FULL TIME BENEFITED
The Nurse Practitioner or Physician's Assistant will provide support in an urgent care setting. The Practioner/Assistant will take medical histories, perform physical examinations, order and interpret laboratory tests, x-rays etc., diagnose and treat illnesses and injuries under a physician's supervision.
The Nurse Practitioner or Physician's Assistant demonstrates excellent customer service performance in that his/her attitude and actions are at all times consistent with the standards contained in the Mission, Vision and Values of Covenant HealthCare and the commitment to Extraordinary Care for Every Generation.
Experience in wound care, dressing changes and OCL application.
Strong patient assessment skills; taking medical history, performing physical exam and treating illnesses and injuries.
GYN assessments and procedures may be necessary.
Medication within scope of licensure and facility limitations.
Initiates and orders appropriate diagnostic testing when needed. X-ray interpretation skills beneficial.
Will participate or direct regulatory activities in compliance with CLIA, HFAP, OSHA, EMTALLA, and Corporate Compliance/Covenant guidelines.
Maintains a professional, courteous and compassionate approach to patients and staff.
Graduate from an accredited institution.
Certification as a NP/PA.
Continuing medical education as required by the certification.
Current Michigan licensure.
3 years of experience preferred or previous experience as an RN.
Experience in family practice (both pediatrics and adult patient care preferred.
Computer literate, must be able to work with an EMR system and PAC system while providing patient care.
Ability to assess and treat patients with limited history and background in a timely manner. Should be able to average 5 patients per hour.
WORKING CONDITIONS/PHSYICAL DEMANDS
Ability to maintain punctual attendance consistent with the ADA, FMLA, and other federal, state, and local standards
Constant handling, feeling, talking, hearing, and near vision
Frequent lifting up to 25 lbs.
Frequent standing, walking, twisting, reaching, midrange vision, depth perception, color vision, and field of vision
Occasional lifting up to 100 lbs. or more
Occasional sitting, carrying, pushing, pulling, stooping, kneeling, crouching, squatting, tasting, smelling, and far vision
NOTICE REGARDING LATEX SENSITIVITY IN APPLICANTS FOR EMPLOYMENT.
It has been determined that Covenant HealthCare cannot provide a latex safe or latex free work environment at any of its facilities. Unfortunately, that means that any individual, including an applicant or an employee, is likely to be exposed to latex while on Covenant's premises. Therefore, latex tolerance is considered to be an essential function for any position with Covenant.
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