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Gastroenterology Advanced Practice Provider

Company: Catholic Health Initiatives
Location: Tacoma
Posted on: June 8, 2024

Job Description:

In 2020 united in a fierce commitment to deliver the highest quality care and exceptional patient experience Virginia Mason and CHI Franciscan Health came together as natural partners to build a new health system centered around the patient: Virginia Mason Franciscan Health. Our combined system builds upon the scale and expertise of our nearly 300 sites of care including 11 hospitals and nearly 5000 physicians and providers. Together we are empowered to make an even greater impact on the health and well-being of our communities.
Franciscan Digestive Care Associates, part of The Center for Digestive Health at Virginia Mason Franciscan Health, is seeking a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to join our team. We pride ourselves in practicing high quality, evidence based, and patient centered medicine. We have a strong culture of collegiality and team approach to decision making. We have also created a unique, efficient and highly desirable work model. In our ongoing effort to expand our exceptional care to regions in the South Puget Sound, we are looking for a well-trained, collegial, caring PA/ARNP who is motivated to provide the best possible patient care to join our highly acclaimed group.Schedule includes 4-10 Hour clinic shifts with occasional weekday inpatient coverage.Essential Duties:

  • Perform physical examinations, record medical histories, and formulate accurate diagnoses under physicians and Medical Directors supervision. Review patient records. Establish presumptive diagnosis.
  • Effectively develop and implement patient care treatment plans.
    • Consult with physician(s) when warranted to assess patient condition and treatment.
    • Ensure that medical charts, patient billing and related administrative duties are completed in a timely manner.
    • Ensure that same day care is available to patients with acute illness or minor injuries.
    • Participate in the development and implementation of clinic policies and procedures.
    • Maintain current knowledge of medical procedures and treatment, including participating in professional development activities and maintaining professional affiliations.
    • Attends required meetings and participates in committees as assigned.
    • Orders appropriate laboratory and diagnostic procedures.
    • Provides monitoring and continuity of care between physician visits.
    • Provides patient education. Instructs patients and family regarding medications and treatment instructions.
    • Perform similar and incidental duties as assigned and complete them in a timely manner.
    • Uses Universal Precautions including personal protective equipment for anticipated contact with blood or other potentially infectious materials.Preferred Experience:
      • At least one year of Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant experience preferred in Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine or related adult medical specialty.
        Required License/Certification:
        • National certification required.
        • CPR certification.
        • Active Washington State license prior to start
          Pay Range
          $58.17 - $72.12 /hour

Keywords: Catholic Health Initiatives, Tacoma , Gastroenterology Advanced Practice Provider, Healthcare , Tacoma, Washington

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