Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Internal Number: 40495 R MMG
Gastroenterology NP or PA
Mercy Medical Group - Sacramento Area
Advanced Practice Provider - Gastroenterology
Mercy Medical Group (MMG), a multi-specialty group with more than 500 healthcare providers in the Sacramento region, is looking to add a full-time Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner to our busy Gastroenterology Department in the Sacramento area. The Advanced Practice Provider (APP) in Gastroenterology will be responsible for delivering comprehensive healthcare services to patients with gastrointestinal disorders. This position involves a combination of inpatient and outpatient responsibilities, providing high-quality care across various healthcare settings. The APP will work closely with the medical team to evaluate, diagnose, and manage patients' gastrointestinal conditions, ensuring optimal patient outcomes.
Key Responsibilities: Patient Assessment and Diagnosis:
Conduct thorough assessments of patients, including medical histories, physical examinations, and diagnostic tests.
Collaborate with the medical team to establish accurate diagnoses and develop appropriate treatment plans.
Monitor patient progress, review lab results, and adjust treatment plans as necessary.
Treatment and Management:
Provide direct patient care, including prescribing medications, administering treatments, and performing procedures within the scope of practice.
Educate patients and their families about gastrointestinal conditions, treatment options, and lifestyle modifications.
Monitor and manage chronic conditions, ensuring effective disease management and symptom control.
Participate in the management of gastroenterology patients admitted to the hospital.
Conduct daily rounds, assess patients' conditions, and collaborate with the medical team to coordinate care and treatment plans.
Able to perform and assist in GI-related procedures as needed and based on expertise.
Conduct comprehensive evaluations of patients in the outpatient setting, including initial consultations and follow-up visits.
Order and interpret diagnostic tests, such as imaging studies or laboratory tests.
Develop and implement individualized care plans, including medication management, dietary recommendations, and lifestyle modifications.
Collaboration and Communication:
Collaborate effectively with physicians, nurses, and other healthcare professionals to provide coordinated and multidisciplinary care.
Communicate and coordinate with patients' primary care providers or specialists, ensuring continuity of care.
Document patient encounters accurately and comprehensively in the electronic medical record.
Continuous Learning and Professional Development:
Stay updated with the latest advancements in gastroenterology through ongoing education, conferences, and professional development activities.
Maintain appropriate certifications and licensures, adhering to all legal and regulatory requirements.
Qualifications and Requirements:
Advanced Practice Provider certification (e.g., Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant) with specialization in Gastroenterology.
Current state licensure and board certification as an Advanced Practice Provider.
Experience in gastroenterology or a related field is strongly preferred.
Proficiency in performing gastroenterology procedures (e.g., endoscopies, colonoscopies) is desirable.
Strong clinical assessment, diagnostic, and decision-making skills.
Excellent communication, interpersonal, and teamwork abilities.
Ability to work independently, manage time effectively, and handle a diverse patient population.
Mercy Medical Group offers a competitive compensation and excellent benefits package including bonus potential, full health/dental insurance, CME stipend, malpractice insurance, and retirement plan.
Mercy Medical Group
Mercy Medical Group (MMG) is a dynamic, growing organization with a long-standing history of providing exceptional medical care in the Sacramento area. MMG is a large multi-specialty medical group of 500+ providers comprised of primary care physicians, specialists in more than 30 medical and surgical specialties, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners. These professionals provide seamless primary and specialty care, working together to meet the unique needs of each individual patient.
MMG clinicians provide services to patients at Dignity Health Medical Foundation locations throughout Sacramento. Mercy Medical Group is aligned with Dignity Health, operating on a medical foundation model. Dignity Health is one of the largest healthcare systems in the nation, and the largest healthcare system in California, with more than 40 hospitals and 400 care centers serving communities across California, Arizona, and Nevada.
Nestled in beautiful Northern California, Sacramento is one of the most ethnically diverse and livable cities in America. The capital city of California serves as the political nucleus of the nation's most influential state, the sixth-largest economy in the world. The area offers a wide variety of activities to enjoy, including fine dining, shopping, biking, boating, river rafting, skiing, or attending one of many different cultural events. Because of its central location, Lake Tahoe, San Francisco, the vineyards of Napa Valley, and the historical Gold Rush towns of the foothills are all within easy driving distance.
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