Physician Assistant OR Nurse Practitioner Gary, IN

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Physician Assistant OR Nurse Practitioner Gary, IN
Up to $140k per year

We are looking for an experienced Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner to join our practice full time in Gary, IN. We are seeking a compassionate provider to be our go-to person for ensuring the best patient care possible in our Acute Care-Skilled Facility in Gary. We prefer that the incoming Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner has acute care experience and/or has worked in hospital based/ER medicine but we are willing to providing training for the right candidate. Main job duties include daily rounding on patients, providing high quality patient care, and collaborating with the team to ensure continuity of care.
• History and Physical Exams- Examine patients and their medical records, pertinent documents/imaging/labs/test
• Order and study diagnostic tests (blood tests, X-rays etc.)
• Diagnosis, management and treatment of acute episodic illnesses and stable chronic conditions, evaluation of current therapies, health maintenance, health promotion, illness prevention education and counseling, and management of urgent care matters
• Prescribe medications
• Write referrals and consult physicians for comprehensive patient care
• Maintain accurate records and schedules- Establishes and maintains a system for tracking and coordinating the designated patient caseload and their progress throughout the entire acute or chronic episode of care
• Inform patients about their health conditions and prescribed medications
• Educate patients and their family members on diseases, epidemics and prevention- teaching and counseling to patients and families
• Collaboration with the healthcare team- Monitors, evaluates, and communicates relevant data regarding clinical problems to Physician, as appropriate and members of the interdisciplinary team
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