InterCare Careers

Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner

Job Tracking ID:  512210-417046
Location:   Float, Open
Job Type:  Full-Time/Regular
Date Updated:  October 04, 2013
 
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Job Description:

InterCare is seeking an experienced Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner who can evaluate, diagnose and treat InterCares diverse patient populations in collaboration with a physician. This will take place in a compassionate, ethical and professional manner, resulting in comprehensive medical guidance that meets/exceeds standards of care. The successful Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner candidate will be part of a team dedicated to improving the delivery and quality of health care that is patient-centered, safe and effective in a fast-paced environment. 
 

 DUTIES AND RE SPONSIBILITIES:

  • Examines diagnoses and treats patients for acute injuries, infections, and illnesses
  • Counsels and educates patients about acute and chronic conditions or concerns
  • Promote patient satisfaction and provide excellent customer service
  • Formulates diagnostic and treatment plans
  • Prescribes and administers medication
  • Orders lab and imaging tests to determine and manage an immediate treatment plan
  • Provides advice and follow up; and refers appropriate care to specialists when needed
  • Enters patient information into the EHR system completely and accurately
  • Follow HIPAA guidelines and safety rules

 

Experience and Skills:

 

The candidate we are looking for will have experience in multiple patient care areas, allowing this individual to float between InterCares five health center sites as demand indicates. Physician Assistant candidates must be a graduate of an accredited physician assistant program, and Nurse Practitioner candidates must possess a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN). All candidates must be licensed in the state of Michigan, have DEA Certification and BLS Certification. Minimum of 2 years of clinical experience; urgent care and outpatient clinic experience preferred.  Have the ability to formulate differential diagnosis, be proficient in assessment and development of treatment plans, can effectively function in collaboration with other healthcare professionals, have outstanding organizational skills and the ability to multi-task, takes initiative, be creative, has problem solving ability, is adaptable, and flexible. Enjoys working in a fast-paced environment.  Bilingual English/Spanish is preferred.

InterCare Community Heath Network provides a rewarding and challenging work environment, and a very competitive benefits package which includes:  a generous paid time off package including paid holidays, competitive wages, tuition assistance program, medical, prescription, dental, and life insurance.  InterCare Community Health Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

 

ABOUT US:

InterCare Community Health Networkis a not-for-profit organization headquartered in Bangor, Michigan.  We employ 400 medical and dental health professionals and support personnel at multiple locations. InterCare is a federally qualified health center dedicated to improving individual health and reducing health issues in communities that we serve.   We pursue our vision through the delivery of a broad range of primary care services and by promoting open access for all.  InterCare's main focus is on disease prevention, wellness, and regular and timely treatment of chronic conditions. We pride ourselves on excellent communications with our patients, and on a strong health education focus that helps our patients and their families become involved in their own health care.




Additional Information:

Job Level:   Mid Career (2+ years)
Number of Openings:   1
Years of Experience:   2 - 5 Years
Level of Education:   Masters Degree
Starting Date :   October 4, 2013
 

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