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Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant

Company: Coastal Urgent Care
Location: Gonzales
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant who functions as an independent healthcare provider who, working collaboratively within a multidisciplinary health team, is responsible for providing comprehensive care to patients with acute or chronic medical conditions in a primary care setting that includes telehealth medicine. The PA or NP demonstrates a high degree of clinical expertise in working with patients with acute and chronic illnesses or acute injuries commonly encountered in both the pediatric and adult patient population. The provider is responsible for assessment, diagnosis, treatment, management, education, health promotion and care coordination for patients and families with acute and chronic health needs.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

--- Provide care generally on an outpatient basis and such pre-operative care in minor surgery normally performed on an outpatient basis
--- Responsible for the delivery of care, treatment, and referrals. Arrange for referral resources for those medical specialties not provided by the organization for patients of the clinic
--- Evaluate patients, based on medical training and/or specialty, to determine the medical condition of the patient, through the performance of physical examinations, thereby, establishing a diagnosis and proposed treatment plan
--- Perform such clinical procedures for patient's benefit which are within scope and skill of practitioner and which are economically feasible
--- Communicate information to patients regarding diagnosis and treatment goals
--- Maintains accurate, complete, concise and timely documentation in the electronic medical record
--- Perform other job-related duties, as may be assigned, by the Medical Director
Requirements and Qualifications:

--- Current, unrestricted PA or NP license in the state or the ability to obtain
--- Ability to obtain DEA licensure
--- Knowledge of treatment and drug interactions
--- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Community Care Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO).
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Keywords: Coastal Urgent Care, Baton Rouge , Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant, Other , Gonzales, Louisiana

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