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MUSCP - Primary Care APP (FT/PT) - Medicine: GIM (East Cooper Medical)

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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: Mt Pleasant, SC
Categories: ADVANCED PRACTICE PROVIDERS
Pay scale: MUSCP-G17: $81,199 - $138,325


Entity/Organization:  MUSC Physicians Primary Care (MUSCP)

Hours per week:  40

Scheduled Work Hours/Shift: Monday - Friday; 8:00am - 5:00pm

Pay Basis/FLSA:  Salary

Job Summary/Purpose: The Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant will work with physicians and team management to assist in direct patient care, case management, practice development, and implementation of policies and procedures focused on patient-centered care models.

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

Additional Duties and Responsibilities:

- Assist in the care of patients in the outpatient setting of University Internal Medicine - East Cooper primary care practice. Conduct Initial Patient Assessments and physical exams. Organize ancillary services, referrals and discharge planning including home health and hospice when needed. 

- Respond to telephone inquiries from patients, review patient records, discuss problems with physicians, and respond to patients following practice protocols/evidence based guidelines 

- Facilitate communication within the healthcare team including physicians, physician assistants, and staff. 

- Review material for patient distribution

- Potentially precept MUSC PA and APRN students in 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. 

The Medical University of South Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer. MUSC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, age, sex, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, protected veteran status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by state laws and/or federal regulations. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment based upon applicable qualifications, merit and business need.


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The Medical University of South Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer. MUSC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, age, sex, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, protected veteran status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by state laws and/or federal regulations. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment based upon applicable qualifications, merit and business need.