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Advanced Practitioner - Adolescent Medicine (Teen Health Connection)
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Jan 22, 2018
Charlotte, NC, US
Carolinas HealthCare System
Job Req ID: 146949
Position Number: 00162212
Employment Type: Full Time
Shift: Day
Shift Details:
Standard Hours: 40.00
Department Name: Teen Health
Location: Peds Teen Health
Location Details:
Job Summary
Functions independently in the outpatient clinic-based setting in collaboration with a supervising physician. We provide primary and subspecialty care to a diverse group of adolescents and young adults. Minor, office-based procedures are performed, familiarity with reproductive health and placement of long-acting reversible contraceptives (IUDs & implants) are strongly encouraged.Emphasis is on health promotion of a focused disease process of system. Examples of the out-patient based setting may include but are not limited to endocrinology, general cardiology, hepatology, rheumatology and sleep medicine.
Essential Functions
Performs initial and periodic medical history, physical examinations, and daily assessments.
Records findings of examinations, assessments and plan of care.
Performs minor office-based medical and/or surgical procedures.
Writes appropriate prescriptions and administers medications.
Orders and interprets daily laboratory and radiology examinations.
Determines treatment plan for patient.
Documents all patient encounters, records observations, interventions, and actions in a medically appropriate manner on the patient's medical record.
Acts as a patient advocate for the population served.
Attends, participates and contributes to group/practice meetings, quality improvementsand development of policies and procedures when requested.
Evening hours will be expected.
Physical Requirements
Work requires walking, standing, sitting, lifting, reaching, bending, stooping, pushing and pulling. Must be able to lift and support the weight of 35 pounds in handling patients, medical equipment, and supplies. Must speak English fluently and in understandable terms. Must possess intact sense of sight, hearing, smell, touch, and finger dexterity. Must have the ability to react and perform in stressful situations
Education, Experience and Certifications
Must have or be eligible for a DEA license. Approved to practice as a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant in the state one works. Eligible for prescriptive authority application through the Board of Nursing or Medical Board in SC required.BLS for Healthcare Provider from AHA required with expiration date greater than 90 days from date of beginning practice. Demonstrates appropriate critical thinking, interpersonal skills, and the ability to prioritize and concentrate.
Nurse Practitioner
Masters Degree or Doctorate of Nursing Practice required. License to practice as a Registered Nurse required. Certification in the area of practice from a nationally recognized certifying body required. ACNP, AGACNP, AGNP, PNP, or PNP-AC board certification preferred based population served.
Physician Assistant
Graduate from an accredited Physician Assistant program required; Masters Degree preferred. Certification from the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants preferred.
At Carolinas HealthCare System, our patients, communities and teammates are at the center of everything we do. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion allows us to deliver care that is superior in quality and compassion across our network of more than 900 care locations.
As a leading, innovative health system, we promote an environment where differences are valued and integrated into our workforce. Our culture of inclusion and cultural competence allows us to achieve our goals and deliver the best possible experience to patients and the communities we serve.
Posting Notes: Not Applicable
Carolinas HealthCare System is an EOE/AA Employer
Associated topics: family medicine physician, family practice, general practice, hospitalist, nocturnist, physician, practitioner, primary, provider, urgent


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