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PRN Advanced Practice Provider - Tellica Imaging Nashua

Company: IHC Health Services, Inc.
Location: Nashua
Posted on: June 8, 2024

Job Description:

Advanced Practice Provider (Radiology)We are seeking a skilled and dedicated Advanced Practice Provider (APP) to join Tellica Imaging in our new facility in Nashua, New Hampshire. We anticipate opening doors to patients in July 2024.As an APP at Tellica Imaging, you will work closely with radiologists and other medical professionals to provide exceptional diagnostic and therapeutic services in the field of medical imaging. Your expertise will contribute to accurate and timely diagnoses, ensuring the delivery of high-quality care, protect patient health and safety, and provide world-class customer service. You will act as a concierge provider by communicating closely with key stakeholders.This is a PRN, or as-needed, opportunity. Hours worked will vary dependent on your availability, patient care and department needs. Clinical Practice:

  • Collaborate with radiologists and other healthcare professionals to perform and interpret various imaging procedures, which may include (but are not limited to): radiographs, computed tomography (CT) scans, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), arthrograms ultrasounds, and nuclear medicine studies.
  • Assist in patient assessments and physical examinations to gather relevant information for accurate diagnosis and treatment planning.
  • Participate in the development and implementation of treatment plans based on imaging findings, collaborating with the referring healthcare team to optimize patient outcomes.
  • Ensure patient safety and comfort during imaging procedures, providing clear instructions, and addressing any concerns or questions. Report critical findings to relevant stakeholders in a timely manner.
  • Monitor and evaluate patients' responses to imaging procedures, identifying and reporting any adverse reactions or complications. Provide care if a contrast reaction is observed.
  • Communicate effectively with patients, explaining procedures, addressing concerns, and providing necessary instructions for pre- and post-procedure care.
  • Maintain accurate and detailed documentation of patient encounters, imaging results, and treatment plans in accordance with established protocols and regulatory requirements.
  • Stay up to date with advancements in imaging technology, techniques, and safety protocols, participating in continuing education and professional development activities.
  • Engage and support relevant accreditation activities with Tellica Imaging management.
  • Assist with research protocols related to diagnostic imaging. This may include working with the Clinical Imaging Specialist/Technologist, Chief Medical Officer, and other key personnel.
  • Adhere to quality assurance protocols, ensuring the accuracy and reliability of radiological procedures and equipment.
  • Conduct intervention procedures (e.g. lumbar punctures and arthrograms) as applicable.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.Education:
    • Conduct and/or coordinate education to increase the knowledge of patient, patient family, and others. Providing appropriate instruction based on patient needs to support the continuum of care.
    • May train other staff in areas of clinical expertise. Provides teaching of students as appropriate to increase their clinical knowledge and ensure safe patient care.
    • Stay abreast of current trends in healthcare practice and participate in continuing medical education to ensure optimal clinical knowledge and effective patient care skill.Consultation/Collaboration:
      • Coordinates and collaborates patient care efforts with other care providers.
      • Communicates clinical information timely, accurately, thoroughly, and appropriately to other providers of patient care.
      • May collaborate with other care providers in the effective sharing of practice expertise.Research:
        • May participate in research and utilize evidence-based practice to promote quality patient care, protocol development, care process model development, and best practice standards for assigned patient population.
        • Supports professional development through research processes.Minimum Qualifications
          • Current New Hampshire state license as an Advance Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) or Physician Assistant (PA).
          • Certification as a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant
          • Eligible for State Controlled Substance License
          • Eligible for Federal DEA Certificate II through V.
          • BLS Certification for Healthcare Providers.Preferred Qualifications
            • Specialization or experience in medical imaging, such as radiology or nuclear medicine.
            • Proficiency in performing and interpreting various imaging procedures, including (but not limited to): X-rays, CT scans, MRIs, arthrograms, ultrasounds, and nuclear medicine studies.
            • Strong knowledge of anatomy, physiology, and medical terminology related to imaging.
            • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills to effectively collaborate with patients, healthcare professionals, and support staff.
            • Ability to work independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team, demonstrating strong problem-solving and critical-thinking skills.
            • Attention to detail and accuracy in documentation and record-keeping.
            • Commitment to maintaining patient confidentiality and adhering to ethical and professional standards.

Keywords: IHC Health Services, Inc., Nashua , PRN Advanced Practice Provider - Tellica Imaging Nashua, Other , Nashua, New Hampshire

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