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Job DescriptionCovenant HealthCare US:MI:SAGINAWNIGHT SHIFTFULL TIME BENEFITEDNight position rounding on inpatients Monday through Thursday. No holidays or weekends. 8 pm to 6 am Summary:The Nurse Practitioner (NP)/Physician Assistant (PA) will function in a supervised and independent capacity with the Covenant HealthCare physician team. Supervision, where necessary, will be provided by the practices designated supervising physician. The Nurse Practitioner (NP)/Physician Assistant (PA) demonstrates excellent customer service performance in that his/her attitude and actions are at all times consistent with the standards contained in the Mission, Vision and Values of Covenant HealthCare and the commitment to Extraordinary Care for Every Generation. Responsibilities:Strong patient assessment skills; taking medical history, ordering and interpreting laboratory tests, performing physical exam and treating illnesses and injuries. Perform hospital H&Ps, Discharge Summaries and subsequent care. Prescribe medication within the scope of licensure and facility limitations. Educate patients on conditions, treatments, and risk factor modification. Assist physician with hospital inpatient admission, consultations and discharges under direct supervision. Assists with inpatient rounding. Keep in contact with physician regarding patient updates/change of status, test results and new admissions. Assist with patient paperwork such as disability forms, prior authorizations, and prescription refills. Participates and/or directs regulatory activities in compliance with CLIA, HFAP, OSHA, EMTALA, and Corporate Compliance/Covenant guidelines. Work with Office Manager/Coordinator in developing clinical protocols for practice. Timely coding and documentation of services provided. Maintains a professional, courteous and compassionate approach to patients and staff. Other information:EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE Current Licensure to practice in the State of Michigan. Graduate from an accredited institution. Certification as a Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant. Continuing medical education as required by the certification body. ACLS Certification or willing to obtain within 6 months of employment Preferred: 2 years of experience as a Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant or previous experience as an RN within the practice specialty. KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES Knowledge in the specialty of the practice for which the position is posted is preferred. Knowledge of Covenant systems, policies and procedures. Knowledge of acute and chronic care protocols, administration of medications and treatments, delivery of care and documentation of care. Knowledge of computer programs and applications. Knowledge of medical practices, terminology, billing and reimbursement Knowledge of common safety hazards and precautions to establish a safe work environment. Computer literate, must be able to work with an EMR system while providing patient care. Interpersonal skills necessary to develop and maintain a wide variety of internal and external cooperative working relationships. Analytical skills necessary to plan, develop, and administer care to a wide variety of patients. Ability to assess and treat patients with limited history and background in a timely manner. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Respond calmly and effectively in emergencies. Make decisions within scope of training and practice. WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS Ability to maintain punctual attendance consistent with ADA, FMLA, and other federal, state, and local standards. Constant handling, feeling, talking, hearing, and near vision Frequent lifting up to 25 lbs. Frequent standing, walking, twisting, reaching, midrange vision, depth perception, color vision, and field of vision Occasional lifting up to 100 lbs. or more Occasional sitting, carrying, pushing, pulling, stooping, kneeling, crouching, squatting, tasting, smelling, and far vision NOTICE REGARDING LATEX SENSITIVITY IN APPLICANTS FOR EMPLOYMENT. It has been determined that Covenant HealthCare cannot provide a latex safe or latex free work environment at any of its facilities. Unfortunately, that means that any individual, including an applicant or an employee, is likely to be exposed to latex while on Covenants premises. Therefore, latex tolerance is considered to be an essential function for any position with Covenant.Company DescriptionWe believe every generation in your family deserves extraordinary care.From moms-to-be to babies to great-grandfathers, Covenant HealthCare is the one health system in the Great Lakes Bay Region that delivers extraordinary care across generations and across specialties. As the largest, most comprehensive health care provider in the region, you can trust Covenant HealthCare with the health needs of your entire family. We offer a broad spectrum of programs and services ranging from high-risk obstetrics, neonatal and pediatric intensive care, to acute care including a Level II Adult and Pediatric Trauma Center, cardiology, oncology, orthopaedics, robotic surgery and many other services. But as a non-profit, our extraordinary care goes beyond our outstanding medical services. Its our compassionate and caring team that makes the difference; their support means you always have someone by your side from diagnosis to recovery. We go above and beyond for our patients every day, and in every way. And that extraordinary commitment extends to the communities we serve. Because by working together for a healthier community, we can build a better tomorrow for generations to come. Here's why more families across the region prefer Covenant HealthCare:We serve 20 counties across northeast and central MichiganWe have more than 560 physiciansWe have more than 20 inpatient and outpatient facilitiesWe have 643 acute care licensed bedsWe have over 90,000 visits a year in our trauma/emergency care centerWe are a critical access hospital for seven community hospitals in Michigan's thumb region and in central MichiganWe are the largest health care employer in the Great Lakes Bay RegionWe have more than 4,400 employees and 380 volunteers

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