ARNP / PA - MercyCare Occ Health

Mercy Medical Center

  • Summary
    • This position supports Mercy's philosophy of patient centered care by providing professional medical services to patients of MercyCare Community Physicians.  Within Nurse Practitioner (ARNP)/Physician relationship, ARNPs exercise autonomy in medical decision-making and services provided.
  • Job Duties/Essential Functions
    • Job Duties
      • Provides professional medical services to patients of MercyCare Community Physicians.
      • Obtains and records an appropriate medical history of each patient, including, but not limited to: The patient's chief complaint, past medical history, family history, social history, review of systems, physical exam, diagnosis, assessment and plan of care.
      • Performs and/or orders clinically appropriate procedures for each patient and documenting same.
      • Analyzes reports and findings of tests and clinical examinations in order to assess the medical condition of each patient, including formulating a diagnosis and documenting same in conformity with applicable professional standards, third party payer requirements and Mercy policies and procedures.
      • Prescribes clinically appropriate medication and treatment for each patient and timely documenting same, in collaboration with supervising physician.
      • Refers each patient to other physicians, including specialists and other health care providers, whenever the patient's condition so warrants and documenting same.
      • Keeps and maintains accurate, complete, appropriate, timely and legible medical records relating to all professional services rendered to Mercy patients in conformity with applicable professional standards, third party payer requirements and Mercy policies and procedures.
      • Timely reports births, deaths, outbreaks of contagious disease and other information required by law to be reported to governmental authorities.
      • Uses and promotes evidence-based clinical practice.
      • Exercises final medical judgment in all issues of health care.
      • Reviews on a regular basis long term cases that require ongoing medical attention.
      • Consults with Medical Director and other medical professionals as needed regarding patient care, assessment, and education issues.
      • Participates in quality improvement, management, continuing education, and other patient care programs established by Mercy.
      • Assists in the resolution of complaints, requests and inquiries from patients.
      • Maintains current knowledge regarding state and federal regulations impacting ARNP practice.

    • Department Specific Duties
  • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
    • Knowledge of and ability to apply professional medical principles, procedures, and techniques.
    • Thorough knowledge of pharmacological agents used in patient treatment.
    • Effective verbal and written communication skills along with proper telephone etiquette.
    • Performs duties in a tactful and professional manner.
  • Professional Experience
    • Previous clinical experience preferred.
    • Previous experience in field of practice preferred.
  • Education
  • Licensure, Certification, Registration
    • Licensed to practice medicine without restriction or limitation in the State of Iowa required.
    • Must have medical staff privileges at Mercy Medical Center.
    • Iowa Dependent Adult Abuse/Iowa Child Abuse Mandatory Reporter training required.  Employee must submit certification of completed training to Human Resources prior to start or transfer date.
    • Current certification in Basic Life Support (BLS), in accordance with the American Heart Association required.
  • Physical Demand Requirements
    • Medium: Exert 20-50 lbs. of force occasionally and/or 10-15 lbs. of force frequently

Location: Mercy Medical Center - Cedar Rapids · Occ Health-PC
Schedule: Part Time, Day, Mon-Fri 7:30-4:30

Job ID: 82550

Posted 21 days ago

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