Mid-Level provider cares and addresses health care issues to patients of all ages. Provides family health care to the patients of VARIETY CARE, following the standards of the Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) and at the direction of the Medical Director and/or Supervising Physician.

 

Job Description:

  1. Provides quality, comprehensive, accessible and cost effective patient care through clinical expertise, role modeling, mentoring, consultation, interdisciplinary collaboration, and utilization of research.
  2. Performs clinical decision-making that is professional, innovative synthesis of knowledge, clinical evidence, research, scientific theory and nursing process.
  3. Practice excellence and technical assistance are promoted through helping relationships among nursing staff and across other disciplines - nurses, support staff and administrative staff.
  4. Follow protocols which provide medical authority when such are indicated in providing care.
  5. Performs physical examinations, screenings, and assessments of patients.
  6. Selects orders and/or perform tests and procedures to augment physical findings.
  7. Utilizes appropriate laboratory tests using prescribed methods and techniques; determines normal and abnormal test results; and develops a health care plan based upon analyzed data.
  8. Define/document differential diagnoses and list differential diagnoses with most likely diagnoses included.    
  9. Perform diagnostic and therapeutic procedures as deemed necessary and appropriate for the plan of care, in collaboration with supervising physician.
  10. Interpret data and diagnostic results for the appropriate course of action including but not limited to blood gasses, radiology, EKG, etc. in collaboration with supervising physician.
  11. Secures health histories from patients and notate findings and treatment course inpatient electronic health chart including follow-up notes.
  12. Under the direct and indirect supervision of a physician, diagnoses plan and implement a comprehensive medical care plan based on the patient’s health needs.
  13. Provides continuity to an individualized health care program for patients by referring to or collaborating with VARIETY CARE physicians and other members of the health care team.
  14. Provides instruction and counseling to individuals, families and/or groups and respects the patient’s personal desires in support of a caring environment focused on healing and preventive care.
  15. Identifies health care needs within the community and makes recommendations on comprehensive health care for patients.
  16. Assists in planning and providing in-service training as needed.
  17. Follows HIPAA guidelines and VARIETY CARE policy and procedures as it relates to privacy.
  18. Support Variety Care’s accreditation as a Patient Centered Medical Home and our commitment to provide care to all Variety patients that is Safe, Effective, Patient Centered, Timely, Efficient, and Equitable.  Provide leadership and work with all staff to achieve the goals of the “Triple Aim” of healthcare reform—to improve the experience of care, improve health outcomes, and decrease healthcare costs
  19. Performs related duties as required and assigned by the Medical Director.

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  1. Completed a Physician Assistant accredited educational program.
  2. Recognition as a Physician Assistant by the Oklahoma Medical Board; certification by the appropriate national Certified Practitioner organization.
  3. Be eligible to obtain a license immediately to practice in Oklahoma.
  4. A minimum 1 to 3 years of prior work experience a plus, but other experience and new graduates may be considered.
  5. Possesses knowledge of the theory and practice of the women’s nursing specialty; of medical diagnostic techniques, methods, and procedures; of community health programs and resources; and of supervisory principals and techniques utilized at VARIETY CARE.
  6. Demonstrates the ability to work effectively and tactfully with the public and co-workers.
  7. Exercises good judgment in evaluating situations and making decisions, and in expressing ideas effectively both orally and in writing.
  8. Possesses skill in providing specialized nursing care in the maintaining of medical records.
  9. Must be comfortable giving immunizations.
  10. A desire to serve patients and be self-motivated. You must have a good bedside manner and the ability to make decisions in emergencies.
  11. Ability to work in a multi-faceted, fast paced environment.
  12. Must be willing to work at least one day per week in the extended-hours clinic on a day to be agreed upon with the Medical Director.
  13. Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred, but not required.

 

  1. Able to lift at least 25 pounds
  2. Able to assist patients onto and off of exam table when asked or directed.

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