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Nurse Practitioner / Physician Assistant - Urgent Care

Company: American Family Care, Inc
Location: Pensacola
Posted on: November 20, 2022

Job Description:

Nurse Practitioner / Physician AssistantSummary

Responsible for the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of patients through collaboration with a designated physician.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

* Assess and treat patients with common acute conditions, illnesses, or minor trauma in collaboration with a physician
* Collaborate with the physician in the health care of patients with chronic illnesses.
* Responsible for the diagnosis and treatments of acute, chronic, and long-term healthcare issues.
* Educate patients and/or families about preventive care, positive behaviors, medical issues, and use of prescribed medical treatments and/or medications.
* Maintain legible, accurate, and confidential medical records.
* Document all medical evaluations, diagnoses, procedures, treatment, outcomes, education, and referrals.
* Serve as Medical Examiner and perform Department of Transportation (DOT) physical examinations.
* Order diagnostic tests as appropriate.
* Prescribe medications within scope of license.
* Facilitate evaluation of records by physician(s), peers, for quality and standards according to protocols and receive and implement constructive directives.
* Promote preventive and health maintenance care, including annual physicals, positive health behaviors, self-care skills, and use of prescribed medical treatments and medications through education and counseling.
* Analyze new knowledge gained from conferences, workshops, professional literature, or hands on training and assimilates this knowledge into clinical practice.
* Regular attendance to ensure efficient operations

Other Duties and Responsibilities

* Assist in patient flow through patient triage and other nursing duties as needed
* Other duties and responsibilities as assigned

Qualifications

* Ability to learn and utilize Electronic Medical Records system
* Ability and willingness to work weekend and holiday work as required
* Flexible, self-motivated individual who is dedicated to quality patient care and customer satisfaction
* Excellent communication skills
* Works effectively in a team environment. Willing to work with multiple covering physicians in addition to collaborating physician.
* Projects a positive image and has a "Patients First" attitude
* Prior experience in primary/urgent care or internal medicine practice is desirable

Education and Experience

* Current licensure as a Certified Registered Family Nurse Practitioner (ANCC or AANP) in a Family or Current Licensure as a Physician Assistant (PANCE)

PS: It's All About You!

American Family Care has pioneered the concept of convenient, patient-centric healthcare. Today, with more than 250 clinics and 800 in-network physicians caring for over 6 million patients a year, AFC is the nation's leading provider of urgent care, accessible primary care, and occupational medicine. Ranked by Inc. magazine as one of the fastest-growing companies in the U.S., AFC's stated mission is to provide the best healthcare possible, in a kind and caring environment, while respecting the rights of all patients, in an economical manner, at times and locations convenient to the patient.

If you are looking for an opportunity where you can make a difference in the lives of others, join us on our mission. We invite you to grow with us and experience for yourself the satisfying and fulfilling work that the healthcare industry provides.

Please note that a position may be for a company-owned or franchise location. Each franchise-owned and operated location recruits, hires, trains, and manages their own employees, sets their own employment policies and procedures, and provides compensation and benefits determined by that franchise owner. Company-owned locations provide a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, disability, life insurance, matching 401(k), and more.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Keywords: American Family Care, Inc, Pensacola , Nurse Practitioner / Physician Assistant - Urgent Care, Healthcare , Pensacola, Florida

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