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Massachusetts Employer Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant in Salem, Massachusetts

Job Type Full-time Description \$10,000 Sign On Bonus!! Opportunity Overview North Shore Community Health (NSCH) is an industry leader in exceptional community healthcare delivery. We have an opening for an advanced practitioner. Under the general direction of the Chief Clinical Officer (CCO) and the direct supervision of the Medical Director, the advanced practitioner Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant will provide continuing and comprehensive health care for the individual and family across all ages and genders within the context of Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) policies and procedures. The clinician will exercise individual initiative and independent action to ensure high-quality and comprehensive primary care. The two central tenets of PCMH lie in team-based care and care coordination. The advanced practitioner is expected to be an integral part of the Primary Care Team (PCT), leader, and engaged team member. Responsibilities: Works as an integral member of the PCT, which includes careful attention to customer service, population management, appropriate delegation, and participation in the quality initiatives of the health center. Because of the inherent authority and responsibility of the position, the physician is expected to display exemplary communication skills and to lead by example. Conducts a care program within their discipline?s scope of practice and collaborates with physician staff, responsible for examining, diagnosing, and treating patients. Obtains history and physical examinations of the patients in an ambulatory setting. Utilizes laboratory and other diagnostic services as appropriate. Renders services to patients of NSCH in a competent, professional, and ethical manner; makes a diagnosis and administers treatments based on evidence-based medicine whenever possible but always within accepted standards of care. The advanced practitioner will prescribe buprenorphine-containing medications as needed to care for patients with opioid use disorder safely. Seeks outside advice and consultation as necessary; refers for specialty care and confirmation of diagnosis and treatment when appropriate. Participates in health promotion and disease prevention activities, including screening, immunization, and health education events sponsored by NSCH. Takes part in quality assurance and patient care assessment activities. PCMH relies on each PCT to act on the data provided, continuously improving the quality of care. The scope of practice for invasive procedures will be established on the hire date. New procedures can only be added with the written approval of the (associate) medical director and the CCO. Adheres to the documentation standards set for NSCH staff. Performs emergency treatment consistent with established policies and procedures accepted standards of care. Assumes \"on-call\" responsibilities for NSCH. Participates in extended access to patient care as needed. Participates in and complies with all policies, procedures, and reimbursement plans related to MassHealth and other state and federal reimbursement programs or commercial payors with which NSCH may contract or affiliate. Participation in and compliance with all policies and procedures related to Medicare, Medicaid, other federal and state reimbursement programs, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and the payment plan of any commercial insurer, health maintenance organization, preferred provider organization, accountable health plan, or other health benefit program with which NSCH may contract or affiliate. Must comply with all NSCH policies and procedures; all bylaws, rules, regulations, and policies of any hospital or facility you are granted privileges; and all applicable state and federal laws. Fulfills the expectations of the advanced practitioner position, including other duties as needed. Requirements Current NP/PA Massachusetts License. Certification in respective specialty. Two years worki g as a licensed NP/PA in a

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