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Advanced Practitioner - PA, Urgent Care

Company: Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist
Location: Clemmons
Posted on: May 25, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description
Wake Forest Health NetworkUrgent Care - Clemmonsseeks aPhysician Assistantto join their growing practice.Must have aminimum of 1 year of relevant experience in Urgent Care / Emergency Department / Family Medicine and experiencewith pediatric patients.This is a great opportunity for a Physician Assistant who wants a comprehensive outpatient clinicincluding all ages treatingminor burns or injuries, sprains and strains, coughs, colds and sore throats, allergic reactions (non-life threatening), rash or other skin irritations, broken bones and more.
JOB SUMMARY:The Physician Assistant (PA) is responsible for coordinating the planning, implementation, and ongoing monitoring and evaluation of his/her designated patient population. As an advanced practice practitioner, the PA is responsible for identifying and implementing opportunities to support and improve the quality of care provided to assigned patients across the continuum of care. The PA utilizes age-specific medical knowledge, specialty expertise, and management principles to ensure timely, appropriate and cost effective care in accordance with Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center mission and values, policies/procedures, and internal/external regulations. Care is based on patient variables (i.e., age, developmental level and cognitive ability). Credentialed physician assistants, with the supervision of a physician licensed by the North Carolina Medical Board are authorized to perform the following procedures at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center Community Physicians: Obtain and record patient medical history Perform physical examinations Order medications, tests and treatments within the guidelines specified by the North Carolina Medical Board and Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center-Community Physicians and his/her written agreement with the supervising physician Perform office-based procedures as appropriate for training and practice setting.
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:Bachelor's Degree Master's Degree from an accredited Physician Assistant program required BCLS required Education and/or equivalent experience as a PA.
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, and/or REGISTRATION:Current licensure as a Physician Assistant by the North Carolina Medical Board Credentialed by Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center Active certification by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA).

  • Utilizes advanced knowledge and skills to provide selected medical procedures for assigned patient population. Performs complex diagnostic and therapeutic procedures in diagnosing medical and surgical problems and prescribing necessary treatment and service for quality patient care; record data and conclusions for review by the physician as stated in the scope of services/supervisory arrangements.
  • Communicates and collaborates with appropriate members of the health care team, including patients, and their families.
  • Works to improve the quality of care provided to patients. Provides outpatient care services under indirect physician supervision such as complete physical exam, wound suturing, and dressing changes; monitor progress of patients, maintain a record of the patient's progress, and consult with supervising physician when patients progress does not meet anticipated and/or predetermined criteria.
  • Ensures the continuous quality of professional services by maintaining updated knowledge and skills.
  • Maintains appropriate on-site documentation at every practice location relating to physician assistant practice as required by the North Carolina Medical Board including but not limited to, scope of services, supervisory agreement, prescribing instructions, CME documentation and back-up supervising physician list.
    SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS:Advanced clinical assessment skills for specialty area Ability to make sound and timely decisions Ability to cooperate and work well with others

    About Us
    Wake Forest Baptist Health, Wake Forest University School of Medicine and Atrium Health have joined forces in a strategic combination that will enhance care, transform medical education and create economic opportunity for countless lives in North Carolina and beyond. As a part of that combination, the two health systems will be integrating technology and platforms, including our career sites.
    This means that although you are applying on the Wake Forest Baptist Health Career Site, you receive communications from the Atrium Health Recruitment Team. Please know that this is an expected process, and thanks in advance for your flexibility.
    Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist is a pre-eminent academic health system based in Winston-Salem, North Carolina and part of Atrium Health Enterprise. Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptists two main components are an integrated clinical system anchored by Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, an 885-bed tertiary-care hospital in Winston-Salem that includes Brenner Childrens Hospital, five community hospitals, more than 300 primary and specialty care locations and more than 2,700 physicians; and Wake Forest School of Medicine, the academic core of Atrium Health Enterprise and a recognized leader in experiential medical education and groundbreaking research that includes Wake Forest Innovations, a commercialization enterprise focused on advancing health care through new medical technologies and biomedical discovery.
    About the Team
    Mission, Vision and Culture Commitments

    To improve health, elevate hope and advance healing for all.

    To be the first and best choice for care.

    Culture Commitments
    We create a space where all Belong
    We Work as One to make great things happen
    We earn Trust in all we do
    We Innovate to better the now and create the future
    We drive for Excellence always

Keywords: Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist, Winston-Salem , Advanced Practitioner - PA, Urgent Care, Healthcare , Clemmons, North Carolina

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