Physician Assistant / Advance Nurse Practitioner / Family Nurse Practitioner

Job Description

PMC Mission and Values:
Our Mission: Excellence in healthcare services and the promotion of wellness in our community.
Values: Integrity, Professionalism, Dignity, Quality, Teamwork

Position Summary:
Provide primary, urgent, preventive and emergent health services at Petersburg Medical Center, including responding on an on-call basis for after hour emergencies. Care will be consistent with the highest recognized standards.

Required Skills:
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: include the following. Perform routine general medical and specialized duties served by Petersburg Medical Center.
o Provide primary, urgent, LTC, Home Health, preventive and emergent healthcare services including evaluation, treatment, and follow-up according to the technical and educational expertise and respective scope of practice, and under the direction of the Petersburg Medical Center Medical Staff.
o Consult a supervising or designated physician when any unfamiliar, uncommon, or unstable conditions arise.
o Remain current in improvements in the field of medicine and strive to incorporate those improvements into the program when appropriate, maintaining licensure and other credentials as required.
o Provide health screening through prenatal, well-born and well child evaluations, immunizations and TB testing in cooperation with other providers.
o Provide patient education, screening, and follow-up and other health related conditions.
o Monitor chronically ill patients, making home visits as necessary.
o Maintain HIPAA compliance and confidentiality for all patient information.
o Accurately and promptly document into chart, provide coding, billing or other financial information and follow up insurance pre-authorizations as required or requested.
o Provide after hours on-call health services as required.
o Communicate effectively with patients, colleagues, subordinates, management, and staff; practice meaningful customer service skills addressing patient and staff needs courteously and promptly.
o Coordinate and participate in community outreach programs, integrated primary care project(s) and participate in PMC committees (i.e., medical staff, pharmacy and therapeutics, quality).
o Attend all OSHA, HIPAA, and other regulatory compliance training as directed or required.
o Other duties as assigned.

Required Specifications:
Experience and/or Training - Minimum Qualifications:
o Current Certification by the National Commission of Physician’s Assistants or Current Certification by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners or American Nurse Credentialing Center, (NP). Current Alaska license. Basic Life Support (BLS) certification is required. Physician Assistants must have collaborating agreement with current member of PMC medical staff and have regular contact with their supervising physician. Either the supervising or designated physician must be available in person or by phone during all times of patient care.
o Experience serving as a solo provider, remote community and ER.
o Post training clinical experience in specialty.

To Apply: Complete an application on-line at Position opened until filled. Questions – contact (907) 772-5719.

Type: Full-time
Expires: 05/31/2020

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Petersburg Medical Center

Petersburg Medical Center is a 27-bed hospital, 15 long term care and 12 acute care beds with an Outpatient Clinic, ER, Rehab, Home Health, Lab and Imaging departments.
Located in beautiful Southeast Alaska, in the town of Petersburg, is an opportunity for you to come and enjoy! The town of 3000 boasts the serene beauty of a small town founded by Norwegian-American fisherman in the late 1800’s with vast mountains and ocean right outside your window.

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