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Nurse Practitioner/Physician's Assistant
Title:Nurse Practitioner/Physician's Assistant
Pafford EMS:Offsite/Remote
Division/Department:Clinic/Occupational Health
State:US Virgin Islands


Job Description

Job Title: Nurse Practitioner / Physician’s Assistant

Work Location: Various

Division/Department: Clinic / Occupational Health

Reports To: Clinic Operations Manager

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Evaluates and treats patients for possible work related injuries and illnesses.
  • Assesses employee’s safe work capacity based on history and examination.
  • Promote optimal recovery through education and counseling of injured workers on psychophysiology and treatment plan.
  • Provide continuity of care by developing, documenting and implementing effective medical treatment and disability management.
  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with clinic policy and applicable state regulations.
  • Protect patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols.
  • Provides complete patient assessment, including vital signs and pre-examination procedures. Gathers and assesses objective and subjective data from the patient.
  • Documents data and assessments in the patient record. May use a computer system and information technology to ensure standard documentation, coding, and completion.
  • Provides all aspects of the consultation, treatment, procedures, and follow-up care.
  • Patient health counseling and instruction, including meeting with families and caregivers.
  • Medication reconciliation, management, patient compliance, inventory, education.
  • Operating medical equipment
  • Maintaining medical supplies, inventory, and disposal.
  • Ensures regulatory compliance with OSHA guidelines, CLIA regulations, HIPAA guidelines
  • The position may include triage of calls for urgent appointments, referrals for patient consults and testing, insurance pre-certification, and documentation.
  • May use general office skills including keyboarding, office computer software, filing, answering telephones, email, faxing, copying
  • Excellent customer service skills are needed for interacting with patients and families.
  • Maintains strict compliance with all Pafford Policies & Procedures.
  • Maintains strict compliance with all rules and regulations set forth by the state and federal programs.
  • May perform other related duties or task as assigned.


Education and/or Work Experience Requirements:

  • Board Certified Nurse Practitioner License (NP), MSN preferred, or
  • Physician’s Assistant License (PA-C)
  • American Heart Association BLS CPR
  • Unrestricted DEA License
  • Certified Occupational Health Nurse (COHN) or Certified Occupational Health Nurse Specialist (COHN-S) preferred
  • Minimum of two (2) years’ experience in licensure level
  • Must possess current Hepatitis B, Tetanus vaccinations & other immunizations or declination records
  • Ability to travel nationally without restriction (including U.S. Territories)
  • Must be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines, while maintaining a positive attitude and providing exemplary customer service.
  • Ability to work independently and to carry out assignments to completion within parameters of instructions given, prescribed routines, and standard accepted practices
  • Must be able to act as a professional ambassador for Pafford Medical Services; interacting with customers, clients, governmental agencies and personnel as well as federal and state contractors.


Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to safely and successfully perform the essential job functions consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards, including meeting qualitative and/or quantitative productivity standards.
  • Ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards.
  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs.
  • Work may require sitting, near vision use for reading and computer use, lifting, stooping, bending, stretching, walking, standing, pushing, pulling, reaching, and other physical exertion.
  • Must be able to talk, listen and speak clearly on telephone.
  • Must possess visual acuity to prepare and analyze data and figures, perform accounting functions, operate a computer terminal, operate a motor vehicle, and do extensive reading.

NOTE: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the person assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, skills and physical demands required of personnel so classified.

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