Under the general direction of the Primary Care Physicians and the Practice Administrator, the N.P. or PA-C provides care designed to meet adult patient care needs within the established practice guidelines and those of the physicians.
A review of this description has excluded the marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties. This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by their supervisors.
MISSION, VISION AND CORE VALUES
It is the responsibility of every employee at St. James Healthcare to understand, practice and live the Standards of Business Conduct, Mission and Core Values as set forth below:
This position requires the full understanding and active participation in fulfilling the Mission and Values of St. James Healthcare. It is expected that the employee will demonstrate behavior consistent with the Core Values:
We reveal and foster God�s healing love by improving the health of the people and communities we serve, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
VISION. Inspired by our faith,
We will be distinguished as the premier person-centered health system and trusted partner.
We will share accountability with clinicians and other stakeholders to coordinate care across all settings and improve access, quality, health outcomes and affordability.
We will grow as community-based health networks to serve more people in partnership with others who share our vision and values.
Excellence We set and surpass high standards.
Caring Spirit We honor the sacred dignity of each person.
Integrity We do the right thing with openness and pride.
Stewardship We are accountable for the resources entrusted to us.
Good Humor We create joyful and welcoming environments.
Safety We deliver care that seeks to eliminate all harm for patients and associates
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Practitioners granted core privileges in walk-in clinic care will provide services to patients in the walk-in clinic setting. The practitioner will routinely interact with patients as the walk-in clinic care provider. Services include, but are not limited to, the following:
General patient examination and care involving observation, assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation.
Ordering, interpreting, and evaluating diagnostic tests to identify and assess patients� clinical problems and health care needs.
Performing preventive health care counseling and instructs patients and/or families on treatment plans
Documents patient care services by charting in patient record according to EMR processes and guidelines
Performs therapeutic procedures by administering injections, IV medications, suturing, managing wounds and infections
Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules and regulations.
Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols.
Complies with federal, state and local legal and professional requirements by studying existing and new legislation; anticipating future legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; advising management on needed actions.
Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
Provides information, educational opportunities and experiential growth to health care team staff.
Maintains effective relationships with patients, demonstrating bedside manner consistent with SJH Mission
A review of this description has excluded the marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties. This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform another job-related duties requested by their supervisor in accordance with regulatory, legal, and organizational policies and procedures.