First Assist Nurse Practitioner or Physician AssistantAdventHealth Medical Group
Gateway Medical Office Building
7450 Kessler, Merriam, KS 66204
Top Reasons to Work At AdventHealth
Medical, Dental and Vision Benefits Available Day One
Received Magnet® recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center in January 2019
Providing faith-based, whole person care to Kansas City since 1962
Excellent health benefits, an onsite childcare center and fitness facility
Tuition reimbursement to support continuing education
Employee Referral Program
Largest health care provider in Johnson County with three campuses
Full Time Days
40 hours a week
Monday – Friday
You Will Be Responsible For:
Supports and adheres to organizational policies, procedures and protocols.
Practice reflects knowledge and honoringof patient rights, Advance Directives and Ethics Committee referral process.
Demonstrates patient advocacy and the ability to promote patient satisfaction. Utilizes the Listen, Apologize, Solve, Thank model to address patient/family (or customer) care concerns.
Honors patient dignity, privacy and confidentiality, and respect for human diversity.
Demonstrates collaborative behaviors with members of the health care team.
Promotes a positive image of Shawnee Mission Health services throughout the system and community.
Models behaviors conducive to the developmental needs of staff and helps them develop their potential.
Demonstrates and conveys a favorable image of the Medical Center.
Works within the parameters of their license and that of collaborating physician and adheres to regulatory standards.
Maintains an unwavering commitment to the highest standards of ethical behavior and honesty.
Delegates and/or assigns nursing care responsibilities considering the following factors - the degree of supervision needed by the associate, competence and experience level, staff availability, and patient acuity.
Utilizes Patient Care Problem Solving Process and/or Conflict Resolution Process to resolve patient care conflicts.
What You Will Need:
Physician’s Assistant or Nurse Practitioner Degree
Up to 1 Year of Position-Related Experience
Kansas Physician Assistant License or Nurse Practitioner License
BCLS obtained through the American Heart Association
The First Assist- Physician Assistant / Nurse Practitioner is a professional mid-level provider licensed in Kansas to function in an expanded role to provide primary health care to individuals, families or groups. The position functions in a collegial relationship with physicians and other health professionals in the delivery of health care services. Provides care for patients of the practice within the scope of licensure. They are able to make independent decisions with physicians in carrying out health regimens for families and clients. The Advanced Practice Provider demonstrates AIDET, is proficient in CPOE and is a resource to the physicians, nurses and other disciplines. In collaboration with the physician, the First Assist- Physician Assistant / Nurse Practitioner Physician Assistant is able to perform a comprehensive History and Physical, develop and implement a plan of care, order and interpret results of laboratory and diagnostic tests, coordinate and initiate consults, review and adjust medications and dosages, provide patient education and comprehensive discharge planning. The position consults and collaborates with other physicians and disciplines to ensure smooth and timely throughput, including coordination of discharges and transfers. The First Assist documents and meets criteria for evidence based and quality outcomes. The First Assist may work closely with utilization review, multidisciplinary teams and floor managers to achieve prompt and proper admission and placement, optimize length of stay, and provides superior quality service. The First Assist will support the Physician in Surgery. Surgery times will very week to week.
At AdventHealth, Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ is our mission. It calls us to be His hands and feet in helping people feel whole. Our story is one of hope — one that strives to heal and restore the body, mind and spirit. Our more than 80,000 skilled and compassionate caregivers in hospitals, physician practices, outpatient clinics, urgent care centers, skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies and hospice centers are committed to providing individualized, wholistic care.