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Advanced Practice Provider (APP-NP/PA) - Neurology - Florence Medical Center (Physician Assistant )

Company: MUSC Health
Location: Florence
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Neurology opening in Florence, South Carolina.

Job Summary/ Purpose: MUSC Health Neurology Florence is seeking a Neurology Advanced Practice Provider to care for the rapidly growing ambulatory clinic in Florence, SC. The Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant is under the general direction and responsibility of the supervising/collaborating physician. Assist with direct patient care, case management, practice development, and implementation of policies and procedures to increase the continuity of care of all patients. Collaborates with members of the team to establish protocols, supervise treatment plan and monitor quality of the clinical practice.

Fair Labor Standards Act Status: Salary/Exempt Hours per week: 40 Scheduled Work Hours/Shift: Monday Friday 8:00am- 5:00pm Patient Population focus: Outpatient primarily with the potential to expand to inpatient care Patient Population Age Range: 18 and older

Required Minimum Training and Education:
Completion of an accredited Physician Assistant program and currently licensed or eligible for licensure as a Physician Assistant or completion of an accredited Nurse Practitioner Program and currently licensed or eligible as a Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP). Neurology experience preferred. Degree of Supervision
Physician Assistant or Advanced Practice Registered Nurse will be assigned a Primary Supervising/Collaborating Physician employed by MUSC and will report directly to this physician. Required Licensure, Certifications, Registrations Currently licensed (or eligible) in the state of South Carolina as a Physician Assistant by the National Board of Medical Examiners or the American Academy of Physician Assistants or as a Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP). Requires certification in Basic Life Support and Advanced Cardiac Life Support. ACLS required for adult inpatient positions. If ACLS is not current, provider must enroll and have received certificate by start date. Job Duties - Provides direct care to patients through the following activities: - Takes comprehensive history and performs physical examinations - Evaluates and treats on the basis of history, physical examination, radiological, laboratory, and other diagnostic test results pursuant to the practice agreement or scope of practice guideline - Initiates referrals to other health care provides, and/or consults with the attending physician or the collaborating physician - Documents and bills for direct care provided - Utilizes current research and evidence-based decision-making in all clinical practice - Performs and participates in quality/performance improvement activities and clinical research - Participates in and supports accreditation, compliance, and regulatory activities of the organization - Demonstrates responsibility for professional practice through active participation in professional organizations and continuing education - Potential to precept students at MUSC enrolled as an advanced practice provider student; and facilitates the learning of other new team members - Attends appropriate meetings as required - Refilling medications - APRN or PA must maintain licenses, certifications, CNEs/CMEs, etc. as required by applicable policies and state law Physical Requirements Continuous requirements are to perform job functions while standing, walking and sitting. Ability to bend at the waist, kneel, climb stairs, reach in all directions, fully use both hands and legs, possess good finger dexterity, perform repetitive motions with hands/wrists/elbows and shoulders, reach in all directions. Ability to be qualified physically for respirator use, initially and as required. Maintain 20/40 vision corrected, see and recognize objects close at hand and at a distance, work in a latex safe environment and work indoors. Frequently lift, lower, push and pull and/or carry objects weighing 50 lbs (+/-) unassisted, exert up to 50 lbs of force, lift from 36" to overhead 25 lbs. Infrequently work in dusty areas and confined/cramped spaces.

Keywords: MUSC Health, Fayetteville , Advanced Practice Provider (APP-NP/PA) - Neurology - Florence Medical Center (Physician Assistant ), Healthcare , Florence, North Carolina

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