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Physician Assistant Urgent Care

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Location: Firestone, CO, United States
Category: Advanced Practice Providers
Job Type: PRN
Job ID: 113173
Date Posted: May 1, 2023

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Description

We welcome those who naturally gravitate toward our inclusive community that celebrates our differences, our individuality, and our similarities. Here, we are dedicated to putting patients first, excellence and integrity. For those individuals called to join our team, we want you to find more than just a career here.

UCHealth has an excellent opportunity for a PRN Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner to join our UCHealth Urgent Care Clinic – Firestone.

REQUIRED:

• One year of experience working with pediatric and adult patients as an advanced practice provider in an Urgent Care or Emergency Room.

Availability to work 2 weekend days and 2 weekdays per month is required.

• Family Nurse Practitioner candidates must have full prescriptive authority to be considered for this position.

• New graduates will not be considered for this position.

The pay range for this position is $50.86- $75.00/ hour. Pay is dependent on the applicant's relevant experience.

Responsibilities

• Obtains patient history and performs assessment via observation, interview, and examination.

• Orders, performs and interprets diagnostic procedures.

• Provides direct treatment and management of health conditions via prescriptive authority or referral to other healthcare providers or community resources.

• Provides counseling and education of patients and their families/caregivers concerning preventative health, treatment options and community resources.

• Performs preventative health assessments, screening, immunizations and care.

Requirements for Physician Assistants

• Master’s Degree in Physician Assistant Studies

• Unrestricted license to practice as a Physician Assistant in the State of Colorado.

• Physician Assistant Certification (PA-C) issued by the National Commission for Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) is required for hire and must be maintained throughout employment

• Unrestricted Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) permit to prescribe all medications commonly prescribed in the course of practice.

• Eligible to provide reimbursable services and maintain provider status with Medicare and Medicaid.

• Eligible to provide services with no sanctions or exclusion from either the Health and Human Services/Office of Inspectors General (HHS/OIG) or the General Services Administration’s (GSA) List of Parties Excluded from Federal Programs.

• Unrestricted medical staff membership, with appropriate practice privileges.

• Prescriptive authority as appropriate, per medical staff service privileging process.

• Basic Life Support (BLS) certification issued by the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross

Requirements for Nurse Practitioners

• Master's degree in Nursing and graduate of an accredited Nurse Practitioner program

• Nurse Practitioner Certification issued by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) or Nurse Practitioner Certification issued by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Board (AANPCB) is required for hire and must be maintained throughout employment.

• Unrestricted Nurse Practitioner license issued by the State Board of Nursing in the state of practice or compact privileges under the multi-state Nurse Licensure Compact agreement

• Unrestricted medical staff membership, with appropriate practice privileges

• Full prescriptive authority

• Unrestricted Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) permit to prescribe all medications commonly prescribed in the course of practice.

• Eligible to provide reimbursable services and maintain provider status with Medicare and Medicaid.

• Eligible to provide services with no sanctions or exclusion from either the Health and Human Services/Office of Inspectors General (HHS/OIG) or the General Services Administration’s (GSA) List of Parties Excluded from Federal Programs.

• Basic Life Support (BLS) certification issued by the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross

Exceptional Benefits

We expect you to live a balanced life and enjoy the Colorado lifestyle. Our competitive compensation package includes:

• Retirement Package that includes a basic pension plan, 401(a) investment account, 403(b) matching account, and a 457(b) deferred compensation savings plan

Loan Repayment:

UCHealth is a qualifying employer for the federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program!

UCHealth provides employees with free assistance navigating the PSLF program to submit their federal student loans for forgiveness through Savi.

At UCHealth, we’re looking for those who are talented and inspired — those who don’t shy away from daily opportunities to improve lives. For those individuals called to join our team, we want you to find more than just a career here. We want you to make extraordinary possible. Apply today.

About UCHealth

UCHealth Medical Group is a physician-led organization, with a dedicated focus on access, performance, innovation, and experience, providing unmatched patient care in the Rocky Mountain Front Range. With more than eight hospitals and 100 clinic locations, UCHealth pushes the boundaries of medicine, providing advanced treatments and clinical trials and improving health through innovation.

At UCHealth, we do things differently

We believe in something different: a focus on the individuality of every person. In big ways and small, we exist to improve the extraordinary lives of all those we serve. As Colorado’s largest and most innovative health care system, we as a team deliver on the commitment to provide the best possible experience for our patients and their families. We foster a true human connection and give people the freedom to live extraordinary lives. A career at UCHealth is more than a job, it’s a passion.

Going beyond quality requires the perfect balance of talent, integrity, drive and intellectual curiosity. We are looking for individuals who recognize, like us, that the world of medicine is ever-changing and are motivated to do what is right, not what is easy. We support creativity and curiosity so that each of us can find the extraordinary qualities within ourselves. At UCHealth, we’ll do everything in our power to make sure you grow and have a meaningful career. There’s no limits to your potential here.

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