Full-time, 64 hours per pay period. This primary site for this position will be in Estelline, SD
The non-Physician Provider will provide primary or specialty care for clinic patients and/or inpatients acting as an assistant to physicians. The Non-Physician Provider functions in a structured, care setting and adheres to the policies and procedures established by Sanford Health. The Non-Physician Provider must demonstrate knowledge of medical principles for the clinic patient and possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patient’s status and to interpret app ropriately the information needed to identify each patient’s requirements relative to the age-specific needs, and to provide the care needed. Other duties as assigned by Clinic Manager.
When students are providing patient care, treatment, and/or services as a part of their training, any/all employees may be asked to supervise the students.
Must have successfully completed a formal nurse practitioner program of study beyond the basic RN role specific to their specialty area of practice. This program includes academic science and clinical experiences specific to their specialty, graduating with a minimum of a Masters Degree (those who have obtained APRN licensure prior to 2000 will be grandfathered in).
Are currently licensed to practice as a Certified Nurse Practitioner in the state of South Dakota or licensed with applicable state(s). Functions within the legal scope of practice
Must have successfully completed a formal program of study at an accredited university, college or school in primary health care or a recognized clinical specialty. The course of study is approved by the South Dakota Board of Medical & Osteopathic Examiners
Must have passed the Physician Assistants National Certifying Examination, administered by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) or been grandfathered by the South Dakota Board of Medical & Osteopathic Examiners. Only those successfully completing the national certification examination may use the credential PA-C or “Physician Assistant-Certified.” In order to remain certified, PAs must complete 100 hours of continuing medical education every 2 years. Every 6 years, they must pass a recertification examination or complete an alternative program combining learning experiences and a take-home examination. Must possess a state Physician Assistant’s license.
Sanford Health-MeritCare was created from the 2009 merger of two Dakota health care legends: South Dakota's Sanford Health and North...