We have a very clear mission at Legacy: to make life better for our patients, our community and each other. We show it every day, in everything we do. At Legacy, we have a fundamental responsibility to improve the wellness of everyone we touch and empower people to live healthier lives. If you are interested in joining a team that is making a difference, we would like to talk with you.
Responsible for coordinating the day-to-day operations of other Advanced Practice Clinicians (APCs) at a designated site(s), meanwhile performing the clinical duties of a staff level Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant. Duties include a wide variety of administrative functions including: APC leader role on clinical leadership teams, electronic medical records training, customer service training, procedures/skills training, workflow coordination/ staff scheduling and implementation of special projects/initiatives. Assists Site Medical Directors with chart reviewal, patient quality/satisfaction initiatives and other administrative duties at the discretion of the Medical Director Urgent Care. Plays an active role at clinical leadership meetings and collaboratively disseminates best practices to all APC providers and staff.
Provides clinical services for acute episodic conditions, either in collaboration with or in lieu of a physician (as per licensure/ scope of practice). Practices within licensure specifications and seeks the professional medical direction of a physician whenever a case falls outside one’s authorized scope/ role.
Has completed an accredited U.S. Physician’s Assistant Program and is certified as a Physician’s Assistant; OR has completed an accredited Nurse Practitioner Program and is certified as a Nurse Practitioner
Minimum 2-years clinical experience within an emergency department, urgent care environment and/or similar clinical setting, required. 10 or more years clinical experience, preferred.
Prior clinical experience with both adult and pediatric populations, required.
Prior administrative/ leadership experience, strongly preferred.
Familiarity with computers, strongly preferred.
Excellent assessment skills: to recognize more serious health conditions and to direct patients to the emergency department for more advanced care when necessary.
Effective verbal and listening skills: to gather and validate patient information.
Solid problem-solving and customer service skills.
Demonstrated interpersonal and communications skills that promote cooperation and teamwork.
Ability to work efficiently with minimal supervision, exercising independent judgment within stated guidelines/ licensure.
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Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disabled
National Certification as a Nurse Practitioner (NP-PP) or Physician Assistant (PA), required.
Current applicable state license as a Nurse Practitioner with Prescriptive Privileges (NP-PP) or as a Physician Assistant, required.
Current Basic Life Support (CPR) certification.