Advanced Practice Provider - Internal Medicine Primary Care
Job ID: R0035120 | Advance Practice Provider | Full Time | Charlottesville, VA
The University Physicians Charlottesville (UPC) outpatient clinic at Fontaine seeks an experienced Advanced Practice Provider to join a well-established outpatient clinic in Charlottesville, VA. Providing team-based adult primary care, the selected LIP will be responsible for the following:
  • Medical assessment based on patient history, symptoms and physical findings
  • Development of evidence-based treatment plans
  • Ordering or performing relevant diagnostic tests
  • Patient education on self-management of acute or chronic illnesses

Patient-facing care will be provided for eight sessions per week, distributed among direct, collaborative and triage patient care. The remaining two sessions per week will be allotted to pre- and post-clinical care.

A minimum of three years of experience in primary care is required with four or more years of experience preferred. Five years of non-primary care experience post-training will be considered.

Full benefits and free on-site parking are provided.

  • Works in conjunction with the Medical Director, administrative management, nursing and other interprofessional team members to facilitate patient care and management throughout the healthcare system.
  • Exercises independent judgment in the assessment, diagnosis and initiation of medical processes and procedures commensurate with training and experience, as credentialed by UVA Health System.
  • Performs and documents comprehensive health histories and physical assessments, to include initiation of CPR or other appropriate emergency therapy as needed.
  • Formulates diagnoses, identifies problems and health risk profiles, documents and clearly communicates with other members of the healthcare team.
  • Performs, orders and interprets diagnostic studies, such as X-rays and laboratory tests, in consultation with peers and colleagues.
  • Performs procedures within scope of practice and UVA Health System credentialing and privileges.
  • Orders medications, treatments and therapies in accordance with Virginia prescriptive regulations.
  • Requests consultation and initiates referrals to other healthcare providers, including specialists, when and if needed.
  • Evaluates and analyzes patient responses to the disease process and/or therapeutic, diagnostic interventions.
  • Provides information, education and support to patients/families regarding disease processes and treatment plans (diagnostic procedures, medications and treatments), thus facilitating communication between patients/families and the healthcare team.
  • Participates in on-call responsibilities as appropriate and as determined by department or unit.
  • Manages patients in accordance with established UVA Medical Center and UVA UPG policies and procedures.
  • Reports births, deaths, outbreaks of communicable diseases, and other information critical to the patient's and/or the public's health as required by legal or governmental authorities in a timely manner.
  • Meets quality standards as determined by the Medical Director and/or UVA Health System.
  • May serve on select committees as needed.
  • May participate in the clinical experience of students (graduate/postgraduate advanced practice, nursing and medical students), interns and residents, as appropriate.
  • Participates in group, peer and other review activities as requested.
  • Prepares and attends to all reports, claims and correspondence necessary or appropriate to the performance of professional services.
  • Promotes the professional practice of the advanced practice group by serving as a clinical resource to nursing, medical and allied healthcare practitioners.
  • Follows policies and procedures, including those of UPG, UVA Medical Center, CMS and other contracted payers with which the entity may contract.
  • Accurately assigns Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) and International Classification of Diseases (ICD-10) codes.
  • Updates practice through continuing education by attending conferences, rounds, reports, lectures, journal clubs and regional/national professional conferences.
  • Seeks professional development and growth opportunities that enhance professional practice through formal and informal activities, including developing and presenting educational programs.
  • Performs other duties as assigned that are commensurate with professional service normally and customarily provided by a licensed independent provider.

Position Compensation Range: $87,755.20 - $140,400.00 Annually

  • Education: Graduate of an accredited graduate school of nursing or physician assistant program with a master's degree.
  • Experience: Department- and unit-specific.
  • Licensure: License or license eligibility as an advanced practice provider (Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assistant, Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist and Certified Nurse Midwife) as set forth by the state of Virginia. If Nurse Practitioner, license to practice as a registered nurse in the Commonwealth of Virginia is required. Must demonstrate and maintain all credentialing and licensing requirements of UVA Health System, the Virginia Board of Medicine or the Virginia Board of Nursing, and appropriate certifying bodies. Current Basic Life Support (BLS) required. Current PALS/NRP, as required specific to position. Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), as required specific to position.

Job requires standing for prolonged periods, frequently bending/stooping and reaching (overhead, extensive and repetitive). Repetitive motion: computer keyboard. Proficient communicative, auditory and visual skills. Attention to detail and ability to write legibly. Ability to lift/push/pull 50-100 lbs. May be exposed to noise, radiation, radioactive materials, blood/body fluids and infectious disease.

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