NURSE PRACTITIONER - Medicine-Endocrinology and Metabolism

Location
Durham, NC
Posted
Aug 23, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

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NURSE PRACTITIONER - Medicine-Endocrinology and Metabolism
Medicine-Endocrinology and Metabolism

Position Summary
Duke University Hospital is a tertiary care teaching hospital offering a broad array of inpatient and ambulatory care services. We are seeking an individual with general medicine and/or endocrine experience, excellent communication and clinical skills who can work as an integral member of a large practice clinical setting.The Advanced Practice Provider (APP) provides direct patient care services and performs medical acts under the supervision of the Endocrine Division MD's. The APP performs physical exams, collects and documents data, conducts diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, orders and schedules laboratory studies and professional consultations, prescribes appropriate interventions and medications, coordinates the care of patients in the ambulatory and possibly hospital settings,and provides direct patient care services.

Position Requirements
Candidates must maintain the credentialing and licensing requirements of Duke University Medical Center, the North Carolina State Board of Nursing, and/or The North Carolina Medical Board.Hours

Primary work hours will be 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday (40 hours) and will cover 8 clinical sessions (4 hours each). This is an exempt position.

Work Location
Current clinic locations include Duke South, Brier Creek and Durham/Southpoint.Supervision / Leadership

Candidates will be assigned a supervising physician and will work in a team environment supporting both general endocrine patients and an Endocrine subspecialty. Divisional APP's are also supported by a Divisional lead APP and the Division Business Manager.Specific

Job Responsibilities and Standards
Summary:

The Endocrine Divisional APP will augment a physician's ability to provide medical services to patients; collect and document data, conduct diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, order and schedule laboratory studies and professional consultations and provide direct patient care services.

Primary Work Performed:
# Perform diagnostic and therapeutic procedures to assist physician in diagnosing medical and surgical problems and prescribing necessary treatment and services for quality patient care; record the normal and abnormal data for review by the physician.
# Order and assist with the electronic retrieval when required of bone density reports and images.
# Order parenteral therapies for osteoporosis under the guidance of Dr.Tom Weber and other metabolic bone providers.
# Assist in triage and management when required of patients of Dr. Tom Weber andother Duke metabolic bone providers.
# Take patient histories, conduct physical examinations, and record the data in the patient's record; write progress notes and narrative discharge summaries; prepare patient workups and summaries noting pertinent positive and negative findings.
# Order and schedule laboratory studies and diagnostic procedures;explain the necessity, preparation, nature and anticipated effects of scheduled diagnostic and therapeutic procedures to the patient.
# Utilize prescriptive privileges.
# Communicate verbally and in writing all pertinent patient information to all members of the interprofessional team.
# Document in the EMR all relevant data including but not limited to results of diagnostic tests; laboratory results; patients
# condition and response to therapies/interventions;communications with supervising MD.
# Participate in basic science and clinical research projects conducted by supervising physician; prepare statistical reports and analyses setting for the progress, adverse trends and appropriate recommendations or conclusions.
# Participate in teaching medical and allied health students in techniques and procedures which are unique to specific clinical setting.
# Collaborate and foster educationof medical students, surgical residents, and Endocrine Fellows.
# Provide patient/family education as needed.
# Serve as a role model through conduct, communication, dress,leadership, ethical decision-making, critical thinking, and problem solving skills.

Other:
# Demonstrate responsibility for professional practice through active participation in at least one professional organization, maintain continuing education hours/year for licensure, and obtain and maintain certification in area of specialization.
# Maintain all professional requirements for licensure, certification,and practice as an Advanced Practice provider at Duke University Medical Center and Hospital.
# Consistently demonstrate a personal commitment to Patient Health and Safety.
# Practice excellent customer service.
# Maintain patient confidentiality at all times.
# Dress professionally.
# Practice Duke's
#Live our Values guidelines.
# Communicate openly and respectfully with others.
# Participates in personal and professional learning opportunities.


Requisition Number
401307675

Location
Durham

Duke Entity
MEDICAL CENTER

Job Code
1129 NURSE PRACTITIONER

Job Family Level
78

Exempt/Non-Exempt
Exempt

Full Time / Part Time
FULL TIME

Regular / Temporary
Regular

Shift
First/Day

Minimum Qualifications
Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender expression, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Essential Physical Job Functions:
Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

Education
Work requires completion of accredited Nurse Practitioner program.State of North Carolina licensure is also required.

Experience
Work requires no previous experience.OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

Job Requirements Licenses, Certifications and Registrations
Required:
# Current DEA registration
# Credentialing through Duke University Health System
# American Red Cross BLS and ACLS certification
# Adequate CME as outlined by NC Medical Board, Duke CredentialingOffice and AANP
# Completion of required Duke modules (safety, HIPAA, etc.)
# Completion of Maestro training

Other:
Candidates must be:
# Able to clearly articulate scope of practice, and practice within
those guidelines as anAdvanced Practice Provider in the state of North Carolina and within the Duke University Health
System
# Able to communicate clearly with patients, families, visitors,healthcare team,physicians, administrators, leadership, and others.
# Able to use sensory and cognitive functions to process and prioritize information,perform health assessments, treatment, and follow-up.
# Able to use fine motor skills
# Able to record activities, document assessments and interventions;prepare reportsand presentations.
# Able to use computer and learn new software programs.
# Able to provide leadership in clinical area of expertise and in meeting organizational goals.
# Able to navigate the Hospital and DUHS toprovide clinical expertise to specific patient populations.
# Able to withstand prolonged standing and walking with the ability to move or lift at least fifty pounds.


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Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender expression, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

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