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Infectious Disease APP (0.8 FTE)

Denver Health
tuition reimbursement, retirement plan
United States, Colorado, Denver
660 Bannock Street (Show on map)
May 19, 2024
We are recruiting for a Infectious Disease APP (0.8 FTE) to join our team!

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Department

DH STD CONTROL PROGRAM PAV L

Job Summary

The Advance Practice Provider (APP) works collaboratively with a supervising physician to provide direct clinical care for patients presenting to assigned ambulatory clinic within Denver Public Health. The APP works in close communication with the unit's multidisciplinary team which includes social work, care management, medical assistants, nursing, research, pharmacy and others to help coordinate comprehensive care for their patients. This position may assist in the educational training of future providers and students.

Essential Functions:

  • Delivers superior patient care and encourages increased patient understanding and involvement in care. (10%)
  • Determines and assesses the health status of patients by reviewing records, taking comprehensive medical histories, and performing physical examinations. (10%)
  • Monitors and evaluates medical condition of patient. (10%)
  • Initiates, performs, or directs other healthcare professionals to perform screenings and diagnostic tests. (10%)
  • Makes decisions regarding treatment changes and refers patient to specialized services as needed. (10%)
  • Orders and administers appropriate medications within the limits of the appropriate statutory limitations. (10%)
  • Completes required documentation legibly, thoroughly, and in a timely manner. Prepares and maintains complete and accurate charts, case files, and records. (10%)
  • Participates in clinical education of healthcare students as seen fit by the supervising medical staff. (5%)
  • May be assigned to perform lead work and/or involvement in clinical coordination, health station management or responsibility for special projects which may encompass protocol development, management planning, scheduling and other administrative tasks as necessary to support the practice environment. (5%)
  • Attends and participates in administrative staff, program, and Department meetings. (5%)
  • Utilizes the principles and practices of effective communication to elicit information, negotiate problem resolution, and/or garner support for various programs or policies. (5%)
  • Follows established departmental policies and procedures and adheres to any quality improvement, safety, environmental and infection control standards. (5%)
  • Conducts clinical activities as defined in the privileging documents for this provider. (5%)

Education:

  • Master's Degree Required

Work Experience:

  • 1-3 years Related clinical experience preferred

Licenses:

  • BLS-Basic Life Support (BLS/CPR) - AHA - American Heart Association Required

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of and ability to apply professional medical principles, procedures, and techniques.
  • Skill in eliciting history from patients, performing physical exams, formulating assessments, and determining treatment plans for patients.
  • Experience ordering appropriate diagnostic studies to aid in diagnosis.
  • Knowledge of appropriate administration and prescription of medications.
  • Ability to exercise initiative and sound judgment.
  • Ability to respond appropriately in emergency situations.
  • Ability to prepare accurate documentation and reports.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite is required.
  • EPIC experience preferred.

Shift

Days (United States of America)

Work Type

Regular

Salary

$111,800.00 - $122,200.00 / yr

Benefits

  • Outstanding benefits including up to 27 paid days off per year, immediate retirement plan employer contribution up to 9.5%, and generous medical plans

  • Free RTD EcoPass (public transportation)

  • On-site employee fitness center and wellness classes

  • Childcare discount programs & exclusive perks on large brands, travel, and more

  • Tuition reimbursement & assistance

  • Education & development opportunities including career pathways and coaching

  • Professional clinical advancement program & shared governance

  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) eligible employer+ free student loan coaching and assistance navigating the PSLF program

  • National Health Service Corps (NHCS) and Colorado Health Service Corps (CHSC) eligible employer

Our Values

  • Respect

  • Belonging

  • Accountability

  • Transparency

All job applicants for safety-sensitive positions must pass a pre-employment drug test, once a conditional offer of employment has been made.

Denver Health is an integrated, high-quality academic health care system considered a model for the nation that includes a Level I Trauma Center, a 555-bed acute care medical center, Denver's 911 emergency medical response system, 10 family health centers, 19 school-based health centers, Rocky Mountain Poison & Drug Safety, a Public Health Institute, an HMO and The Denver Health Foundation.

As Colorado's primary, and essential, safety-net institution, Denver Health is a mission-driven organization that has provided billions in uncompensated care for the uninsured. Denver Health is viewed as an Anchor Institution for the community, focusing on hiring and purchasing locally as applicable, serving as a pillar for community needs, and caring for more than 185,000 individuals and 67,000 children a year.

Located near downtown Denver, Denver Health is just minutes away from many of the cultural and recreational activities Denver has to offer.

We strongly support diversity in the workforce and Denver Health is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).

Denver Health values the unique ideas, talents and contributions reflective of the needs of our community. For more about our commitment to diversity visit: https://www.denverhealth.org/for-professionals/careers/diversity-and-inclusion

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