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Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant

Company: Sacred Circle Healthcare
Location: Salt Lake City
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Sacred Circle Healthcare is seeking a full-time Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant with an emphasis in primary care and pain management, in Salt Lake City, Utah.As an entity of the Confederated Tribes of the Goshute Reservation, we, at Sacred Circle Healthcare, preserve the Goshute heritage of protecting and caring for family and extend the tradition to all marginalized and underserved populations in our area. We refuse to let access, ethnicity, or socioeconomic status restrict someone from receiving complete healthcare. Interested in joining our team? We are looking for people who are genuine, kind, ambitious, positive, and helpful - exceptional people building on a celebrated heritage who are passionate about delivering uncompromising care - people who make a difference every day no matter what their role or position. If you are looking for a job where the work you do impacts lives for the better every day, you are in the right place!Job SummaryOverview: Responsible for the management of all medical care for patients to include the provision of medical treatment and advice to patients as indicated. Provides medical treatment for patients with chronic pain in a comprehensive, multi-disciplinary pain program. Responds to emergencies, encourages health maintenance, and monitors patient progress.Reports to: Medical DirectorDepartment: Primary CareBusiness Unit: OperationsPatient Care: YesWorker Status: Full-time, salaryBenefits Eligible: YesWork Schedule: To Be Determined with the availability of 8:00 am - 6:00 pm Monday through Friday. Typically, four 10- hour shifts per week. Evening and weekend work may be required depending on position requirements.Location: Salt Lake Main Clinic/West Valley ClinicSupervisory responsibilities: YesThe successful candidate:Provides direct patient care within the scope of primary medicine. Provides medical management, including prescription medication, for patients in a pain program. All patients are managed by a comprehensive team that includes physical therapy, behavioral health, and care coordination. Expected to comprise at least 50% of patient care responsibilities.Provides medical treatment for patients with chronic pain in a comprehensive, multi-disciplinary pain program.Follows pain management per standard guidelines to ensure safe and effective prescribing.Collaborates with pain management team on individualized patient treatment plans and participates in pain management team meetings.Examines, diagnoses, and treats acute and chronic medical conditions.Cultivates a climate of trust and compassion for patients.Conducts routine check-ups on patients to assess their health condition and discover possible issues.Reaches an informed diagnosis based on scientific knowledge and patient's medical history.Orders or executes various tests, analysis, and diagnostic imaging to provide information on patient's condition.Prescribes medications and provides comprehensive instructions for administration.Works continually to assure deliverance of quality clinical care in a safe, efficient, competent, and effective manner.Responsible for accurate, timely, and complete documentation in patient records.Follow up on patient care as indicated.Completes other duties as assigned. Required Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Nurse PractitionerEDUCATION: Graduation from an accredited school of nursing; and successful completion of an accredited Nurse Practitioner program.EXPERIENCE: At least 1 year of experience in a clinical setting as a Nurse Practitioner and/or at least 2 years of previous work as an RN prior to nurse practitioner school.CERTIFICATION/LICENSE:Possession of a valid DEA number.Possession of a State Registered Nurse License with the ability to prescribe controlled substances is required (APRN, APRN-CS).Possession of an active National Certification from an accrediting board. (IE: American Academy of Nurse Practitioners - AANP, American Nurses Credentialing Center Commission on Certification - ANCC, Pediatric Nurse Certification Board - PNCB, etc.)BLS Provider/CPR.EDUCATION: A master's degree in physician assistant education.EXPERIENCE: At least 1 year working in a clinical setting as a physician assistant.CERTIFICATION/LICENSE: Possession of a valid DEA number.A state license to practice medicine.Possession of an active National Certification credential Physician Assistant-Certified (PA-C).BLS Provider/CPR.KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES: Knowledge of up to date, evidence based clinical care including diagnosis, treatment, and procedures.Knowledge of limitations in scope and ability to ask for assistance from supervising physician when needed.Knowledge of legal and ethical standards for the delivery of care.Ability to use computers, applications, and phone systems, including their use in telehealth appointments. Knowledge of related accreditation and certification requirements.Knowledge of organizational policies, procedures, systems, and objectives. Ability to use computer, application, and phone systems for telehealth appointments.Ability to maintain quality, safety, and/or infection control standards. Ability to plan and organize. Ability to evaluate the effectiveness of existing methods and procedures. Ability to operate office equipment. Ability to communicate effectively with patients, clinical and administrative staff, and the public. Ability to interpret, adapt, and apply guidelines and policies and procedures. Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations. Ability to work independently and in a team environment.Ability to communicate with an interpreter. Additional Information - Join us as we are Redefining Compassionate Healthcare, together!As group of 4 healthcare clinics, diversity drives our identity. We are proud of our Native American heritage. Whether you are seeking your first job, transitioning back into the workforce, looking to start your career, or grow an existing one, Sacred Circle Healthcare walks with you. We need you for what you can do. We strive for a mix of benefits to help you combine great work with a great life. Competitive pay Healthcare coverage for you and your family Generous PTO, paid holidays and floating holidays to celebrate what is important to you (prorated for part-time employees)License renewal and recertification support CE/CME SupportSCHC malpractice coverage, as applicableStudent loan repayment optionsRetirement matching to invest in your futureColleagues that are unparalleledA culture that is second to none Sacred Circle Healthcare/Confederated Tribes of the Goshute Reservation gives preference to qualified American Indian/Alaskan Native Applicants PI208460037

Keywords: Sacred Circle Healthcare, Salt Lake City , Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant, Healthcare , Salt Lake City, Utah

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