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Nurse Practitioner/Physician's Assistant

Company: The Salvation Army USA Central Territory
Location: Grand Rapids
Posted on: June 1, 2024

Job Description:

Essential Responsibilities:

Examines patient, takes medical history, records results, and makes preliminary diagnosis or decides on follow-up procedures.
Performs therapeutic procedures such as immunizations, injections, suturing and wound care, and managing infection.
Exercises professional judgment regarding consultation with supervising physicians concerning appropriate treatment.
Develops and implements patient care plans, instructs and counsels patients, and records progress.
Prescribes medications to the extent allowable by state guidelines and clinic regulations.
Provides general health education regarding matters such as proper diet, family planning, emotional problems of daily living, and health maintenance.
Perform other duties as assigned

Additional Responsibilities:


Completion of a four-year physician assistant baccalaureate program and a year of clinical training, or completion of a two-year accredited physician assistant program (which requires two years of undergraduate study) plus two years of clinical training following completion of PA program.
State accreditation based on certifying exam.
Continued employment requires 100 hours of continuing medical education every two years and passing a recertification examination every six years.

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities:

Must demonstrate skills necessary to provide leadership and direction to staff and the population served
Good writing and communication skills

Computer Skills:

Experience with medical records systems
Proficiency in Microsoft Office 365 applications

Certificates and Licenses:

Complete Safe From Harm training, and keep current as needed
Valid Michigan Chauffeur License and approved by The Salvation Army MVR

Keywords: The Salvation Army USA Central Territory, Grand Rapids , Nurse Practitioner/Physician's Assistant, Healthcare , Grand Rapids, Michigan

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