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Pre-Admissions Testing Unit


Advanced Practice Provider
Pre-Admissions Testing Unit

Division: CarePoint Hospital Medicine, Colorado
Reports To: Medical Director of CarePoint Hospital Medicine
 
Position Summary:
The role of CarePoint Advanced Practice Provider (APP) is to provide care in a pre-admission testing unit within the hospital setting. Under the general supervision of a physician, the APP is responsible for providing varied medical services, including: obtaining complete medical history and performing a physical examination; ordering and interpreting laboratory tests and imaging studies; formulating a diagnosis and treatment plan; prescribing and/or dispensing medication; counseling patients and families, and other patient care duties.
 
Position Requirements
  • Education: Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant
  • Experience: At least one year of experience preferred, clinical rotations will be taken into account
  • Licensure: Must have and maintain an active CO license, DEA, and BLS
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills in order to collaborate with patients, families, physicians, and staff
  • Ability to be self-directive and demonstrate initiative in addressing responsibilities of the position
  • Expert clinical judgment to function in an independent role
  • Must be able to maintain strict protocols of all confidential or sensitive information
Job Responsibilities
  • Evaluate and assess adult patients being considered for elective surgery
  • Help with and oversee day to day operations of the clinic
  • Participate in multidisciplinary care across multiple surgical specialties
  • Coordinate appropriate testing and arrange for relevant follow up and counseling
  • Attends meetings as requested
  • Other duties as assigned