MUSCP - Advanced Practice Provider (APP - NP/PA) - Department of Medicine: Division of General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics, and Palliative Care
Medical University of South Carolina
- Charleston, South Carolina
- Advanced Practitioner
- Nursing, Advanced Practice Providers, & Therapists
- Full Time
Job Description SummaryThe successful applicant will be an Advanced Practice Provider interested in working full-time in the care of patients in primary care. This APP will have 9 half-day clinic sessions per week, with a combination of sessions focused on a chronic care panel of patients and sessions focused on Acute patient visits. This position is located in our University Internal Medicine Patient Centered Medical Home practice in Rutledge Tower on the MUSC campus in downtown Charleston. The APP will join a busy and thriving practice that includes providers specializing in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics, Sickle Cell, and Palliative Care.
EntityUniversity Medical Associates (UMA) Only Employees and Financials
Cost CenterCC000969 COM DOM GIM Internal Medicine CC
Pay Rate TypeSalary
Scheduled Weekly Hours40
Work ShiftDay (United States of America)
Fair Labor Standards Act Status: Salaried/Exempt
Hours per week: 40
Scheduled Work Hours/Shift: Monday-Friday, 8:00am- 5:00pm
Patient Population Focus
Patient Population Age Range
Required Training and Experience
Required Minimum Training: Completion of an accredited Physician Assistant program and currently licensed or eligible for licensure as a Physician Assistant or completion of an accredited Nurse Practitioner Program and currently licensed or eligible for licensure as an APRN as noted below.
AGPNP/ANP (Adult Gerontology Primary Care NP or Adult NP): Adult pts (13 years to death), stable chronic disease state management or primary care setting.
FNP (Family NP): (birth to death) Stable chronic disease state management, primary care across the lifespan.
Preferred Experience: Minimum of 1 year as a Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner in a primary care or urgent care setting.
Degree of Supervision
Advanced Practice Registered Nurse or Physician Assistant will be assigned a Primary Supervising/Collaborating Physician employed by MUSC and will report directly to this physician.
Required Licensure, Certifications, Registrations
All certifications must be current and complete prior to start date:
Basic Life Support (BLS).
If applicable, DHEC and DEA license applications must be started prior to first day.
Provides direct care to patients through the following activities:
Takes comprehensive history and performs physical examinations
Evaluates and treats on the basis of history, physical examination, radiological, laboratory, and other diagnostic test results pursuant to the practice agreement or scope of practice guideline
Performs the following therapeutic procedures in accordance with procedural privileges, skill and proficiency as approved by the Supervising/Collaborating Physician
Incision and drainage of wounds
Simple skin biopsies
Intramuscular, subcutaneous and other advanced injections
Initiates referrals to other health care providers, and/or consults with the attending physician or the collaborating physician
Documents and bills for direct care provided
Utilizes current research and evidence-based decision-making in all clinical practice
Performs and participates in quality/performance improvement activities and clinical research
Participates in and supports accreditation, compliance, and regulatory activities of the organization
Demonstrates responsibility for professional practice through active participation in professional organizations and continuing education
Potential to precept students at MUSC enrolled as an advanced practice provider student; and facilitates the learning of other new team members
APRN or PA must maintain licenses, certifications, CNEs/CMEs, etc. as required by applicable policies and state law
Continuous requirements are to perform job functions while standing, walking and sitting. Ability to bend at the waist, kneel, climb stairs, reach in all directions, fully use both hands and legs, possess good finger dexterity, perform repetitive motions with hands/wrists/elbows and shoulders, reach in all directions. Ability to be qualified physically for respirator use, initially and as required. Maintain 20/40 vision corrected, see and recognize objects close at hand and at a distance, work in a latex safe environment and work indoors. Frequently lift, lower, push and pull and/or carry objects weighing 50 lbs (+/-) unassisted, exert up to 50 lbs of force, lift from 36" to overhead 25 lbs. Infrequently work in dusty areas and confined/cramped spaces.
Additional Job Description
If you like working with energetic enthusiastic individuals, you will enjoy your career with us!
The Medical University of South Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer. MUSC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, age, sex, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, protected veteran status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by state laws and/or federal regulations. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment based upon applicable qualifications, merit and business need.
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