Express Care NP/PA 7459-2259 in Hancock, MI at LifePoint Health

Date Posted: 11/9/2020

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Job Description

UP Health System - Portage
At UP Health System - Portage, providing an excellent patient experience is at the heart of everything we do. This includes not only providing the highest quality patient care, but offering exemplary customer service by creating an environment that puts our patients at ease. We accomplish this by embodying a patient-centric culture while supporting positivity and the growth of our employees both professionally and personally.
An exciting opportunity is available in our Express Care clinics located in Houghton and Calumet, Michigan.
UP Health System Portage is looking for a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to join our team.

Essential Functions:
• Provide exemplary customer service to patients, visitors and coworkers.
• Provide convenient, friendly patient care to all who come through our door seeking health related services.
• Obtains patient history and performs assessment via observation, interview and examination.
• Provide direct treatment and management of health conditions, including use of prescriptive authority and referral to other healthcare providers or community resources.
• Documents patient care performed, assessments made, and orders given.
• Oversees, directs and supports on site laboratory, x-rays, injections, and collections for direct access services, if applicable.
• Provide counseling and education of patients and their families/caregivers concerning preventative health, treatment options and community resources.
• Provide care in the context of promoting age- and culture-appropriate informed choices, shared decision making, and the right to self-determination.
• Working environment subject to varying fast paced conditions during peak seasons.
• Maintains clinical core competency.

Job Requirements

Master’s Degree Required
Current MI Nurse Practitioner or Physician’s Assistant licensure Required
BLS certification Required
Annual Influenza Vaccination Required

Position Details:
1.0 FTE (40 hours per week)
Day Shift

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