A key focus of Centura's overall business strategy is talent development. Centura is committed to providing the tools and processes that will enable associates to plan their careers. The preferred practice is to post available positions on the Centura Health Career Website allowing visibility to job opportunities at Centura.
Associates are eligible to apply for an open position if they are:
1. Active in their current position for at least six months or have manager and HR approval to be released early;
2. Ratings meet expectations or higher on their PFD review;
3. No written warning or Performance Improvement Plan (PIP) within the last six months unless their manager receives approval from HR; and
4. Continuous sustained improvement is demonstrated.
Centura's general practice is to post available positions on the Career Website for a minimum of three business days (HR reserves the right to close a posting based on the number of applications received within the three business days). The position may be posted internally and externally simultaneously. The organization reserves the right to post internally only before posting externally.
JOB DESCRIPTION/JOB POSTING ID: 114742
Provides primary healthcare to patients acting as assistant to physicians in the clinic following established standards and practices. Assists with training of clinical staff.
Provides assistance to physicians, patients, coordinators in the delivery of care
Assumes personal accountability for organizational mission and core values
Communicates closely and as a member of the team with all the providers at medical facilities, administrators, office staff, medical vendors, and medical students.
Graduate of an accredited P. A. or Nurse Practitioner Program
Certification by N.C.C.P.A.
BLS Certification required from American Heart Association
WORK EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
Prefer one year experience in a clinical setting
POSITION DUTIES (ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS)
Obtains complete medical history and physical data on patients. Review patient records.
Performs a complete physical exam and records findings. Establishes presumptive diagnosis. Collaborate with physicians in managing acute and long term medical needs of patients.
Analyzes, interprets and integrates data to determine appropriate diagnostic and therapeutic procedures and plan.
Interviews and advises patients regarding health and illness prevention. Recommends community resources to meet patient and family needs.
Orders appropriate laboratory and diagnostic procedures.
Administers injections, immunizations and oral medications. Prepares written prescription orders
Participates and actively assist the surgeon in the performance of surgical procedures; provides aid in exposure, hemostasis and other technical functions to assist surgeon to perform a safe operation with optimal results to patient.
Manages medical emergency situations.
Instructs patients and family regarding medications and treatment instructions.
Provides patient education.
Attends required meetings and participates in committees as required.
Coordinate the assigned physician's daily and monthly schedule.
* This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties. Employee may perform other related duties as assigned.
Important notification to applicants as of Nov. 20, 2014: Effective Jan. 1, 2015, Centura Health will no longer hire tobacco users in Colorado and Kansas. The change to our policy does not apply to associates hired on or before Dec. 31, 2014. Centura Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.
Find your ideal career at Centura Health! With 16 hospitals, physician clinics, hospice services, home care and senior living communities, Centura Health's vast network of care spans Colorado and Western Kansas so you can experience a balanced lifestyle and enjoy a fulfilling career anywhere you want to work, live and play in Colorado. From the fast pace of a Denver-area Level 1 Trauma Center to a... smaller rural or mountain hospital – we proudly offer a more diverse range of work settings and locations than any other health care employer in the state. Centura is an equal opportunity employer.