Department: RHMC-Belle Fourche Primary Care
Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40
Shift: Day (United States of America)
Under Physician supervision, the Physician Assistant and/or Nurse Practitioner may assume primary responsibility in their respective specialty area according to federal, state, and local regulatory agencies. Responsible for management of selected at risk or complex patients and aggregate patient populations in collaboration with physicians, nurses and other health care team members. Must demonstrate the knowledge, critical thinking and skills to plan, coordinate and provide care on a continuing basis.
Job Description: Essential Functions:
Consistently demonstrates appropriate referral and/or transfer of patients to another facility.
Demonstrates a thorough and current knowledge of disease processes while conducting a comprehensive health history and physical examination or problem-focused assessment depending on patients status.
Demonstrates the ability to appropriately assess patients, apply clinical interventions, evaluate outcomes, and implement changes to the plan of care. Anticipates and communicates changes in patient status to meet the needs of the patient.
Documentation is thorough utilizing appropriate format and completed according to facility policy as evidenced by observation, documentation, and/or feedback.
Orders appropriate tests, procedures, and therapies in collaboration with medical staff based on relevant organizational and unit-specific policies/procedures.
Performs and documents ongoing patient assessment and formulates plan of care in collaboration with other medical providers.
Performs procedures and examinations within scope of practice, consistent with specific policies/procedures and scope of care under the guidance of the supervising physician(s).
Recognizes physical, developmental, and psychosocial distress of patient and family, and provides appropriate interventions.
Responds appropriately to emergency situations, basing patient management decisions on individual patient needs.
Utilizes critical thinking in implementing and coordinating medical and nursing interventions as evidenced by observation and feedback.
Light work - Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.
4 - 10 hour shifts
1:3 rotation for Saturday clinic 8am - noon
1:4 rotation after hours 1st call rotation (average 17 calls/mo), Certified Nurse Practitioner (CNP) - South Dakota Board of Nursing, Physician Assistant (PA) - South Dakota Board of Medical and Osteopathic Examiners
Regional Health offers a highly competitive and comprehensive benefits package that looks out for you and your family. We recognize there are many types of families, with many different needs. That's why our plans are flexible, allowing you to select the individual benefits which fit your personal needs.
Regional Health is an integrated health care system with the purpose of helping patients and communities live well. The organization, with headquarters in Rapid City, S.D., provides community-based health care in more than 20 communities in two states and 32 specialty areas of medicine. As the largest private employer in western South Dakota, Regional Health is comprised of five hospitals, 24 clinic locations and employs nearly 5,000 physicians and caregivers. Regional Health is committed to the future of medicine, with medical training partnerships, a medical residency program, and more than 130 active research studies.
How to Apply:
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Regional Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.