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Family Medical Center Mid-Level Provider
Title:Family Medical Center Mid-Level Provider
Department:Family Medical Center
Location:E. Liberty Office Complex
OUR MISSION:  Provide High Quality Healthcare for Our Community
OUR VISION:   Be the Preferred Choice for Healthcare
OUR VALUES:  Integrity*Compassion*Excellence
Job Summary:  Performs direct patient care in the Hospital Clinic under the supervision of a Physician.  Provides holistic, acute, urgent and primary care to all ages. Provides health maintenance and preventative services. Provides care for episodic and chronic disease states through accurate assessment, diagnosis, treatment, education, counseling, consultation and referral to appropriate resources. Maintains required training and certifications. Abides by Federal, State, local and Weiser Memorial Hospital regulations and guidelines. Care to patients may not be denied on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin or ability to pay.
  • Graduate of an accredited educational body, either School of Nursing or PA program.
  • State of Idaho Board of Medicine Physician Assistant License or State of Idaho Board of Nursing Nurse Practitioner License.
  • Minimum of one (1) year experience in family medicine and/or graduate of Residency Program.
  • Current Federal DEA and Idaho Controlled Substance License. 
  • Current BCLS.  ACLS, PALS certifications within one year of hire.
  • Scope of practice is related directly to the PA's or FNP’s supervising physician and Idaho laws.
  • Ability to effectively communicate in English, both verbally and in writing. Additional languages preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Intermediate computer knowledge.
Performs and documents physical examinations on all patients, neonate through the geriatric population, urgent and non-urgent in the Clinic Environment.
Obtains and documents patients' medical histories.
Assesses and documents patients’ and/or families’ psychosocial issues.
Performs and/or orders diagnostic tests; radiology and laboratory.
Interprets subjective and objective data to formulate a diagnosis.
Interprets laboratory and diagnostic test results to formulate a diagnosis.
Discusses patient’s diagnosis and plan of care with Clinic physician before implementation of said plan of care.
Documents physician’s approval of plan of care and obtains necessary physician’s signature on the patient’s medical record and physician’s order sheet.
Evaluates the effectiveness of patients’ plans of care and makes revisions as necessary always consulting the Clinic physician.
Formulates diagnoses and treats illnesses within scope of practice.
Formulates patient treatment plans within the mid-level’s scope of practice.
Implements therapeutic interventions when appropriate within scope of practice.
Refers patient to other healthcare professionals as appropriate, i.e., psychiatry, physical therapy, social services.
Provides counseling/education for patients and families on preventative healthcare, disease processes, potential medication side effects, etc.  Advises patient of need to follow up with primary care physician.
Always defers to the physician with difficult cases or when a case is out of the scope of practice for a physician's assistant.
Orders, prescribes and administers drugs and medical devices within scope of practice as outlined by Idaho State law.
Able to perform minor surgical procedures.
Writes progress notes and discharge summaries.
Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
Communicates appropriately and clearly to supervising physician, nurses, staff.
Maintains a good working relationship within the Hospital Clinic Department.
Consults other healthcare professionals and facilities as appropriate to provide for an interdisciplinary approach to patient’s needs.
Treats patients and their families with respect and dignity.
Demonstrates the ability to be flexible, organized and function under stressful situations.
Teaches students, residents and interns specific procedures, techniques.
Attends all Hospital Clinic and medical staff meetings as appropriate to the facility’s rules and regulations.
Stays current with new developments in medicine through continuing education, seminars and affiliations with professional societies.
Adheres to dress code, appearance is neat and clean.
Completes annual educational requirements.  Attends education in service programs to maintain professional competencies.  Obtains appropriate hospital-specific education and training.
Maintains regulatory requirements.
Maintains patient confidentiality at all times.
Reports to work on time and as scheduled, completes work within designated time.
Wears identification while on duty, uses computerized punch time system correctly.
Completes inservices and returns in a timely fashion.
Attends annual review and department inservices, as scheduled.
Attends all required staff meetings annually, reads and returns all monthly staff meeting minutes. No unexcused absences.
Represents the organization in a positive and professional manner.
Actively participates in the medical office/clinic's performance improvement and quality performance improvement (QPI) activities.
Complies with all organizational policies regarding ethical business practices.
Communicates the mission, ethics and goals of the organization, as well as the focus statement of the department.
  • For physical demands of position, including vision, hearing, repetitive motion and environment, please contact the Human Resources Department at (208) 549-4453.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position without compromising patient care.
Weiser Memorial Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer offering our employees a drug, alcohol and tobacco-free workplace. 
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