NH-Portsmouth Per Diem Lead Provider (Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant) in Portland, Maine

ConvenientMD is a full-service, provider staffed urgent care group offering high-quality and affordable medical care for a broad scope of illnesses and injuries for patients of all ages. No appointment is necessary, patients can just walk-in from 8am to 8pm, 7 days a week. The company has a friendly staff providing a consumer-centric experience. ConvenientMD clinics always have a provider on site in state-of-the-art facilities equipped with digital x-ray, lab, ECG and IV.

Now hiring for per diem availability.

  • Identifying short-term and long-range patient care issues that must be addressed; providing information and commentary pertinent to deliberations; recommending options and courses of action; implementing physician directives.

  • Assesses patient health by interviewing patients; performing physical examinations; obtaining, updating, and studying medical histories.

  • Determines abnormal conditions by administering or ordering diagnostic tests, such as x-rays, electrocardiograms, and laboratory studies; interpreting test results.

  • Documents patient care services by charting in patient and department records.

  • Performs therapeutic procedures by administering injections and immunizations; suturing; managing wounds and infections.

  • Instructs and counsels patients by describing therapeutic regimens; giving normal growth and development information; discussing family planning; providing counseling on emotional problems of daily living; promoting wellness and health maintenance.

  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.

  • Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols.

  • Complies with federal, state, and local legal and professional requirements by studying existing and new legislation; anticipating future legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; advising management on needed actions.

  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.

  • Develops health care team staff by providing information, educational opportunities, and experiential growth opportunities.

  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

Training and Experience Requirements:

  • A Master's degree and certification by one of the Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner certifying bodies is required. Must have and maintain a DEA license with no restrictions.

  • Clinical experience in an emergency medicine, urgent care, or ambulatory care setting is preferred.

  • BLS certified.

    Knowledge Of:

  • The principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.

  • Applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations including the requirements of the HIPAA and OSHA and applicable state rules and regulations pertinent to medical practices.

  • Computerized information systems used in business applications and clinical management systems (EMR).

  • Relevant drugs and their chemical composition, structure, and properties of substances and of the chemical processes and transformations that they undergo.

  • Non-pharmaceutical patient care aids, their applicable uses, and relevance to patient care.

  • Current principles, methods and procedures for the delivery of medical evaluation, diagnosis and treatment.

Physical Requirements:

  • Requires the ability to stand and sit for hours at a time. Some bending and stooping is required.

  • Must be able to use manual dexterity in relation to clinical requirements.

  • Must be able to lift 50lbs.

ID: 2018-1401

External Company Name: ConvenientMD LLC

External Company URL: http://www.convenientmd.com/