Alamance Regional Medical Center - Clinic Open DoorCITY:
Exempt: No | FTE: 0.15 (6 hours/week), this is flexible | Schedule: Flexible | On Call: NO
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.JOB SUMMARY
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) EDUCATION
1 year in ambulatory care environment LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRY/LISTING-PREFERRED
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.