Advanced Practice Provider (NP/PA-C) Pain Management

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Description: Iowa Orthopedic Center is looking to add an Advanced Practice Provider (NP/PA-C) to our busy Pain Management Clinic in the Des Moines metro! Our interventional pain management team recognizes not all pain is experienced in the same way and develops comprehensive treatment plans designed to specifically meet each patient’s needs. This position will provide the best care possible to all patients in a clinical setting. The Advanced Practice Provider (APP) will formulate, evaluate, and perform a complete history and problem-focused examination to establish a working diagnosis tailored to each individual patient. Our Physician Assistants/Nurse Practitioners are vital to our Iowa Ortho healthcare team. If you are a new grad or simply looking for a change, you should consider joining our team of skilled professionals! Why Choose Iowa Ortho: Center of Excellence: Physician-owned orthopedic clinic and surgery center dedicated to providing exceptional medical care to the people of central Iowa. Discover why Iowa Ortho is a recognized center of excellence in orthopedic care. Cutting-Edge Environment: Work in a state-of-the-art facility that embraces the latest advancements in medical technology. Team Atmosphere: Join a collaborative team that supports one another and is committed to enhancing patient care. Professional Growth: Benefit from opportunities for career advancement and continuous learning. Join our team and be a part of our commitment to delivering gold-standard healthcare! Please note our first point of contact may be by email. Please check your spam folder, as unknown senders sometimes wind up in spam or junk. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Provides primary or specialty medical care with the supervision of a physician Provides services by collecting data required for diagnosis and performing authorized and approved procedures and services Performs initial patient screenings, obtains and evaluates medical histories, performs physical examinations, performs therapeutic and diagnostic procedures Counsels patients on medical problems, use of drugs, expected effects of treatment, and other health maintenance matters Makes entries in patient’s permanent medical records Coordinates patient care with other members of health care team Accomplishes narrative summaries and other documentation Monitors the effectiveness of care KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: The principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes patient needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of patient satisfaction. Applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations including the requirements of the HIPAA and OSHA and applicable state rules and regulations pertinent to medical practices. Computerized information systems used in business applications and clinical management systems (EMR). Relevant drugs and their chemical composition, structure, and properties of substances and of the chemical processes and transformations that they undergo. Non-pharmaceutical patient care aids, their applicable uses, and relevance to patient care. Current principles, methods and procedures for the delivery of medical evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment. Accreditation and certification requirements and the ability to maintain all appropriate licenses. Perform duties in accordance with the customary rules of ethics and conduct of applicable State Board of Medicine and other regulating bodies. Prescribe dosages and instruct patients in correct usage. This includes uses of chemicals and their interactions, danger signs, production techniques, and disposal methods. Respond to requests and inquiries from the general public in person and over the telephone. Interpret the application of OSHA and HIPAA laws. Maintain quality, safety, and infection control standards. Exercise tact and diplomacy in dealing with sensitive, complex and confidential patient issues and situations. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Learn computer software programs; enter and maintain accurate data and statistical information in order to consistently prepare clear and concise reports, correspondence and other written materials. Requirements: EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Graduate of an accredited Nurse Practitioner Program Current Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) licensure Must have and maintain a DEA license with no restrictions Clinical experience in pain managed PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands describe here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Requires the ability to stand and sit for hours at a time. Some bending and stooping is required. Must be able to use manual dexterity in relation to clinical requirements. Must be able to lift 50lbs. PI239490744

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