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Family Advanced Practice Registered Nurse/Physician Assistant

VIRTUAL-GA • Atlanta, Georgia • Day Shift • Full Time • JR-16718

Facility: VIRTUAL-GA

Job Summary: APRN: Nationally certified licensed healthcare provider who provides primary and/or specialty nursing and/or medical care in a variety of healthcare settings. This role will practice remotely in a non-traditional clinical setting where virtual health consults will be performed in a virtual care setting (e.g., home office) using video, mobile, telephonic, and remote patient monitoring technologies. The ideal candidate is an experienced intuitive healthcare professional whose diagnostic abilities provided virtually are only matched by their concern for their patients. The candidate is adept in the use of virtual platforms and advanced healthcare technology. The NP functions in collaboration with a physician according to an established APRN protocol agreement. Practice emphasizes health promotion, disease prevention and the diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic health problems. Certifications may include acute care or family. The APRN will support the mission, vision, values, and goals of the WellStar Health System by focusing on clinical excellence through the provision of quality, consistent, patient-centered care. Core Responsibilities and Essential Functions: Clinical Functions - Clinician shall provide quality care to all patients under his/her service in a safe and efficient manner. - Provider shall collaborate to develop and utilize Evidence Based Medicine (EBM) protocols for targeted diagnosis. - Provider agrees to cooperate with, participate in, and comply with, the quality assurance, risk management and peer review programs, grievance procedures and utilization control mechanisms implemented by the Medical Group and its Affiliates. Job duties may include but are not limited to the following: - Conducts thorough medical histories, performs complete physical examinations, initiates appropriate lab orders, radiology tests or other diagnostic tests required for evaluation of illness, and evaluate lab data on new and former clinic patients and hospital admissions to establish a record of the patient's current health status and to develop a working diagnosis and treatment plan. - Must be able to work as a part of multidisciplinary care teams. - Educates patients regarding their disease and treatment plans. - May serve as clinical preceptor for PA/APRN students and other health professionals. - Refers patients to specialists as appropriate for consultation or for specialized health resources and treatment. - Must have the ability to work remotely to provide virtual healthcare. - Other duties as assigned and appropriate by training and experience. Quality Improvement *Fosters a culture that focuses on patient satisfaction, safety, customer service, staff participation, collaboration, motivation, and effective communication. *Achieves department specific goals focused on *Wait times for Care Anywhere 24/7 virtual visits *Patient experience *Financial Performance *Quality Safety Metrics *Digital Health Metrics *Care pathway models Patient Experience *Adheres, supports, and embodies WellStar Physicians Groups Customer Service Commitment to Excellence. *Strives for excellence in employee engagement and patient satisfaction. *Patient Experience: Embrace and influence patient experience through AIDET and NRC reports. *Supports patients through their digital health journey. Responsible for meeting patient experience goals through operational effectiveness, patient follow up, and standardization of practices. Required Minimum Education: Graduate of an A.R.C. approved Physician Assistant Education Program or Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Program. Required Required Minimum License(s) and Certification(s): All certifications are required upon hire unless otherwise stated.
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Additional License(s) and Certification(s): Qualify for and maintain privileges to practice at facilities per medical staff guideline Upon Hire Required Current state licensure to practice as a Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Upon Hire Required APRN Current certification by the American Nurse Credentialing Center (ANCC) Upon Hire Required American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) Upon Hire Required DEA Registration Number Upon Hire Required Required Minimum Experience: Minimum 3 years Experience with direct patient care in a physician practice, emergency department, urgent care, or other ambulatory setting with both adult and pediatric experience (including infants). Required Minimum 1 year Working in a telehealth/virtual care setting. Required Required Minimum Skills: Demonstrated leadership skills and knowledge. Strong interpersonal skills with ability to work collaboratively in multi-specialty medical groups. Excellent communication skills verbal, written, listening, and presentation along with the confidence to favorably represent the organization in both formal and informal settings. A firm commitment to delivering high quality healthcare services with an unparalleled commitment to customer service as a necessary component for success. The ability to operate within an organizational culture which embraces compassion, accountability, respect and excellence to support achieving the goals of the organization. Must have the ability to work remotely to provide virtual healthcare. Must have a professional remote work environment with access to reliable high-speed internet/broad band. Must be proficient in the use of Electronic Health Records
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