Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants, Physician Assistant
Advanced Provider I
Fort Myers, FL
Full-Time (7:00 am – 5:00 pm)
When you join Lee Health as an Advanced Provider, you’ll enjoy getting involved to continuously improve your skills. Here, AP's feel welcomed, valued and respected, so it’s no wonder we are in the 98th percentile for employee engagement when ranked against the national health care database. Having a career with Lee Health offers valuable growth opportunities, market competitive compensation, and exceptional benefits that address your holistic health. We even offer Tuition Reimbursement and/or Grants to grow your career with Lee Health.
Advanced Provider I is responsible for the delivery of patient care in his/her area of specialty through the process of assessment; evaluation; diagnosing; recognition and prevention of adverse events; planning; and implementation. Performs responsibilities in four areas of practice: clinician, teacher, leadership and professional development. Collaborates with other professional disciplines to ensure safe, effective and efficient patient care delivery; and the achievement of desired patient outcomes. Provides quality patient care through excellence in customer service and continuous performance improvement that supports positive outcomes. Provides leadership in the practice location. Nurse Practitioners (NP) and Physician Assistants (PA) are required to function consistent with Florida Law. The Advanced Provider I practices in ONE place of service, usually outpatient but could be inpatient. Provides treatment for less urgent acute conditions as well as manages chronic conditions and provides care coordination. Patients are usually seen by appointment. May work evenings & weekends and provide practice call coverage. Usually works with a physician readily available.
Graduate from a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant program required
Experience in area of specialty preferred
Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant License is required by the State of Florida
BLS (American Heart Association / Basic Life Support) certification is required
ACLS may be required as identified/area of specialty
Certification by the America College of Nurse-Midwifes (ACNM) and American Certification Council (ACC) is required for Nurse Midwives
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