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

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Entity: MUSC Physicians University Medical Associates
Department: Bu/College Of Medicine
Sub Department: UMA01-011-DPT/Department of Medicine
Work type: Full-Time
Employee Type: MUSCP - Staff
Location: Charleston, SC-Downtown, Charleston, SC
Categories: Advanced Practice Providers
Pay scale: MUSCP-G17: $82,823.94 - $141,092.02 (min - max)


 

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/Exempt

Job Summary/Purpose: Provide coverage for inpatient Diabetes Management Service (DMS) for absences, planned and unplanned, as well as scheduled weekends and holidays.  Assist with DMS in providing inpatient care for patients with diabetes and hyperglycemia. Manage care of assigned inpatient caseload within the DMS service and monitor treatment plans.  

Responsible for outpatient clinics in MUSC outreach sites. This includes independent management of patient panels and treatment plans.

Minimum Training and Education: Currently licensed as an Advanced Practice Nurse 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.

Education and Work Experience Completion of an accredited Nurse Practitioner (FNP or ANP) program or Physician Assistant program. Thorough knowledge of methods, management, principles and practices of clinical counseling and education services. Extensive knowledge of psychotherapy and patient management within a psychiatric setting. Able to evaluate counselor skill and program needs and to apply counseling theory in a clinical setting. Demonstrates and ability to collaborate in a positive, collegial manner with other disciplines.

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.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

45% Manage care of assigned inpatient caseload within the DMS service and monitor treatment plans.  Manage care of outpatients with diabetes, history of hyperglycemia, and related conditions. Utilize appropriate clinical and laboratory data to appropriately manage patients. Ensure that inpatient care documentation is within MUSC compliance and HIPAA directives. Responsible for outpatient clinics in MUSC outreach sites. This includes independent management of patient panels and treatment plans.

25% Positively represent the division through active participation to various projects and initiatives. Exhibit the highest standards of customer care and commitment according to MUSC Excellence. Advocate our expertise to other services on campus and healthcare institutions by promoting the consulting and educational activities of the Diabetes Management Service. Participate with patient care team toward mastering Joint Commission goals.

25% Work constructively with all other members of the endocrine division (physicians, nursing and administration): Communicate treatment plans; correctly perform administrative duties such as coding and documentation; appropriately seek clinical guidance when needed. 

5% 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. 

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.