Nurse Practitioner/ Physician Assistant

Fort Myers, FL
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Location: Internal Medicine Of Southwest Florida
Position: Nurse Practitioner/ Physician Assistant

• Nursing: 1 year (Preferred)
• EMR System: 1 year (Preferred)
• Supervising: 1 year (Preferred)

• Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) (Preferred)

Work Location:
• One location

• Outpatient Specialty
• Geriatric

Work from home:
• No

The Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant is responsible for assisting the Physician in treating patients.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Assist the Physician in treating patients.
    • Evaluate patients, take history, and perform pertinent physical examination.
    • Provide post-surgical would care and follow up.
    • Coordinate care of patients (testing and preparation for procedures)
    • Record and ensure availability and completeness of documentation, reports, and imaging examinations.
    • Provide patient education, counseling, and instruction.
    • Facilitate supervising Physician referral of patients to the appropriate health care facilities, agencies, or other resources of the community or other physicians.
    • Dictate progress notes, history, and physical, and discharge summary.
    • Administer and/or order medication upon request of supervising Physician.
    • Initiate emergency measures on patients as required.
    • Perform chart review.
    • Provide in-service and daily consultation to clinical staff.
    • Initiate and monitor patients for special tests.
    • Counsel patients on preventive care.
    • Share on-call responsibilities with a supervising Physician on back-up.
    • Answer patient calls.
    • All other specific tasks delegated by supervising Physician in accordance with the Physician Assistant’s knowledge and expectance developed under the supervising Physician.
    • Adhere to office policies and procedures.

Minimum Qualifications Required:

    • Hold a current license in good standing.
    • Maintain certification in accordance with Department of Regulations
    • Able to perform health care tasks efficiently and effectively consistent with patient’s health and welfare.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills
    • Ability to work with minimum supervision.
    • Good diagnostic capabilities

Education and Experience Required

    • Graduate of an approved program or its equivalent
    • Meets the standards set by the Board of Medicine
    • Experience in Internal Medicine preferred, but not required.
Please note this position is posted on behalf of our partner practices. This individual will be working at the specific practice that is mentioned in the above details and will not be a direct employee of Aledade, Inc. so will therefore not be eligible for the benefits available to Aledade employees.