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Distinctive Home & Health Care is a leading provider of healthcare to serve military installations across the United States. Our team of professionals is dedicated to providing the highest quality of service and support for each one of our clients.

Distinctive Healthcare is currently seeking to hire a Full time PA/NP at Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio, TX.

Degree/Education: Master’s Degree.

Certifications in addition to Basic Life Support, Certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician’s Assistants (NCCPA). Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) or the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).

Experience:
See Exhibit 5;
  • At least 50% of staff filled on this contract will have a minimum of one year of CCU/ICU experience.
  • The remaining 50% must meet standard experience qualifications for their respective specialty (PA/NP).
HCW Duties:
Duties for the HCW are as follows:

Physician Assistant:
  • Provide a full range of Physician Assistant services in primary and specialty medical care within the limits of their training and privileges granted by the MTF (e.g., supervise and provide general screening and medical care and examinations of patients for routine, acute and chronic conditions involving any and all organ systems; provide immunizations; diagnose, treat, and counsel patients as indicated).
  • Technically direct and provide care for a variety of diseases and types of injuries (i.e., acute, chronic and minor trauma), and the skills to recognize emergency conditions in order to diagnose, prescribe for and treat diseases, disorders and injuries, and refer the more complex cases and serious conditions to qualified medical personnel and perform designated treatment.
  • Technically direct and teach other staff, provide educational lectures and participate in in-service training to staff members.
  • Promote preventive care and health maintenance including annual physicals, positive health behaviors and self-care through both formal and individual education and counseling.
  • Prescribe in accordance with approved treatment protocols and the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee approved medications and immunizations.
  • Identify a medical problem and determine appropriate action to meet the problem, including referral to a physician.
  • Perform specific diagnostic and therapeutic practices and procedures in accordance with scope of practice.
  • Establish collaborative rapport with physician, nursing and others in order to promote and facilitate primary care services.
  • Teach patients and family member’s healthy regimen and responsibility for achieving wellness.
  • Attend staff meetings to provide case discussion, continuing education, and continuous quality improvement.
  • Management or co-management of patients with multiple comorbidities.
Nurse Practitioner:
  • Provide a full range of outcome-based nurse practitioner services in accordance with privileges granted by the MTF (e.g., supervise and provide general screening and medical care and examinations of patients for routine, acute and chronic conditions involving any and all organ systems; provide immunizations; diagnose, treat, and counsel patients as indicated). ? Technically direct and teach other staff, provide evidenced-based educational lectures and participate in in-service training to staff members.
  • Diagnose and treat patients with common acute conditions, chronic illnesses, or minor trauma within accepted protocols, clinical practice guidelines, Nurse Practice Acts, and/or in consultation with a physician.
  • Promote preventive care and health maintenance including annual physicals, positive health behaviors and self-care through both formal and individual education and counseling.
  • Communicate and collaborate with a diverse group of people for the purpose of informing the healthcare team of plans/actions, for teaching/education to benefit the patient/family and organization.
  • Recognize conditions that require isolation and ensure universal precautions are used in all patient encounters.
  • Attend staff meetings to provide case discussion, continuing education, and continuous quality improvement and safety.

About Distinctive Home & Health Care:

Distinctive Home & Health Care is a leading provider of home health care services in Maryland. Our team of professionals provides the highest quality service and support for each one of our clients. Distinctive Home & Health Care has three divisions that support individuals, families, and organizations that need home care: Distinctive Home Care, Distinctive Health Care, and Angel Senior Home Care ( in Virginia – Medicaid provider).Distinctive Homecare provides elderly home care in Prince George’s, Charles, Anne Arundel, and southern Montgomery counties of Maryland. Our professionals provides the highest quality service and support for each one of our clients ( in Virginia – Medicaid provider).Our home and health care services are based in Bowie, Maryland, and we have served 100s of families throughout the state of Maryland, DC, and Virginia for 15 years. Whether you or a family member needs personal care assistance in your own home or you are an organization that needs a healthcare staffing solution, Distinctive Home & Health Care is here to service our clients and families.For federal or state government contracting space, contact our office at 301-925-2900 and inquire about an opportunity or position within our organization throughout the United States.

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