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Nurse Practitioner

Company: Covenant
Location: Knoxville
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Overview Nurse Practitioner - Physician's Assistant, Cardiology Associates of East Tennessee Full time, 80 hours per pay period, Day shift, Monday - Friday, 8am - 5 pm Covenant Medical Group is Covenant Healths employed and managed medical practice organization, with more than 300 top Physicians and providers spanning the continuum of care in 20 cities throughout East Tennessee. Specialties include cardiology, cardiothoracic surgery, cardiovascular surgery, endocrinology, gastroenterology, general surgery, infectious disease, neurology, neurosurgery, obstetrics and gynecology, occupational medicine, orthopedic surgery, physical medicine and rehabilitation, primary care, pulmonology, reproductive medicine, rheumatology, sleep medicine and urology. Position Summary: Provides primary care to patients under the supervision of a physician preceptor, following established medical protocols. Responsibilities Maintains established departmental policies and procedures, objectives, quality assurance program and safety standards. Provides direct patient care, evaluates outcomes, consults with other specialists as required, and adjusts processes as indicated to ensure optimal patient care. Collaborates with physician preceptor to formulate and review medical protocols. Obtains complete medical history of the patient. Identifies health hazards in the patient's environment as well as patient risk factors. Identifies and considers the cultural patterns, economic status and patient resources in plan of care. Performs appropriate physical exam as indicated. Obtains appropriate laboratory specimens. Analyzes objective and subjective data for appropriate diagnosis and treatment. Assures treatment and/or plan of care is consistent with established protocols. Monitors and ensures accuracy of recording on patient medical records and maintains all required reports, records, statistics, etc. Documents all pertinent information accurately, legibly, and in a timely manner. Follows Medicare guidelines for accuracy in CPT and ICD coding. Applies the fundamentals of AIDET when communicating with patients. Refers patient to appropriate services which exceed scope of practice of the practitioner. Provide health promotion counseling and develop patient teaching information. Serves as a resource person for other staff personnel. May supervise clinical staff. Maintains professional growth and development through seminars, workshops and professional affiliations to keep abreast of latest trends in field of expertise. Collaborate with the patient, physician and other care team members as part of a team based approach to overall patient care. Attends meetings as required and participates on committees as directed. Follows policies, procedures, and safety standards. Completes required education assignments annually. Works toward achieving goals and objectives, and participates in quality improvement initiatives as requested. Performs other duties as assigned or requested. Qualifications Minimum Education: None specified; however, must be sufficient to meet the standards for achievement of the below indicated license and/ or certification as required by issuing authority. Minimum Experience: One (1) year experience. Cardiac experience preferred. Licensure Requirements: Must have and maintain certification by American Nurses Association or American Academy of Nurse Practitioners as a Family Nurse Practitioner. Must meet the State's requirements as a Nurse Practitioner. CPR required. For information on Cardiology Associates of East Tennessee: RN license

Keywords: Covenant, Knoxville , Nurse Practitioner, Healthcare , Knoxville, Tennessee

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