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

Date Posted: 9/28/2018

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Job Description

PLEASE DO NOT COMPLETE THE APPLICATION PROCESS FOR THIS POSITION.
FOR CONSIDERATION, PLEASE FORWARD YOUR RESUME TO: SCMGRecruitment@scrippshealth.org with “Scripps HealthExpress TP” in the Subject Line.
 
Advanced Practice Clinician
Scripps HealthExpress Clinic
 
General Description
 
The Scripps HealthExpress Clinics will provide same day access for patients either through appointments or on a walk-in basis for acute care of a defined set of minor medical conditions. The clinics are intended to provide additional access points for our patients seeking care for non-chronic issues and will not replace the Primary Care Physicians or existing Urgent Care Clinics.
 
The Scripps HealthExpress Clinic Advanced Practice Clinician (APC) works autonomously within a medical office building, providing first line acute care for minor conditions under the supervision of a remotely-based Medical Director.
The APC works to ensure prompt and convenient access for scheduled and walk-in patients, strives to ensure successful growth of the practice, and provides excellent representation of Scripps in all professional aspects. When necessary, the APC facilitates transfer to a higher level of care to the patients’ primary care provider/care team, specialty, and/or urgent care or emergency department. Patient care may be delivered in-person, electronically, or telephonically.
 
The APC is expected to meet the highest standards for clinical capability, competence, professional education, quality improvement and overall excellence in patient care delivery. The position requires a current California Nurse Practitioner license and DEA furnishing certificate.
 
Key Responsibilities
  • Provides medical care for common acute conditions, including, but not limited to:
    • Minor infections, including those involving the respiratory, genitourinary, dermatologic, ocular, and gastrointestinal systems
    • Musculoskeletal complaints and minor injuries
    • Asthma, allergy
  • Provides wellness services as defined by organizational needs
  • Able to diagnose and treat patients from age 5
  • Reviews daily and monthly metrics as defined by Scripps Health
  • Reports to Clinical Director on a regular basis
  • Works with operational team to ensure a smooth operation of clinic service
  • Provides immunizations as required
  • Is adept at POC testing (Point of Care)
  • Recognizes limits of care and discusses cases with supervisor appropriately
Attributes
  • Has excellent clinical judgement & demonstrates competence in acute care delivery
  • Adheres to the latest evidence-based clinical standards
  • Has special interest in the establishment and growth of increased heath access points for patient care
  • Is comfortable with independent practice with at least one year of clinical experience.
  • Has flexibility in schedule and duties, to include “on call” scheduling
  • Is proficient in use of electronic medical records (EPIC or equivalent EMR)
  • Interest in process improvement
  • Is committed to professional self-improvement and continuing education
  • Works well in a team setting
  • Is certified in BLS
  • Supports all of the institution’s mission and goals
  • Is willing and capable of completing daily checks for quality control of medications, test and equipment.
PLEASE DO NOT COMPLETE THE APPLICATION PROCESS FOR THIS POSITION.
FOR CONSIDERATION, PLEASE FORWARD YOUR RESUME TO: SCMGRecruitment@scrippshealth.org with “Scripps HealthExpress TP” in the Subject Line.
 
EOE