Urology San Antonio has an immediate need for an Advanced Practice Provider (APP) to support the strategic and clinic initiatives including:
*Excellent patient care and service
*Excellent quality of life for partners and employees
*Profit with Integrity
An Advanced Practice Provider is defined as a nurse practitioner, physician assistant, or similarly trained professional licensed by the state of Texas and working under the supervision of or collaboration with a physician to deliver urologic specialty-focused care.
Because APPs possess a graduate-level education, as well as clinical training in family medicine, acute care, or critical care medicine, they are qualified to diagnose and treat complex health conditions of the genitourinary system.
Responsibilities and Duties
*Disease prevention and problem-based education
*Developing treatment plans for acute and chronic diseases
*Educating and guiding patients on disease prevention and healthy lifestyle habits
*Understanding the changes in health promotion throughout the aging process
*Performing screening evaluations
*Performing limited scope procedures such as string stent pulls
*Managing overall patient care regarding lifestyle and development issues
*Emphasizing preventative care and disease management
Advanced Practice Providers also may work with administrative representatives in areas such as:
*Discussing project recommendations, specifications and procedures.
*Coordinating and directing clinical projects that include making detailed plans to accomplish goals and directing the integration of patient care activities.
*Analyzing various departmental workflow lifecycles for optimal process improvement.
*Assessing resource needs to present to upper management to assess feasibility of projects.
*Performing administrative functions based on clinical care guidelines such as reviewing and writing reports or researching and designing clinical care pathways/protocols.
*Develop and implement policies, standards and procedures for newly implemented projects.
*Partnering with physicians to improve quality and compliance aspects of clinical care.
*Advanced level degree, most typically at the Master’s level, in his/her respective field.
*Time management and organizational skills.
*Ability to work in a team oriented environment with a positive attitude.
*Strong written and verbal communication skills.
*Excellent computer skills and proficiency in electronic medical record creation and maintenance