Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant for Breast & Bariatric Programs- Clinic based
Company: Advocate Christ Medical Center
Posted on: January 26, 2023
Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant for Breast & Bariatric
Programs- Clinic based
855 N Westhaven Dr
Oshkosh, WI 54904
210 Wisconsin American Dr
Fond Du Lac, WI 54937
Hours Per Week:
Schedule Details/Additional Information:
Monday - Friday
- Evaluates, diagnoses, treats, and manages acute, critical and
chronic patients illness and diseases in an outpatient clinic.
- Obtains medical histories, conducts physical examinations and
assesses and determines differential diagnosis. Prescribes
medication, therapy and treatments accordingly.
- Interprets and evaluates patient data for the purpose of
determining management and treatment of patients. Performs routine
procedures. Consults with physician as appropriate. Orders,
performs, and interprets diagnostic studies in the field of
clinical specialty trained and determined competent by a
- Adjusts patient care plan by reviewing and monitoring
treatments and therapy plans for high risk breast and bariatric
patients. Counsels, instructs and educates patients on physical and
mental health including: diet, preventive health measures, health
behaviors, self-care skills, disease and treatment options.
- Provides care coordination, which includes managing a variety
of ancillary services, pre-operative plans, discharge planning and
provider referrals for high risk breast and bariatric
- Prescribes, recommends and regulates pharmacologic and
non-pharmacologic therapies across multiple care settings,
including controlled medications that are warranted by patient's
diagnosis or changing medical condition.
- Prepares, dictates and signs patient care plans and summaries
of patient care. Maintains records according to established
standards and guidelines.
- Provides clinical direction to nursing staff regarding the
continued care of patients. Follows through with nursing staff to
ensure patient receives recommended care.
- Must be able to demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to
provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served. Must
demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development
over the life span and possess the ability to assess data
reflective of the patient's status and interpret the appropriate
information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative
to his/her age-specific needs, and to provide the care needed as
described in the department's policies and procedures. Age-specific
information is developed further in the departmental job
Licenses & Certifications
Physician Assistant license issued by the state in which the
Physician Assistant (PA-C) certification issued by the National
Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA).
Registered Nurse license issued by the state in which the caregiver
Advanced Practice Nurse Prescriber license issued by the state of
Nurse Practitioner (ANCC) certification issued by the American
Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), or
Nurse Practitioner (AANP) certification issued by the American
Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP), and
Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) registration issued by the
Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Registration, and
Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers -certification
issued by the American Heart Association (AHA). May obtain within 6
months based on department discretion.
Bachelor's Degree in Physician Assistant.
Master's Degree in Nursing.
Required Functional Experience
Would prefer experience
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Demonstrated high level of clinical proficiency, and excellent
decision-making skills. Demonstrated ability to work independently
and as an effective member of a health care team. Excellent oral
and written communication skills. Ability to effectively
collaborate with and establish/build relationships with others.
Proven organizational skills and ability to prioritize
Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:
- Must be able to stand, walk, bend, stoop, and twist
continuously throughout the workday.
- Must have functional speech, vision, touch, and hearing.
- Must be able to:
- lift up to 50 lbs from floor to waist.
- lift up to 20 lbs over the head.
- carry up to 40 lbs a reasonable distance.
- Must be able to:
- push/pull with 30 lbs of force.
- perform a sliding transfer of 150 lbs with a second person
- Will be exposed to the following hazards: mechanical,
electrical, chemical, and radiation as well as blood and body
fluids; therefore, protective clothing and equipment (i.e.,
goggles, lead apron, gloves, gowns, etc.) must be worn as
- Operates all equipment necessary to perform the job.
This job description indicates the general nature and level of work
expected of the incumbent. It is not designed to cover or contain a
comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities
required of the incumbent. Incumbent may be required to perform
other related duties.
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