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Gastroenterology Nurse Practitioner / Physician Assistant

Gastroenterology Nurse Practitioner / Physician Assistant

Requisition ID 
2017-4841
# of Openings 
1
Address 
425 North Lake Avenue
Job Locations 
US-MA-Worcester
Posted Date 
7/26/2017
Category  
Advanced Practitioner
Department 
GASTROENTEROLOGY
Job Code 
AP05
Recruiter 
Melissa Miller

More information about this job

Overview

At Reliant Medical Group, transforming the delivery of health care across Central and Boston Metro-west Massachusetts is our passion. Founded in 1929, we are an established multi-specialty, physician led integrated healthcare delivery system, with 500 providers that care for over 325,000 patients throughout our 25 locations. Recognized nationally for an innovative, sustainable care model and advanced EHR platform, we offer a full range of outpatient primary care and over 30 different specialties including hospital medicine, comprehensive radiology services, and urgent care.

 

As one of the most dynamic and progressive health care organizations in the country today, Reliant Medical Group consistently delivers clinical outcomes that meet or exceed national standards.

 

At Reliant, we promote a culture of clinical innovation and transformation and see the results when 97% of our patients recommend us. Reliant Medical Group has a long history of commitment to value-based care and clinical excellence. The organization exceeds the 90th percentile in most HEDIS measures, is among the top provider groups nationally in patient experience, and provides care at a cost well below market competitors. Reliant is also committed to the provider experience and understands that the best path to better patient care is by ensuring that providers and staff are happy, engaged, and productive.

 

Compensation is competitive and Reliant offers a comprehensive benefits package to include a 403(b) retirement plan with a strong company match. The Central Massachusetts area offers four season living (boating, biking, hiking, golfing and skiing), affordable housing prices, commuting distance from Boston, top-ranking schools, and thriving retail and entertainment districts and easy travel destinations to Boston, MA; Hartford, CT; New York City, NY; Providence, RI; Hampton, NH; and Portland, ME.

 

To learn more about this and other opportunities, please apply through the link to the right. If this is your first time at our site, you will be asked to create a basic profile that will allow you to receive updates about your application from the team. Alternatively, you may also contact us directly at:

 

Melissa Miller

Melissa.miller@reliantmedicalgroup.org

Provider Recruiter

Phone # 1-774-261-1371

 

Thank you for considering opportunities with Reliant!

 



Responsibilities

  • Performs age appropriate physical assessments, evaluation and treatment for primary care patient base seeking services from the organization
  • Takes history, including chief complaint, presenting illness, past medical history and interval history. Performs age appropriate physical exam as it relates to chief complaint
  • Orders lab studies when indicated. Identifies differential diagnosis. Assesses severity of patient’s illness and establishes need/time for patient evaluation
  • Discriminates between normal and abnormal findings in the history and physical in order to establish a diagnosis. Performs tests and procedures as directed by diagnosis
  • Establishes age appropriate plan of care related to patient’s identified problem, including medication, diet, therapeutic procedures, etc.
  • Consults with other health team members regarding proposed treatment guidelines as necessary
  • Implements plan in safe and effective manner. Utilizes sound judgment in the establishment of priorities in patient’s care and management. Records visit in concise, clear, logical manner
  • Evaluates need and/or time for follow-up and document
  • Makes and arranges appropriate referrals when necessary 
  • Evaluates effectiveness of previously implemented medical treatment
  • Develops and provides educational materials and/or programs to patients, families, and healthcare professionals
  • Works in the hospital as needed with the on-call Gastroenterologist during the week and on select weekends

Qualifications

  • 2+ years of Nurse Practitioner / Physician Assistant experience in Gastroenterology preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Graduate of an Accredited Nurse Practitioner / Physician Assistant Program, Masters level preferred
  • Must have National Board Certification
  • Licensed by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts board of registration 
  • Maintains BLS certification, professional certification as appropriate
  • Knowledge of various software applications such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills

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