NP/PA Job – NY, East Setauket

city: Setauket

JOB RESPONSIBILITES:

  • Under the direction and supervision of a license physician, provides health care to patients including diagnosis and treatment.
  • Under the supervision of physician, obtains medical histories, performs physical examinations, makes diagnosis and orders appropriate and standard laboratory and diagnostic procedures as necessary in the office.
  • Evaluates procedure results and finding to physicians.
  • Provides continuity of care by developing and implementing patient’s plan of care.
  • Provides patient education about underlying medical condition, self-management of acute or chronic illnesses and tailors instructions to patients’ individual circumstances. Instructs and counsels patients regarding therapeutic regimens, promoting wellness and health maintenance.
  • Prescribes medications.
  • Administers medication/immunizations, suturing, managing wounds and infections, etc.
  • Documents exam and progress notes. Provides referral letters as needed.
  • In addition to office visits, the Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant will perform other tests and procedures specific to the specialty.
  • Collects, monitors and reports on patient outcomes.
  • Functions independently to perform age-appropriate history and physical for complex acute, critical, and chronically ill patients.
  • Orders and interprets diagnostic and therapeutic tests relative to patient’s age-specific needs.
  • Prescribes appropriate pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic treatment modalities.
  • Implements interventions to support the patient to regain or maintain physiologic stability, including but not limited to serving in the first assisting role.
  • Facilitates the patient’s transition within and between health care settings, e.g. admitting, transferring and discharging patients.
  • Collaborates with multidisciplinary team members by making appropriate referrals.
  • Facilitates staff, patient and family decision making by providing educational tools.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervising physicians.
  • Ensure HIPAA guidelines are followed at all times.
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