NURSE PRACTITIONER - NON-ALCHOHOLIC FATTY LIVER DISEASE

Location
Durham, NC
Posted
Feb 28, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

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NURSE PRACTITIONER - NON-ALCHOHOLIC FATTY LIVER DISEASE
Medicine - Gastroenterology

SUPERVISOR:
Dr. Anna Mae Diehl

The APP provides medical care to adult patients with liver conditions, with a focus on patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). This care is provided in collaboration with Dr. Anna Mae Diehl, Dr. Yuval Patel and Dawn Piercy, NP. The APP will work with these providers to evaluate and provide ongoing management and treatment to patients presenting to clinics or facilities of Duke University Health System in accordance with established scope of practice as specified in North Carolina Board of Medicine Medical Practice Act NCGS Chapter 90 for Medicine and Allied Occupations.

Duties may include but are not limited to those listed below and may include other outpatient procedures or services as deemed appropriate by the supervising physician. Current position would be 7 clinic sessions, and possible clinic locations include Duke South and North Duke Street.

Specific daily activities include:

• Record the history of present illness, past medical, family and social history
• Perform physical examinations
• Perform fibroscan assessments (APP will be trained to perform this ultrasound-based technology)
• Perform paracentesis (APP will be trained to perform this procedure)
• Establish and follow plan of care in conjunction with MD
• Prescribe appropriate medications to a specialty pharmacy that will handle prior authorization and other necessary paperwork; order refills as needed
• Patient and family teaching
• Order appropriate labs, tests and procedures and follow up with patient as needed
• Coordinate care and refer to other medical professionals as needed
• Document clinic, telephone, and other patient encounters in the Epic (Maestro) system
• Review lab results in Maestro, communicate and interpret results
• Patient triage and return patients calls within 24-48 hours; provide feedback regarding scheduling of urgent patient appointments
• Review outside records including clinic notes, hospital records, outside radiographs, lab, and other test results
• Collaborate with nursing staff to complete patient paperwork including medication pre-certifications for insurance companies, durable medical equipment requests, disability paperwork, and handicapped permit applications
• Attendance at GI Grand Rounds is expected. Participation in other divisional educational events is also encouraged.

Scope of practice includes adults ages 18 and above, and practice sites currently include:

Duke Medical Plaza North Duke Street
3116 North Duke Street
Durham, NC 27704

Duke South Clinic 2J
40 Duke Medicine Circle
Durham, NC 27710

Requisition Number
401378291

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, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

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


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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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