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The Physician Assistant under the direction of the supervising Physician, is responsible for providing age specific, culturally and ethnically sensitive clinical evaluations, problem assessments, initiation of diagnostic and treatment plans, and educates patients presenting for care. Performs emergency intervention and patient triage. Complies with all rules and regulations of the appropriate licensing board and maintains continuing medical education. By the end of the first year, employee requires M.D. consultation less than 40% of time on Patient Management activities. The job also includes patient advocacy, teaching, performance improvement, leadership and professional development and other duties assigned by supervising physician, as outlined by the Composite State Board of Medical Examiners.
• Current graduate of Accredited Physician Assistant Program and certification
• Basic Cardiac Life Support (CPR) and ACLS certification
The Nurse Practitioner (NP) is an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse who has graduated from a NP program of graduate studies, who has acquired advanced, specialized clinical knowledge and skills to provide health care. The NP performs comprehensive assessments, diagnoses, orders, conducts, supervises and interprets diagnostic and laboratory test, prescribes pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic treatments in the direct management of acute and chronic illness and disease. The NP promotes health and the prevention of illness and injury. The NP practices autonomously and in collaboration with other health care professional to treat and manage patient health problems. The roles of the NP includes, direct patient/family care, consultation, research, patient/families/ groups/ and communities advocacy, performance improvement, and leadership & professional development.
• Current Georgia License as a Registered Professional Nurse
• Current Georgia Authorization/Certification as a NP Advanced Practice Registered Professional Nurse
• Master's Degree in Nursing from the Georgia Board of Nursing Graduate School NP program
• Minimum of 4 years of clinical nursing experience
Grady Health System recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, veteran or disability status, or any other factor prohibited by law. We promote the concept of equal employment in accordance with all applicable federal and state laws. EEO is the Law