LOCATION: Alamance Regional Medical Center, ARMC-CLINIC-OPEN DOOR
Exempt: No | FTE: 0.500000 (20 hours/week), this is flexible | Schedule: Flexible | On Call: NO
• PEN DOOR CLINIC AT ALAMANCE
The Open Door Clinic of Alamance County helps to reduce the cost of healthcare by treating the uninsured for chronic and acute disease. The Open Door Clinic's mission is to offer free healthcare services with dignity, professionalism and concern for the indigent and uninsured residents of Alamance County.
The clinic was established in 1990 by a group of physicians in the community that recognized a need for healthcare for the uninsured. We now treat over 500 patients with more than 2,500 visits a year. The value of services that are donated to our patients each year is close to $1 million. The clinic relies on volunteers, donations and fundraisers. We are committed to providing quality care with compassion.
Seeking candidates with knowledge and comfortable with managing chronic diseases such as diabetes, heart and lung disease. This position utilizes the FNP/PA by diagnosing and treating patients, refill requests, monitoring lab and radiology results, signing patient assistant applications from pharmaceutical companies.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
* Annual flu shot
* Annual TB test (if applicable to your job location)
* Annual HLCs (Healthstream, formerly CBL)-Safety at Work and Corporate Compliance
* Maintain licensure/certification/registry/listing (if applicable to your job)
Degree/Diploma Obtained Required
Years of Experience
Type of Experience
1 year in ambulatory care environment
AHA Health Care Provider BLS
Additional information on preferred licensure/certification/registry/listings
Current certification as a Physician assistant or as a Nurse Practitioner in the state of North Carolina; Current DEA registration.
MAJOR WORK ACTIVITIES
Assists physicians by recording patient progress notes, issues diagnostic orders.
Interprets and integrates data to determine appropriate diagnostic and therapeutic procedures needed.
Obtain complete medical history and physical data on patient. Obtain and reviews patient records when needed.
Orders appropriate laboratory and diagnostic procedures.
Performs a complete physical exam and records findings. Establishes presumptive diagnosis.
Performs independent evaluations and treatment procedures in emergency situations.
Prepares written prescription orders for drugs and controlled substances
Provides patient education, discusses ongoing care, medications, resources for self-education, and when and how to contact the practice for emergent care.
Synthesizes data to determine preliminary diagnosis and therapeutic plan utilizing principles of prevention.
Triage telephone calls from patients, families, nurses, consultants, and colleagues, and provides consultation.
PATIENT POPULATION SERVED
Cone Health serves the following patient populations:
Neonate ( Pediatric (1 month to Adolescent (13 years to Adult (18 years to Geriatric (66 + years)
Specific age groups are listed in the departmental Scope of Service, if applicable.
• Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally (up to 1/3 of the time), and/or; up to 10 pounds of force frequently (1/3 to 2/3 of the time), and/or; a negligible amount of force constantly (2/3 or more of the time) to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects, including the human body.
• Even though the weight lifted may be only a negligible amount, a job should be rated Light Work: (1) when it requires walking or standing to a significant degree; or (2) when it requires sitting most of the time but entails pushing and/or pulling of arm or leg controls; and/or (3) when the job requires working at a production rate pace entailing the constant pushing and/or pulling of materials even though the weight of those materials is negligible.
RESPIRATOR FIT TESTING
Hear and differentiate low volume sounds in order to make judgments regarding actions needed
Hear alarm bells, verbal conversations, telephone voices and normal volume sounds
Close vision (clear vision at 20 inches or less)
Distance vision (clear vision at 20 feet or more)
Depth perception (three-dimensional vision, ability to judge distances and spatial relationships)
Color vision (ability to identify and distinguish colors)
Exposure to bloodborne pathogens
Hazardous waste and/or toxic/caustic chemicals
Fumes or airborne particles
I will create and engage in conversations of possibility.
- o I will be open to innovation and creativity.
oI will listen to understand.
oI will bring ideas for solutions and be open to alternative ideas.
oI will be open to constructive feedback.
oI will not engage or listen to negativity or gossip.
oI will be positive when speaking about Cone Health, my department, and my coworkers.
oI will be approachable.
oI will focus on behaviors, not the person, during conflict.
- I will honor my word.
oI will do what I say when I say I will.
oI will "clean it up" when I can't keep my word.
oI will honor my work agreement.
oI will be "on the court" instead of "in the stands."
oI will follow up in a timely manner on commitments and requests.
oI will apologize when someone experiences less than excellent service.
oI will take responsibility for my actions, decisions and performance.
oI will protect patient safety (best practices: ex - hand hygiene).
- I will assume the best of intentions and embrace differences.
oI will collaborate and seek other people's input.
oI will demonstrate courtesy, compassion, and respect with my tone of voice and body language.
oI will speak positively about Cone Health - managing up coworkers, physicians, departments, patients and visitors.
oI will ask the person directly involved when I don't know.
oI will include diverse skills, abilities, strengths, and backgrounds to create better outcomes.
oI will care for myself while also respecting others.
- I will own it, solve it, and celebrate it!
oI will offer solutions when problems are identified.
oI will share my input for decisions by participating in forums such as shared governance, town halls, employee engagement survey, brown bag discussions, employee councils, staff meetings, or directly with my manager.
oI will take charge and do the right thing at the right time.
oI will make decisions keeping a balance of service, quality, and cost in mind.
oI will demonstrate Cone Health values.
oI will seek opportunities to celebrate and have fun.
oI will recognize good work.
JOB DESCRIPTION ACKNOWLEDGEMENT
I have seen and reviewed the job description in its completed form and understand that I will be required to perform all functions listed if hired for this position. I recognize that, if hired, it is my responsibility to notify my manager as soon as possible if I am unable to perform any of the functions of my position for any reason. This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with the job.