Acute Care Nurse Practitioner- Endocrinology

Employer
Inova
Location
Falls Church, Virginia
Posted
Apr 11, 2023
Closes
Jun 10, 2023
Ref
641083
Specialty
Endocrinology
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Description

Along with a collaborative, team-oriented work environment, our outstanding employment package includes: competitive salaries, excellent medical, dental, and vision benefits, paid time off (PTO), a 401k incentive plan, short-term and long-term disability insurance, life insurance, and a company-wide wellness program.
The APP will primarily work on campus with 2-3 endocrinologists and 1 other advanced practice provider (APP) daily. You will work closely and collaboratively providing comprehensive assessment and care for patients with metabolic diseases including a safe and appropriate transition for discharge.

Responsibilities and Duties:
• Performs physical examination, compiles medical data, records medical history, and implements a treatment plan on new and established patients
• Orders and interpret appropriate diagnostic studies when indicated
• Instructs patients and families regarding treatment plan and medications
• Consults with physician when warranted to assess patient condition and treatment
• Ensures that medical charts are completed in a timely manner
• Escalates care based on patient’s medical need
• Supports the patient and family by explaining medication instructions to the patient
• Performs within guidelines of specific privileges approved by INOVA and delegated by the collaborating physician
• Manage the Inpatient Endocrinology pager and subject to periodic call coverage
• All other duties assigned

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
• Ability to assess situations, resolve within scope of ability, or escalate as appropriate
• Ability to respond effectively to emergencies, actual events or drills.
• Ability to follow instructions with little supervision
• Ability to maintain professional demeanor in all aspects of role
• Demonstrates initiative and is a motivated learner
• Strong interpersonal skills and excellent communication skills

Requirements and Qualifications:
• Completion of an accredited Physician Assistant Program or accredited Nurse Practitioner Program.
• Must maintain continuing education in pertinent clinical practice according to licensure requirements.
• Internal medicine or endocrinology experience highly desired. However, new graduates are encouraged to apply
• VA license