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Premier Medical Group of the Hudson Valley Physician Assistant/ Nurse Practitioner in Kingston, New York

Physician Assistant/ Nurse Practitioner Urology · Kingston, New York

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Department Urology

Employment Type Full-Time Regular

Minimum Experience Experienced

Premier Medical Group is part of a multi-specialty practice that offers medical and surgical specialties. We provide patients with in-depth and compassionate care to treat the whole you in the fields of urology, gastroenterology, cardiology, rheumatology, neurology, podiatry, dermatology, gynecology, pediatrics, and internal medicine including pulmonology, endocrinology, nephrology, and family practice. Located in the Hudson Valley with convenient office locations in Poughkeepsie, New Windsor, Fishkill, Rhinebeck, Newburgh, and Kingston.

Premier’s Urology Division is one of the finest providers of comprehensive urologic services in the Hudson Valley and Northeast. Established over 40 years ago, today our 13 physicians (https://www.premiermedicalhv.com/physicians/) maintain offices in 5 locations (https://www.premiermedicalhv.com/locations/) , in Dutchess County, Ulster County, and Orange County. We employ more than 75 medical, technical and support staff, and are affiliated with the area’s four major hospitals.

Leaders in their field, each of our physicians is trained in general urology as well as in at least one sub-specialty such as urologic cancers, urinary incontinence (https://www.premiermedicalhv.com/divisions/services/incontinence/) , pelvic prolapse (https://www.premiermedicalhv.com/divisions/services/vaginal-prolapse/) , infertility (https://www.premiermedicalhv.com/divisions/services/male-infertility/) , erectile dysfunction (https://www.premiermedicalhv.com/divisions/services/erectile-dysfunction-ed/) , robotic and laparoscopic surgery (https://www.premiermedicalhv.com/divisions/services/laparoscopic-surgery/) , and kidney stone disease (https://www.premiermedicalhv.com/divisions/services/kidney-stones/) .

The Physician Assistant/ Nurse Practitioner is responsible for assisting physicians in conducting hospital rounds as well as seeing patients independently for office visits.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Works in collaboration with physicians and other health care providers to provide health care across the continuum of care to assigned patients.

  • Performs hospital rounds of new consults and follow-up patients and assists in discharge of patients.

  • Obtains patient medical, physical and psycho-social history and performs comprehensive health assessment including physical exam, based on age and history.

  • Conducts non-invasive preventive screening procedures based on age and history.

  • Identifies medical and health risks and needs. Updates and records changes in health status in EMR.

  • Formulates the appropriate differential diagnosis based on history, physical examination and clinical findings.

  • Orders and interprets appropriate diagnostic tests and laboratory studies within protocol guidelines.

  • Develops and provides a relevant patient education plan.

  • Prescribes and administers appropriate pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic therapies.

  • Participates in assisting and performing common minor urological procedures.

  • Makes appropriate referrals to other health professionals and community agencies.

  • Determines the effectiveness of the plan of care through documentation of client care outcomes.

  • Reassesses and modifies the treatment plan as necessary to achieve medical and health goals

  • Completes all documentation in EMR in a timely fashion. Codes patient visits accurately and appropriately.

  • Participates in quality assurance review on a periodic basis, including systematic review of records and treatment plans.

  • Treats patients and their families with respect and dignity.

  • Consults other departments, as needed and as appropriate, to provide for an interdisciplinary approach to the patient’s needs.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

  • Graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant/ Nurse Practitioner Program; NYS licensed

  • 1 – 5 years related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS

  • Demonstrates an ability to utilize advanced health assessment and decision making skills.

  • Utilizes initiative; strives to maintain steady level of productivity; a self-starter; compatible and supportive; a team player.

  • Maintains a good working relationship and effective communication both within the department and with other departments for the benefit of the patient.

  • Demonstrates an ability to be flexible, organized and function under stressful situations.

  • Maintains patient confidentiality at all times.

  • Represents the organization in a positive and professional manner.

  • Attends outside clinical updates as required, and attends annual review and department in-services as scheduled.

  • Actively participates in performance improvement and continuous quality improvement activities.

Premier Medical Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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