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Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner - Working with Military

Company: Luke & Associates, Inc.
Location: Portsmouth
Posted on: February 25, 2021

Job Description:

PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT/NURSE PRACTITIONER - EXTENDERSite Of Service* Naval Medical Center Portsmouth, VA (NMCP) and its associated Branch Health/Medical Clinics (BHC) and Tricare Prime Clinics (TPC). * HCWs shall receive notification 48 hours prior to reassignment with a forty (40) mile commuting radius of their assignment MTF.Benefits* Health, Dental, Vision, Short Term Disability, Long term Disability, Life Insurance* 401 Retirement Plan* Annual CME Reimbursement * 10 paid federal Holidays * 80 Hours of Vacation* 56 Hours of Sick LeavePosition Qualification/Requirements* Degree/Education: * Physician Assistant: Possess a Baccalaureate degree degree from a Physician Assistant Program accredited by the Accreditation Review Committee for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA) of the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Program (CAAHEP).* Nurse Practitioner: Possess a Master's, Post-Master's or Doctorate degree from an advanced practice nursing program accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), formerly known as the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC), or the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).* Experience: One year of full-time experience within the last two years as a nurse practitioner or physician assistant in a primary care or family practice setting. * Certifications: * Physician Assistant: Certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician's Assistants (NCCPA). * Nurse Practitioner: Possess current certification as a Nurse Practitioner by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) or American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP* Possess current Basic Life Saver (BLS) hands on certification through the AHA.* Obtain Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification prior to contract start and maintain according to ACLS guidelines.* Licensure: Possess current unrestricted license to practice as a Physician Assistant, Registered Nurse, or Advanced Practice Nurse in one of the fifty states, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Guam, or the U.S. Virgin Islands.* U.S. Citizenship: HCWs performing under this contract shall be U.S. citizens.* English Language Requirement: The Contractor shall ensure that all HCWs providing services under this contract are able to read, write, and speak English well enough to effectively communicate.* HCW Physical Capability: HCWs shall be physically capable of standing and/or sitting for extended periods of time and physically capable of performing all services required under the contract and TO.* Training Requirements: Attend the Annual Navy Pain Symposium/NCPMP meeting. Date TBDPhysician ExtenderSPECIFIC DUTIES:* The HCW shall provide services within the scope of the clinical privileges granted by the commanding officer, the applicable duties provided in the basic contract, and the following: * Become familiar with the Military/Medical Treatment Facilities formulary. Providers authorized to prescribe pharmaceuticals shall do so according to the availability of drugs listed therein.Successfully complete the MTF provided in-services in IV placement.Physician Extender (PDHRA)* The HCW shall provide services within the scope of the clinical privileges granted by the commanding officer, the applicable duties provided in the basic contract, under 5.5.3.2.2. and the following: * When assigned to the Directorate of Primary Care and Branch Clinics, the HCW may be utilized for walk-in or other scheduled appointments in support of other MTF clinics only when all other PDHRA and deployment health commitments have been fulfilled. * Ensure that all service members that require follow-on appointments or referrals will have them before leaving the clinic.* Become proficient with the use of the Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center electronic methods of completing the Department of Defense (DD) Forms - An electronic or web-enabled DD Form 2900 (or Standard Form 600 if electronic or web-enabled access is not available) shall be utilized for post deployment health reassessments, an electronic or web-enabled DD Form 2795 shall be utilized for pre-deployment assessments, and an electronic or web-enabled DD Form 2796 shall be utilized for post deployment screenings. The HCW shall use the Standard Form (SF) 600 which is the primary form of documentation for medical encounters, and the (SF) 513, which is the primary consultation form.Physician Assistant Duties/Nurse Practitioner Duties* Perform Deployment Health screenings, assess the results, treat patients and refer patients for further treatment as appropriate. Web-enabled Periodic Heath Assessment and/or DoD directed health screenings shall also be utilized. * Follow MTF specific referral/admission protocols, when seeing patients that requires an admission to the MTF. The HCW will not be privileged for hospital admissions nor will they have after-hour on-call duties. The contract practitioners will not be responsible for obstetrical care of patients.* Physician Extender (MED HOME PORT): The HCW shall provide services within the scope of the clinical privileges granted by the commanding officer, the applicable duties provided in the basic contract, under 5.5.3.2.2. and the following:* Successfully complete the MTF provided in-services in IV placement, prior to assignment to this task.* Perform Deployment Health screenings, assess the results, treat patients, and refer patients for further treatment as appropriate. Web-enabled Periodic Heath Assessment and/or DoD directed health screenings shall also be utilized. * Follow MTF specific referral/admission protocols, when seeing patients that requires an admission to the MTF. The HCW will not be privileged for hospital admissions nor will they have after-hour on-call duties. The contract practitioners will not be responsible for obstetrical care of patients.* Medical Home Port (MHP) Duties, as assigned, include the following:* Provide comprehensive health care for all ages and families in their Medical Home Port Team, but particularly their assigned patients, utilizing evidenced-based clinical practice guidelines and engage patients actively in their health care.* Provide health maintenance and preventive services to individual patients as recommended by accepted guidelines. Engage in proactive population based health management, providing regular surveillance to patient's need for preventive services and management of chronic disease leveraging information technology decision support tools and the members of the medical home port team.* Proactively collaborate and integrate with members of the team, other departments and directorates to achieve optimal care for the patient in the HOME PORT model. * Actively participate in MHP Team huddles, proactively assist team's identification of diagnostic procedures required during schedule scrub, and assist with identification of patient education needs and review plan with team members for coordination of educational needs.* Engage other MHP Team members to assist in improving documentation of the episode of care using MHP Clinic-approved templates as the initial template (ie. TriService Workflow/COMPASS) - Reason for today's visit, History of Present Illness, Past Medical and Surgical History, Social History, and Medications with Medication Reconciliation.* Document accurately, timely and completely in the patient's electronic medical record (AHLTA) (and hard copy when required), providing appropriate code level and diagnosis of patient visits using CPT and IDC-9 coding standards* Communicate to patients utilizing asynchronous messaging and telephone consults.* Participate in training Navy Corpsman in delivering primary care to prepare them for deployment forward in support of overseas contingency operations.* Precept students (residents, NP, PA, IDC etc.) and new staff members as directed.* Assist in the professional continuing education of development of other staff members as appropriate including, students (residents, NP, PA, IDC, etc), peers, colleagues, paraprofessionals and other health professionals.* Train and exercise technical direction over assigned professional staff in MHP Teams.Hours* Physician Extenders (BHC NAVSTA Norfolk) - Services shall be provided Monday through Friday, between the hours of 0600 and 1800 hours. The HCW will be scheduled for a shift within the time range depending on patient volume and clinical scheduling needs. The shift lengths could range from eight (8) to twelve (12) hours. Individual shift hours may occasionally be extended to accommodate travel team requirements or mass screening evolution, however in no instance will the shift exceed twelve (12) hours in length. Shifts will normally be scheduled for an eight and half (8.5) to twelve (12) hour period, to include an uncompensated thirty (30) minute to sixty (60) minute lunch break, respectively. The HCW may be required to occasionally work a Saturday shift to accommodate the deployment training schedule. The requirement for working on a Saturday will not exceed twelve (12) Saturdays per year. In no instance will the HCW be required to provide services in excess of eighty (80) hours per two-week period. The clinic is open on the following Federal Holidays: Martin Luther King Jr's Birthday, President's Day, Columbus Day, and Veteran's Day. Services shall not be required on federal holidays when the clinic is open.* Physician Extenders (BHC Boone) - Services shall be provided Monday through Sunday between 0700 and 1900 for one hundred forty-nine and half (149.5) hours per week. The clinic is open on the following Federal Holidays: Martin Luther King Jr's Birthday, President's Day, Columbus Day, and Veteran's. Weekend and holiday services may be required on a rotational basis at NMC Portsmouth. Upon mutual agreement between the HCW and supervisor, compensatory time off will be granted for weekend and holiday services. * Physician Extender (TPC Virginia Beach) - Services shall be provided Monday through Sunday between 0700 and 1900 for one hundred ninety-six (196) hours per week. Requirements for services may vary on holiday weeks. The government provided matrix shall reflect these changes. Clinic is open on all Federal Holidays. * Physician Extenders (TPC Suffolk) - Services shall be provided Monday through Sunday between 0700 and 1900 for one hundred twenty (120) hours per week. The clinic is open on all Federal Holidays.Orientation Hours* Each Physician Extenders shall attend a total of 44 hours of orientation, as follows: eight (8) hours of Command Orientation, twenty-four (24) hours of Work Space Orientation, and twelve (12) hours of CHCS & AHLTA Orientation. Special Requirements/SkillsMust be comfortable in a fast-paced, dynamic environment. Must be able and willing to reprioritize on short notice and work on multiple simultaneous projects. Flexible and able to work with various personalities. Team work skills required. Time management skills required. The ability to meet deadlines in a deadline intensive environment is essential. High level of adaptability and willingness to embrace change in a fast-paced, demanding environment.Luke & Associates does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability or veteran status in provision of services or employment opportunities and benefits.All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.#INDMP2

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