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Physician Assistant / Nurse Practitioner - Neurology in San Diego, CA at Scripps Clinic - Torrey Pines

Date Posted: 11/26/2018

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Job Description

PLEASE DO NOT COMPLETE THE APPLICATION PROCESS FOR THIS POSITION. FOR CONSIDERATION PLEASE FORWARD YOUR RESUME TO: Brandt.Timothy@scrippshealth.org

General Description
 
Collaborates with the neurologist to compassionately manage outpatient clinic patients with neurological diseases of the central and peripheral nervous system, including muscle. This may include headache, stroke, dementia, movement disorders, neuropathy, epilepsy, radiculopathy, and myasthenia gravis. The Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant will operate under the Delegation of Services Agreement and Standardized Procedures to conduct follow up care on patients by taking histories and performing physical exams, order appropriate lab and imaging studies, prescribe medications, provide injection medication (such as Botox), provide patient and family education and support, make appropriate referrals to specialists and community services, and collaborate with the patient’s primary care physician.

Key Responsibilities

Assess patients with neurological complaints independently and in collaboration with the supervising physician(s).

Provide patient centered care with compassion and respect for patient dignity.
 
Lead follow-up care and coordinate care for neurology patients.
 
Collaborate with other specialists and primary care in patient management.
 
Assist supervising physician with managing patient communications.
 
Assist supervising physicians with forms for DMV, FMLA and disability

Medication management.
 
Order and manage laboratory and radiology tests.
 
Provide education for patients and their families.
 
Participate in neuroradiology conference and related continuing education.
 
Requirements
Valid California Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant License, DEA, and Delegation of Services Agreement or Standardized Procedures and certifications necessary for NP or PA practice.

Preferred
2 years post graduate clinical experience.  Neurology experience preferred.

PLEASE DO NOT COMPLETE THE APPLICATION PROCESS FOR THIS POSITION. FOR CONSIDERATION PLEAES FORWARD YOUR RESUME TO: Brandt.Timothy@scrippshealth.org