
- Assist in maintaining quality and safe infection control standards.
- Protect medical practice assets and resources within the control of the position.
- In conjunction with the Director of Practice Operations and/or Practice Supervisor, assist with evaluation of effectiveness and efficiency of practice operations as it relates to patient flow, provision of medical care, risk management and quality assurance.
- Assist in development, revision and implementation of practice guidelines and directives, risk management and quality assurance policies and procedures.
- Comply with HIPAA and CVPH confidentiality policies.
- Other duties as assigned.
- Current license as a Registered Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner in New York State required.
- Current or eligible for NYS DEA license.
- Medical Staff privileges at CVPH.
- Must have understanding and commitment to CVPH core values of teamwork, confidentiality and quality care.
- Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills required.
- Expertise in clearly communicating medical information to professional practitioners and general public required.
- Knowledge of OSHA standards/regulations.
- Ability to react calmly and effectively at all times including emergency situations.
- Must have legible handwriting.
- Must develop and maintain effective relationships with staff, patients and external customers.
- Must maintain confidentiality and support the goals and objectives of CVPH.
- Must utilize available business technology to perform assigned duties; knowledge of EMR systems desired.
- Ability to make appropriate decisions with a minimum amount of supervisory direction.
- Desire to remain current on emerging trends in technologies, issues and approaches as they relate to Orthopedic Surgery.
- Ability to obtain credentialing by third party payers to enable third party billing.
- Must have CPR competency.
- Must have ability to work in a team environment.
- Medical office experience preferred.
- Experience in use of personal computers required; proficient in use of Word.
- Experience in Orthopedics and/or Emergency/Urgent Care treating orthopedic issues required.
As applicable, the individual has training/competency in attending to the special needs and/or behaviors appropriate to the age of the patients for which care is being provided.