|JOB DESCRIPTION: This supervisory position involves strategic planning, analysis, and management around recruiting, hiring, on-boarding and sustaining a large community of non-physician (nurse practitioner and physician assistant) clinical providers. Manages administrative, educational, and financial aspects of the provider community. Engages and communicates clearly and consistently with physicians and practice leaders to maintain solid working relationships. Works closely with operational and implementation teams to manage practice expectations. Manages and oversees assigned staff to fulfill directives and achieve quality and value-based goals. This position reports to the senior administrative official of the section and to the (physician) director of the section. Recognized as a proficient, highly skilled clinician who assists physician colleagues in providing care and case management of patients. Routinely demonstrates acquired in-depth knowledge about the care of a specific patient population in daily practice. Assists in the evaluation and treatment of patients. Documents the delivery of care in the individual's medical records. Conducts patient interviews and documents patient histories, psychosocial histories, health status and medical problems or potential problems. Under the direction of a physician, performs physical examinations and specialized diagnostic and/or therapeutic procedures including cast application and removal, wound suturing and dressing changes. Assists physician in diagnosing medical problems, developing care plans, and prescribing treatment. Orders, schedules and/or performs laboratory tests and diagnostic procedures such as urinalyses, pregnancy and blood tests, and x-rays. Communicates necessity, preparation, nature and anticipated effects of scheduled procedures to patient. In collaboration with physician, arranges for consultations with or referrals to other medical professional or community services. Educates patient on health habits, self-examinations, behavior management, need for follow-up assessments/treatments, at home medical care, medication and other issues related to medical or health problems. Works with manager to formulate plan for professional development. Attends educational in-services as appropriate. Participates in professional activities and organizations to maintain knowledge of current trends, practices, and developments.
Maintains and updates current, accurate patient records including medical assessment, interventions, and evaluations. Collects and interprets diagnostic data to implement appropriate care patient care plans. Prepares statistical reports and analyses of research projects and investigational protocols; reports on progress, adverse trends and appropriate conclusions and recommendations. Trains and teaches other health care professionals including students and residents in techniques and procedures unique to specific setting. Actively participates on organizational health services committees. Performs related responsibilities as required.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Completion of an accredited Nurse Practitioner program or Physician Assistant program. Currently licensed as an advanced practice nurse in the state of Georgia by the Georgia Board of Nursing and certified as a Nurse Practitioner by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) or equivalent body, or Certified as a Physician's Assistant by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA). Licensed as appropriate in the state of Georgia. Requires at least two years of direct experience in one or more high acuity clinical specialties. Minimum of five years of experience as an APP. Previous supervisory or management experience required. BLS, ACLS, and Healthcare Provider certifications required.
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