MUSCP - Advanced Practice Provider (NP/PA) - Medicine: Cardiology

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Entity: MUSC Physicians
Department: Bu/College Of Medicine
Sub Department: UMA01-011-DPT/Department of Medicine
Work type: Full-Time
Employee Type: MUSCP - Staff
Location: Charleston, SC
Categories: Advanced Practice Provider - PA/NP
Pay scale: MUSCP-G16: $70,692- $120,269


Entity/Organization:  MUSC Physicians Primary Care (MUSCP)

Hours per week:  40

Pay Basis/FLSA:  Salary

Job Summary/Purpose: The Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant is under the general direction and responsibility of the supervising physician, assumes responsibility and accountability for providing care including E&M Services, Stress Testing, Triage, H&P and discharge management for assigned patients. Collaborates with members of the health care team to establish protocols, supervise treatment plan and monitor quality of clinical practice.

Degree of Supervision: This position will receive indirect supervision.

Minimum Training and Education: Currently licensed (or eligible) in the state of South Carolina as a Physician Assistant by the National Board of Medical Examiners or the American Academy of Physician Assistants or as an Advanced Practice Nurse (ANP, Acute NP, or FNP). Requires certification in Basic Life Support and Advanced Cardiac Life Support.

Licensure, Certifications, Registrations:  Currently eligible or licensed as an Advanced Practice Nurse in the state of SC or Licensed (or certification eligible) as a Physician Assistant by the National Board of Medical Examiners or the American Academy  of Physician Assistants. Requires certification in Basic Life Support.

Additional Duties and Responsibilities:

Performs all evaluation procedures for patients, including history and complete physical examination, distinguishes between normal and abnormal findings, and orders diagnostic testing as appropriate. Prescribes necessary treatment and records patient data and tentative conclusions for review by physician. Performs Stress Test Supervision, phone triage, E&M Services and discharge management for cardiac inpatients and outpatients.
Assumes responsibility for management of care for assigned patient caseload, establishing protocols with supervising physician and monitoring treatment plans and clinical practice.

Monitor care delivered, clinical expert, role model and teacher/preceptor for nurses, students, interns and residents. Provides instruction, supervision and education as necessary. Maintains professionalism and clinical expertise. Attends educational conferences, maintains active membership in professional organization.

Attends appropriate meetings as required.

Potential precepting of MUSC NP or PA students during their clinical year

Physical Requirements:  Continuous requirements are to perform job functions while standing, walking and sitting. Ability to bend at the waist, kneel, climb stairs, reach in all directions, fully use both hands and legs, possess good finger dexterity, perform repetitive motions with hands/wrists/elbows and shoulders, reach in all directions. Ability to be qualified physically for respirator use, initially and as required. Maintain 20/40 vision corrected, see and recognize objects close at hand and at a distance, work in a latex safe environment and work indoors. Frequently lift, lower, push and pull and/or carry objects weighing 50 lbs (+/-) unassisted, exert up to 50 lbs of force, lift from 36" to overhead 25 lbs. Infrequently work in dusty areas and confined/cramped spaces. 


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