PA/NP - Urgent Care

Job description

As an Urgent Care Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner for Moab Regional Hospital (MRH), you will be responsible for providing direct patient care in an outpatient, urgent care setting. This position will primarily provide care to walk-in patients of all ages (infants to geriatrics) in our hospital-based urgent care clinic. The scope of care will be quite broad due to the walk-in nature of the clinic and wide population. The right candidate must be able to effectively diagnose and provide therapeutic treatments for a wide-range of patient needs, within scope of practice. Our ideal candidate is comfortable working independently and autonomously and uses their critical thinking and troubleshooting skills to quickly assess and begin treatment for patients and/or refer to higher-level care through the MRH Emergency Department. Responsibilities will include the creation of accurate record of physical findings, formulation of treatment plan and prognosis based on patient condition, and the ability to provide home-going instruction. The ability to order, interpret, and evaluate diagnostic tests is essential. This role will also include prescribing or recommending medications or other forms of treatment. The Urgent Care is open 1300 to 2000, Monday-Saturday and 1100-1700 Sundays, 365 days/year. Weekend shifts are required.

Mission: Our dedicated team puts the patient first, delivers quality cost-effective healthcare, and promotes wellness to all we serve.

Vision: From patient care to community wellness, we serve as your portal to health.

Job requirements

Minimum Qualifications

  • Three (3) years’ experience as Physician Assistant or a Nurse Practitioner (due to independent design of position)
  • Licensure to practice as PA or NP in the State of Utah and inclusive of all ages
  • Current BLS, ACLS, and PALS certifications
  • Ability to consistently present a friendly, welcoming, and professional appearance
  • Excellent customer service skills and communication skills (including oral, written, and listening)
  • Strong documentation and organizational skills
  • Ability to work in a confidential manner
  • Self-motivated, adaptable, flexible, and able to make sound judgment calls independently
  • Ability to work equally well independently and as part of a small team
  • Timely and reliable attendance, including the ability to regularly work weekend days and evenings and some holidays.

Physical Demands/Requirements

While performing the duties of this position, the employee is frequently required to:

  • walk, stand, hear/listen, see, and/or speak for extended periods of time. 
  • manual dexterity and fine motor skills to reach and manipulate tools, objects, and/or equipment. 
  • the ability to lift and/or move patients with assistance. 
  • mobility

This job description is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications required of employees assigned to the job

Moab Regional Hospital is proud to be a Drug Free Workplace and EOE.

All positions are subject to close without notice. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other protected status.