Advanced Practitioner - Urgent Care in Limerick, Pennsylvania | Careers at THUrgent Care Limerick


Requisition ID 2021-37147
Hospital TH Urgent Care Limerick
Shift Day/Evening
Department UC Limerick OH
Category Advanced Practitioner
Hours per Pay Period 80
# of Openings 1
Position Type Regular Full-Time
Work Schedule Days/Evenings
Overview

Tower Health Urgent Care has an opportunity for an experienced Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant in our Urgent Care network. We are the largest provider of urgent care services in the greater Philadelphia area, with locations across Chester, Montgomery, Bucks and Berks Counties, as well as one in Delaware. Our Urgent Care locations are open 365 days a year and offers patients access to advanced, comprehensive care from 9 AM to 9 PM. Each Urgent Care location offers on-site lab and imaging services.

Tower Health is an innovative, leading health system dedicated to advancing the health and transforming the lives of the people we serve through compassionate, accessible, high quality, cost-effective healthcare. Together, our seven hospitals and other entities provide a full range of medical care from prevention, screening and education; to the latest clinical services and surgeries available; to rehabilitation. We also offer wellness programs and public health services that ensure our communities are the healthiest they can be.

Across our system, you'll find many opportunities to build an outstanding career. With more than 14,000 team members, Tower Health offers 25 urgent care facilities and a connected network of 3,200 physicians, specialists, and providers across more than 230 convenient locations.


Responsibilities

Urgent Care Advanced Practitioner provides primary and episodic care to patients both independently and in collaboration with other medical professionals. Follows standards and protocols set by the sponsoring physician. Works with clinical team to maintain patient flow and deliver maximum quality care to patients.

Duties:

  • Perform complete physical exams, assessments, and diagnoses of patients of all ages, including urgent, emergent and non-urgent presentation.
  • Select, order, perform and interpret tests, analyses and diagnostic images to provide information on patient condition and augment physical findings.
  • Analyze reports and findings of tests to diagnose patients.
  • Prescribe or administer treatment, therapy, medication, vaccination and other specialized medical care to treat or prevent illness and injury.
  • Perform procedures including (but not limited to) laceration repair, abscess I&D, orthopedic procedures and provide referrals to medical/surgical specialists.
  • Perform and interpret EKGs.
  • Explain procedures and discuss test results and prescribed treatments with patients/parents.
  • Notate findings and treatment course in patient chart including follow-up notes. Use EHR appropriately.
  • Follow infection control protocols, including proper hand washing techniques.
  • Train new providers (physician, PA and NP) in Urgent Care medicine.
  • Review charts of mid-level providers and sign or co-sign those supervised, or assigned.
  • Other jobs and duties as assigned.

What we offer:

  • Comprehensive benefits including health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance
  • Retirement savings plan with employer automatic contribution and match
  • Claims-made malpractice insurance with full tail coverage
  • Generous paid time-off allowance
  • CME stipend

Contact Name: Ken Nichols

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Qualifications

Nurse Practitioner - Degree from an Accredited School of Nursing, Certification as a Nurse Practitioner, State Licensure

Physician Assistant - Degree from an Accredited Physician Assistant program plus NCCPA certification, State Licensure

  • 2+ Years Experience, State and Federal licensure requirements, ALCS/PALS Certification, DEA Understanding of Medical Coding and Billing, Knowledge of State and Federal Regulations including OSHA, HIPAA and Blood Borne Pathogens, and DOT certification. BLS certification
  • Experience in Urgent Care Medicine or Emergency Medicine strongly preferred!
Company
Tower Health
Posted
08/29/2021
Location
Royersford, PA 19468, US