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Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant - Family Medicine

Location: Merrill, WI, United States
Date Posted: Aug 3, 2019

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Job Description

We Are Hiring

Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant - Family Medicine - Full-Time - Ascension Medical Group - Merrill,WI

Why Join Ascension?

Ascension Wisconsin operates 24 hospital campuses and more than 100 related healthcare facilities from Racine to Eagle River. Ascension Wisconsin employs more than 1,300 primary and specialty care clinicians. Ascension Wisconsin is a faith-based healthcare organization that has been serving the state since 1848. In FY2018, Ascension Wisconsin provided more than $292 million in community benefit, including care of persons living in poverty.

Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, especially to those most in need. In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.

What You Will Do

As an Associate with Ascension Medical Group, you will have the opportunity to provide for the expansion of individualized primary healthcare services by diagnosing and treating certain acute or chronic health conditions under the collaboration or supervision of a physician.

Responsibilities:

  • Obtains patient history and performs assessment via observation, interview and examination. Orders, performs and interprets diagnostic studies. Performs preventative health assessments, screening, immunizations and patient care.
  • Provides direct treatment and management of health conditions via prescriptive authority or referral to other healthcare providers or community resources.
  • Counsels and educates patients and their families/caregivers concerning preventative health, treatment options and community resources.
  • Documents delivery of health care and nursing processes in accordance with specific specialty area standards and network nursing policy.

What You Will Need

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):
    • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 2 Months (60 days) of hire date or job transfer date. Verified by local Credentialing Office.
  • Preferred Credential(s):
    • Drug Enforcement Admin credentialed from the Drug Enforcement Administration. Verified by local Credentialing Office.

Education:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of graduate nursing in advanced practice or graduate of an accredited physician assistant program;
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Equal Employment Opportunity

Ministry Health Care, and its subsidiaries, as part of Ascension Health, is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against employees or prospective employees on basis of age, race, creed, color, religion, marital status, sex, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, sexual orientation, disability, arrest and/or conviction record, military status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic or status protected by law.
 
For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:
 
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