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Sanford Health APP - Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant | ED/Clinic in Sheldon, Iowa

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Facility: Sheldon Clinic
Location: Sheldon, IA
Address: 800 Oak St, Sheldon, IA 51201, USA
Shift: Varies
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 40.00

Department Details

3 shifts per week

flexibility

great working environment

hybrid model of working in both the clinic and ED setting

Job Summary

The Physician Assistant (PA) provides service to patients in designated care settings, including: acute, short and long-term care, by assisting physicians, assessing patients, and treating injuries and ailments. Obtains a thorough medical history from patient and dependent on patient population and setting, will perform an examination and/or assessment to determine patient's needs. With other healthcare professionals, analyze and interpret information collected from patient, medical records, symptoms, physical findings, or diagnostic information, to develop and establish appropriate diagnosis. Acknowledges and demonstrates the importance of care coordination and navigation by rounding on patients. Works in collaboration with providers and independently to provide care. Formulates a plan for treatment of the patient and prescribes medications based on efficacy, safety, and cost as legally authorized if necessary, in order to aid recovery and manage pain. Maintain complete and detailed records of patients' health care plans and prognoses in a timely manner. Makes necessary healthcare referrals. Provide patients with information needed to promote health, reduce risk factors, or prevent disease or disability. Counsels' patients and family members about self-management on prevention and treatment plan for health issues, tailoring instructions to patients' individual circumstances. May participate in clinical research studies. Incorporates evidence based practice guidelines into care. Maintain current knowledge of state legal regulations for advanced practice provider practices, including reimbursement of services. Keep abreast of regulatory processes and payer systems such as Medicare, Medicaid, managed care, and private sources, as applicable. Demonstrate extensive advanced knowledge of medical principles, practices and techniques.

Qualifications

Master’s or Baccalaureate degree (Associate’s or Nursing Degree if training prior to 1994). Successful completion of a physician assistant program accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA) or its predecessors.

Demonstrated current competence and provision of care, treatment, or services for at least 30 patients in the past twelve months or completion of an ARC-PA approved program in the past twelve months.

Successful completion of the national certifying examination and current certification given by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants. Current Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) permit to prescribe controlled substances.

Benefits

Sanford Health offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, sick leave and paid time off. To review your benefit eligibility, visit https://sanfordcareers.com/benefits .

Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to talent@sanfordhealth.org .

Sanford Health has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.

Req Number: R-0117569
Job Function: Advanced Practice Provider
Featured: No

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