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Job Overview:

We are seeking a highly skilled and motivated Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner to join our dynamic urgent care team. As a Provider in our urgent care setting, you will play a crucial role in delivering high-quality and efficient patient care. The ideal candidate should have a strong background in urgent care or emergency medicine, possess excellent diagnostic and communication skills, and be able to thrive in a fast-paced environment.

Responsibilities:

  • Patient Assessment and Treatment:
    • Conduct thorough patient assessments, including medical history review and physical examinations.
    • Diagnose and treat a variety of urgent care conditions, injuries, and illnesses.
    • Order and interpret diagnostic tests such as X-rays, laboratory tests, and EKGs.
  • Emergency Care:
    • Provide timely and effective care for patients with urgent medical needs.
    • Stabilize patients in emergency situations and coordinate transfer to higher levels of care when necessary.
  • Collaboration:
    • Work collaboratively with the medical team, including physicians, nurses, and other healthcare professionals.
    • Communicate effectively with patients and families, explaining diagnoses, treatment plans, and necessary follow-up care.
  • Record Keeping:
    • Maintain accurate and up-to-date electronic medical records for all patient encounters.
    • Document patient care plans, prescriptions, and other relevant information in compliance with healthcare regulations.
  • Quality Improvement:
    • Participate in ongoing quality improvement initiatives to enhance the delivery of urgent care services.
    • Contribute to the development and implementation of clinical protocols and guidelines.
  • Education and Training:
    • Provide education to patients regarding their conditions, treatment plans, and preventive care.
    • Participate in the training and orientation of new healthcare staff as needed.

Qualifications:

  • Graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant program or Nurse Practitioner program
  • Current state licensure as a Certfied Physician Assistant or Certified Nurse Practitioner
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in urgent care, emergency medicine, or a related field.
  • Strong diagnostic and clinical decision-making skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team.

Working Conditions:

  • Fast-paced urgent care setting with varying patient volumes.
  • Shift work, including evenings, weekends, and holidays.
  • Exposure to infectious diseases and potential for occupational hazards.

If you are a dedicated and compassionate Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner looking to make a difference in urgent care, we invite you to apply for this exciting opportunity. Join our team and contribute to the delivery of exceptional patient-centered care in an urgent care setting.