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(Archived) Physician Extender (Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner)

Last Updated: 8/10/19

Job Description

 

Physician Extender (Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner) job in Jacksonville, North Carolina. 

The  job is a civilian position within the extensive military medical system. Civilian and military personnel work together in hospitals and clinics providing a full range of services to the active duty military service members, military retirees, and their families.

Our employees are our best assets! Come join our team of healthcare professionals where you are valued.

  • Full-time hours
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid holidays
  • Competitive Compensation
  • Benefit Package (health, dental, and vision plans)

 

Physician Extender (Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner) Job Overview:

  • Facility is open 7 days a week. NP/PA will not be scheduled for overnight shifts. 
  • Provide a full range of services in primary and specialty medical care
  • Supervise and provide general screening and medical care and examinations of patients for routine, acute and chronic conditions involving any and all organ systems; provide immunizations; diagnose, treat, and counsel patients.
  • Technically direct and provide care for a variety of diseases and types of injuries (i.e., acute, chronic and minor trauma), and the skills to recognize emergency conditions in order to diagnose, prescribe for and treat diseases, disorders and injuries, and refer the more complex cases and serious conditions to qualified medical personnel and perform designated treatment. 
  • Technically direct and teach other staff, provide educational lectures and participate in in-service training to staff members. 
  • Promote preventive care and health maintenance including annual physicals, positive health behaviors and self-care through both formal and individual education and counseling. 
  • Prescribe in accordance with approved treatment protocols and the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee approved medications and immunizations. 
  • Identify a medical problem and determine appropriate action to meet the problem, including referral to a physician. 
  • Perform specific diagnostic and therapeutic practices and procedures in accordance with scope of practice. 
  • Establish collaborative rapport with physician, nursing and others in order to promote and facilitate primary care services. 
  • Teach patients and family member's healthy regimen and responsibility for achieving wellness. 
  • Attend staff meetings to provide case discussion, continuing education, and continuous quality improvement. 

 

Nurse Practitioner

  • Diagnose and treat patients with common acute conditions, chronic illnesses, or minor trauma within accepted protocols, clinical practice guidelines, Nurse Practice Acts, and/or in consultation with a physician. 
  • Promote preventive care and health maintenance including annual physicals, positive health behaviors and self-care through both formal and individual education and counseling. 
  • Communicate and collaborate with a diverse group of people for the purpose of informing the healthcare team of plans/actions, for teaching/education to benefit the patient/family and organization. 
  • Recognize conditions that require isolation and ensure universal precautions are used in all patient encounters. 
  • Attend staff meetings to provide case discussion, continuing education, and continuous quality improvement and safety.

Physician Extender (Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner) Job Qualifications:

  • DEA
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) by AHA
  • 1 year experience as a NP or PA
  • Licensure: NP or PA. Active, current, unrestricted. Any US state. 
  • Computer competency 

 

  • Physician Assistant:
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Graduate from an accredited college or university certified by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education of the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA). 
  • NCCPA Certification
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Master's Degree in Nursing
  • Graduate from an academic program, within the nursing specialty field of study that is accredited by a regional or national nursing accrediting agency recognized by the ACEN or CCNE
  • Nurse Practitioner certification 

 

 

 Position contingent on contract award with an anticipated Fall start date.

Come join our team of healthcare professionals! 

 

Company Details


FEDERAL STAFFING RESOURCES

Annapolis, Maryland, United States

FSR’s Government Division employs healthcare professionals in government healthcare facilities supporting active duty military service members, military retirees, and their families nationwide. Civilian healthcare professionals work alongside military providers in the extensive military medical system that includes renowned facilities such as the Walter Reed National Military Medical Ce...