Walnut Family Practice

Physician Assistant

Type: FT
Education: Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing Master’s program or Masters of Medical Science Physician Assistant Studies. Evidence of continuing education. Current unrestricted Tennessee licensure as an Advanced Practice Nurse and RN or Physician Assistant. Must hold a National Certification in a Nursing Specialty Area.
Hours: 8a-5p M-F
Experience: Minimum one year experience preferred.
Skills: Advanced Practice Nursing Skills.
Description:

 

Under the direct or indirect supervision of a licensed physician, the Advanced Nurse Clinician/Physician Assistant assesses patients’ Medical/surgical conditions, administers treatments under physician orders or in conformity with usual practice, advises and counsels patients or their legal guardian of patient problems.  This privilege does not include the practice of obtaining informed consent.  Demonstrates  knowledge of the psychosocial needs, clinical assessment implications, and/or consequences of technology.

 

Phlebotomist (CMA/LPN)

Type: FT
Education: A high school diploma or equivalent is required. CMA is required. CRMG Phlebotomist II Current registry as a certified/registered phlebotomist from a national board of certification (ASCP, AMT, CAP, NCA) is preferred. Graduate of a school of practical Nursing. Current Tennessee LPN license. High School Diploma. Graduate of an accredited school for Medical Assistants. Certification as medical assistant preferred. Participation in continuing education programs, in-services/workshops is required as based on departmental needs.
Hours: 8a-5p M-F
Experience: Minimum of one (1) year experience under a qualified director is preferred. Experience of at least 6 months in a physician’s office setting or 2 yrs experience in direct patient care at a medical facility. Front and/or back office experience in medical setting is required as well as public relations. Previous employment in medical office clinic or setting is required with at least 3 months experience
Skills: BLS required at hire or during orientation. Problem resolution, continuous quality improvement, quality assurance, and data result documentation. Proficiency in applying clerical principles, concepts, and techniques; in verbal & written communication that are central to the discipline. Must possess knowledge of general office procedures, typing skills, knowledge of office equipment and supplies; proficient knowledge of computers and various software. Must have a complete command of medical terminology, the ability to work as part of an interdisciplinary team, manage multiple tasks and function independently. Must be able to adapt to changing work environment and work well under pressure.
Description:

This position is responsible for performing & documenting phlebotomy procedures, bleeding times; receiving, processing, recording, & distributing specimens; & for performing secretarial duties for the laboratory areas on neonate, pediatric, adolescent, adult & geriatric patient specimens to obtain samples for use in laboratory testing in accordance with CRMC & profession standards of practice; maintaining all aspects of quality assurance & improvement; providing rapid & accurate collection of specimens & technical assistance; relaying & documenting information appropriately; & models appropriate behavior as exemplified in the CRMC Mission and Values statement.