Advanced Practice Provider_ Sleep Medicine

Job Description

ADVANCED PRACTICE PROVIDER

The Christ Hospital Health Network is in search of an Advanced Practice Provider to join our Sleep Medicine practices in the Greater Cincinnati & Northern Kentucky areas. This position will travel between offices in Mason OH, Mt. Auburn OH & Ft. Wright KY and includes a highly competitive compensation with a full benefits package.

Responsibilities

• Function autonomously to conduct patient histories and physicals for complex, chronic and acute patient

• Order, perform, and analyze diagnostic and therapeutic tests concerning the needs of the patient, and follow up on a regular basis to ensure their needs are being adequately met

• Prescribe appropriate pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic treatment to ensure health and comfort of all patient

• Develop treatment plans based on scientific rationale, standards of care, and professional practice guideline

• Collaborate with physicians outside of practice to make appropriate referrals

• Interact with staff when needed to provide quality patient care

• Provide educational tools for self-management of acute or chronic illnesse

• Respond to patients' phone calls and Epic "My Chart" messages concerning treatment plans and medications daily

• Conduct peer-to-peer references with insurance companies and other third parties, in an effort to relay medical information to obtain certification for lab, x-ray and pharmacological treatments

• Participate in quality improvement initiatives to ensure outstanding patient care and satisfaction

Qualifications

The qualified Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant will possess the following:

• Experience in Sleep Medicine preferred, but not required

• High level of attention to detail

• Outstanding observational and analytical skills to diagnose and treat patients effectively

• Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skill

• Ability to provide compassion and empathy

• Kentucky and Ohio licensing, as the APP will be required to travel between locations, if needed