Job Description

Location: Steward Medical Group - West
Posted Date: 3/16/2020

The Steward Health Care Network includes 5,000 physicians across 800 communities who help to provide more than 12 million patient encounters per year. Steward Medical Group, the company's employed physician group, provides more than six million patient encounters per year. The Steward Hospital Group operates hospitals in Malta and nine states across the U.S., including Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, and Utah. Steward Health Care is the largest private, tax-paying physician-led health care network in the United States. Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, Steward operates 35 hospitals in the United States and the country of Malta that regularly receive top awards for quality and safety. The company employs approximately 42,000 health care professionals. The Steward network includes multiple urgent care centers and skilled nursing facilities, substantial behavioral health services, over 7,900 beds under management, and approximately 2.2 million full risk covered lives through the company's managed care and health insurance services.

The Steward Health Care Network includes 5,000 physicians across 800 communities who help to provide more than 12 million patient encounters per year. Steward Medical Group, the company's employed physician group, provides more than six million patient encounters per year. The Steward Hospital Group operates hospitals in Malta and nine states across the U.S., including Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, and Utah.

Position Summary:

We are looking for a qualified Nurse Practitioner or a Physician Assistant with an emphasis on Orthopedic experience in a clinical setting.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Help plan and coordinate the delivery of quality and safe patient care in the clinic
  • Collaborating with qualified physicians within the framework of approved guidelines and protocols, following established clinical protocols and clinical practice guidelines.
  • Works in an independent and interdependent relationship with members of the medical staff, which allows for consultation, collaboration, or referral.
  • Maintains legible, accurate, and confidential medical records. Documents all medical evaluations, diagnoses, procedures, treatment, outcomes, education, referrals, and consultations consistent with NCQA (National Committee for Quality Assurance), and state regulatory standards.
  • Completes daily assignments and documentation within requested time frame.
  • Provides leadership, direction, and support in emergency situations.
  • Adheres to, interprets and monitors established clinical and administrative policies, procedures and standards.
  • Demonstrates effective use of time management, conflict/problem resolution and delegation skills.
  • Acts as a liaison between staff, physicians and patients to facilitate problem resolution.
  • Coordinates and communicates patient care activities with health care team members and appropriate departments.
  • Demonstrates clear, concise professional communication with all contacts in a manner which conveys mutual respect and concern.
  • Actively facilitates a positive proactive tone with co-workers and patients
  • Acts as a clinical resource/role model to other members of the health care team.
  • Maintains professional and appropriate communication and behavior with patients, co-workers, physicians, and vendors.
  • Maintains HIPAA confidentiality at all times.
    Required Qualifications:
  • Licensure as required by the TX State Board of Nursing; Advanced practice nursing license or Phyisician Assistant as required by the Texas Medical Board
  • Minimum one year experience as a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant in a clinic setting preferred
  • Minimum one year Orthopedic experience preferred.
    Benefits Offered:
  • Health/Dental/Vision insurance
  • Healthcare spending or reimbursement accounts such as HSAs or FSAs
  • 401K
  • Paid time off
  • CME Allowance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • And much more…

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