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PA - Pain Clinic

Company: Emory Healthcare
Location: Atlanta
Posted on: May 12, 2024

Job Description:

Overview:The Emory Healthcare Pain Clinic is seeking to hire a Physician Assistant (PA) or Nurse Practitioner (ACNP or AGACNP), to become a vital part of Emory Healthcares integrated academic healthcare system.Work Hours/Schedule:Full Time.May occasionally float between the Emory Healthcare Pain Clinics as well as the Emory Inpatient Pain Service, as needed.Work Location(s):Pain Clinic, Emory Midtown Medical Office Tower, 550 Peachtree St, Atlanta, GA 30308.Experience:Acute/Chronic Pain Management experience highly preferred, especially in the Orthopedics, Musculoskeletal setting.Highlights of joining Emory Healthcare:Salary range: $106,805 to $134,400 per year, based on years of experience as an Advanced Practice Provider (NP or PA).This role is eligible for the Advanced Practice Provider (APP) Incentive Plan.Paid Parental Leave to benefit-eligible employees with six months of service, Student Loan Repayment program.Life Insurance & Retirement Program options in addition to various Health, Welfare, Wellness benefits.Description:Job Description:Assists in the evaluation and treatment of patients.Documents the delivery of care in the individual's medical records.Conducts patient interviews and documents patient histories, psychosocial histories, health status and medical problems or potential problems.Under the direction of a physician, performs physical examinations and specialized diagnostic and/or therapeutic procedures including cast application and removal, wound suturing and dressing changes. Additionally, assist with specialized diagnostic and/or therapeutic procedures such as drawing up medications, aspirating and injecting medication as part of a nerve block or joint injection, performing a postoperative wound check, and assisting patient during a dressing change.Assists physician in diagnosing medical problems, developing care plans, and prescribing treatment.Orders, schedules and/or performs laboratory tests and diagnostic procedures such as urinalyses/urine drug screens, pregnancy and blood tests, x-rays/CT/MRIs, comprehensive metabolic panels.Communicates necessity, preparation, nature and anticipated effects of scheduled procedures to patient. Additionally, assists with answering clinical questions and assisting with logistics related to scheduled procedures in clinic, at the ambulatory surgery center, and operating rooms.In collaboration with physician, arranges for consultations with or referrals to other medical professional or community services.Educates patient on health habits, self-examinations, behavior management, need for follow-up assessments/treatments, at home medical care, medication and other issues related to medical or health problems.Works with manager to formulate plan for professional development.Attends educational in-services as appropriate. Participates in professional activities and organizations to maintain knowledge of current trends, practices, and developments.Maintains and updates current, accurate patient records including medical assessment, interventions, and evaluations.Collects and interprets diagnostic data to implement appropriate care patient care plans.Prepares statistical reports and analyses of research projects and investigational protocols; reports on progress, adverse trends and appropriate conclusions and recommendations.Trains and teaches other health care professionals including students and residents in techniques and procedures unique to specific setting.Actively participates on organizational health services committees.Performs related responsibilities as required.Minimum Qualifications:Graduate of an accredited Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant program.Currently licensed as an Advanced Practice Nurse in the State of Georgia by the Georgia Board of Nursing and certified as a Nurse Practitioner (ACNP or AGACNP) by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) or equivalent body, OR, Certified as a Physician Assistant (PA-C) by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA).Licensed as appropriate in the State of Georgia.May require at least one year of direct experience in one or more high acuity clinical specialties.BLS from American Heart Association (AHA) and Healthcare Provider Certifications required. ACLS (AHA) may be required for some locations and/or services.Additional Details:Additional Details:Why Emory Healthcare?Emory Healthcare, part of Emory University, is the most comprehensive academic health system in Georgia. At Emory Healthcare, our mission is to create and promote a culture that supports the growth and development of our Anesthetists, and in collaboration with the health care team, provide high-quality value-based care to patients and the community.Highlights of joining the Emory Healthcare team:Emory University Hospital named Top 100 Global HospitalAn 11-hospital system with 254 outpatient locations and close to 1,000 Advance Practice ProvidersRewarded with highly competitive compensation and benefit packageA strong multidisciplinary collaborative health care team that values shared decision makingAcademic health care setting that partners closely with Emory School of MedicineA culture of strong system leadership, research, education and mentorshipSupporting a diverse, equitable and inclusive culture. Emory Healthcare (EHC) is dedicated to providing equal opportunities and access to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression and/or veteran's status. EHC does not discriminate on the basis of any factor stated above or prohibited under applicable law. EHC respects, values and celebrates the unique perspectives and backgrounds of all individuals. EHC aspires to create an environment of collaboration and true belonging for all our patients and team members. Emory Healthcare (EHC) is committed to achieving a diverse workforce through equal opportunity and nondiscrimination policy in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS (Medium):20-50 lbs; 0-33% of the work day (occasionally); 11-25 lbs, 34-66% of the workday (frequently); 01-10 lbs, 67-100% of the workday (constantly); Lifting 50 lbs max; Carrying of objects up to 25 lbs; Occasional to frequent standing & walking, Occasional sitting, Close eye work (computers, typing, reading, writing), Physical demands may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.ACCOMODATIONS:EHC will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. To request this document in an alternate format or to request a reasonable accommodation, please contact the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS:Factors affecting environment conditions may vary depending on the assigned work area and tasks. Environmental exposures include, but are not limited to: Blood-borne pathogen exposure Bio-hazardous waste Chemicals/gases/fumes/vapors Communicable diseases Electrical shock, Floor Surfaces, Hot/Cold Temperatures, Indoor/Outdoor conditions, Latex, Lighting, Patient care/handling injuries, Radiation, Shift work, Travel may be required. Use of personal protective equipment, including respirators, environmental conditions may vary depending on assigned work area and work Jobble

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