24 Mar

Nurse Practitioner

Pain Doctor Published: March 24, 2017
Location
Category
Job Summary
Treat patients like your parents
Specialty
Pain Management
Contact Name
Le
Contact Phone
480--244-4112

Description

Provides exemplary patient care as the medical provider to the pain management patient within the clinic setting.

 

This position has no direct reports.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

 

History and Physical Examination

  • Conduct patient interview and perform appropriate physical exam to develop the patient’s plan of care.
  • Order and interpret diagnostic test results. Provide education to patient regarding results of diagnostic tests.
  • Make diagnoses and decisions about management and treatment of the pain patient.
  • Prescribe therapy and/or medication per practice’s algorithms.
  • Perform therapeutic procedures-such as medication injections, immunizations, wound care, trigger point injections, and infection management.
  • Instruct and counsel patients about prescribed therapeutic regimens, normal findings, emotional problems of daily living, and health maintenance.

Administrative

  • Provide accurate and thorough documentation of the entire office visit in a timely fashion. Note completion expected within 48 hours of office visit.
  • Address messages regarding patient complications, and/or medication refills.
  • Telephone on-call hours as per practice protocol

Leadership

  • Oversee coordinate appropriate duties of non-licensed clinical staff.
  • Participate in clinical education opportunities
  • Serve as preceptor to new hire providers

Compliance

  • Maintain licensing and prescribing duties by ensuring renewals and required continued education is completed.
  • Practice in a safe and compliant manner, in accordance to practice policies & protocols as well as your state/national regulatory licensing guidelines.

 

REQUIREMENTS

Education & Experience, Knowledge/Understanding

  • Master's degree (M. A.) or equivalent; or four to ten years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Master degree as Nurse Practitioner
  • Current unrestricted state licensure as an RN and as a nurse practitioner by passing certification exams
  • Current DEA
  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification

 

Skills

  • Superb oral, written, and listening communication skills.
  • Effective organization and time management skills with the ability to make measurable progress on multiple high priority items simultaneously and work in high-pressure situations
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and demeanor
  • Proficient in the use of a PC; in a Windows environment; in the use of the Internet; and in the use of MS Office Applications such as Outlook, Word and Excel
  • Proficient in the use of eRM systems such as Aprima
  • Ability to demonstrate Pain Doctor’s core values and performance principles of leadership, integrity, kindness, excellence, and service

 

Abilities

  • Ability to work both independently, as well as collaboratively with others to achieve common goals
  • Ability to demonstrate patience, poise and compassion working with difficult patients
  • Ability to drive results in a team-oriented environment
  • Ability to identify and proactively solve problems
  • Ability to thrive in a patient-focused environment
  • Ability to demonstrate Pain Doctor’s core values and performance principles of leadership, integrity, kindness, excellence, and service

 

PREFERENCES

Previous NP experience

 

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