The Advanced Practice Provider (Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant) functions under the clinical supervision of licensed physicians, provides high quality care to patients within Skilled Nursing Facilities. Other duties as assigned.
- Evaluates and manages patients delivery of care meets current standards of practice.
- Ensures education is provided to the facility staff regarding patient’s condition.
- Address both acute and chronic primary care complaints, and able to ascertain medical urgency.
- Establish and document reasonable medical diagnoses.
- Seek specialty consultation as appropriate.
- Order pertinent diagnostic laboratory and radiology testing for the medical diagnosis or presenting symptom.
- Discuss unusual or unclear symptoms or results with consulting physicians in a timely manner.
- Accept feedback and direction from the supervising physician.
- Create and implements a medical plan of care.
- Perform diagnostic and/or therapeutic procedures within his/her level of training and expertise.
- Prescribe medications as appropriate.
- Remain knowledgeable on current therapies.
- Perform timely documentation and billing.
- Ability to adjust work schedule with ample notice.
- Must have a good understanding of customer service.
- Must be self motivated.
Requires current state of Wisconsin Registered Nurse License or a Multi-state Nursing License from a participating state in the NLC (Nurse Licensure Compact). Certification as an Advanced Practice Nurse Prescriber (APNP) by the Wisconsin State Board of Nursing is required. Certification by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) or American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) is required. Physician Assistant’s degree. American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support for the Healthcare Provider (BLS) or an AHA approved equivalent is required upon hire. DEA registration is required or must be eligible to obtain.
Job Type: Full-time