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Posted: Monday, March 20, 2017 7:19 PM

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Position: Nurse Practitioner / Medical Director
Position Overview
We are seeking a Nurse Practitioner (NP) / Medical Director to join our team to work according to the medical protocol set forth by Medi:Weightloss Clinics(r). This position is for a new Medi:Weightloss(r) clinic opening in North Phoenix. The NP will go through a Medi:Weightloss(r) training program (on:site and off:site). During the clinics initial opening phase, the hours may vary and require flexibility. Thereafter, the hours may range from 20 to 35 hours a week, including some early morning and evening hours, and Saturdays. The NP provides patient care, conducts physical exams, completes health history summary, documents patients progress, and oversees patient care and medication management. The NP will provide oversight of any assigned medical professional(s) to ensure quality of medical care. The NP will assist management in marketing and administrative efforts.
The NP works as the Medical Director and as part of the clinic team, with the available support of a Medical Assistant and/or counselor. The environment is teamwork driven, fast:paced with a focus on delivering excellence in patient care. The position is multifaceted.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Reviewing patient files in accordance with state guidelines; reviewing patients medical and psychosocial history relevant to patient care.
Conducting physical examinations, ordering and reviewing laboratory studies and diagnostic procedures, including ECGs.
Responsible for prescribing and dispensing FDA approved appetite suppressants according to state x2028;and federal guidelines. x2028;
Documenting patient progress notes in the patient chart and EMR; accurately maintaining and preserving all required documentation for patient care and medication management.
Reviewing patients progress and managing patient care accordingly, including conducting follow up calls to patients to discuss progress, address any concerns, and assisting in resolution of complaints, requests and inquiries.
Facilitating referrals to other healthcare professionals and medical facilities as necessary, and communicating x2028;with collaborating physicians or specialists regarding patient care as needed. x2028;
Complying with and following all lawful Company policies and procedures, as amended from time to time.
Participating in quality improvement, continuing education, and other patient care programs established by Medi:Weightloss(r).
Providing input, medical direction, and support to Company.
Advising Company concerning market issues and potential practice opportunities.
Participating in sales and marketing efforts. Marketing efforts may include on and off:site events.
Additional Duties and Responsibilities:
Conducting consultations with patients regarding the Medi:Weightloss Clinics(r) program.
Participating in refresher training as requested by management. Refresher training may be by means of regional trainings, on:site support by Corporate Office, boot camps, and eLearning.
Advising and assisting with the development and implementation of the protocols, policies and procedures regarding patient care and the delivery of staff training.
Performing other clinical duties as required and needed to complete daily responsibilities and provide patient care.
Providing ongoing support to promote clinic profitability and success.
Oversees, directs and motivates medical assistant, as assigned.
Examines work for exactness, neatness and conformance to policies and procedures.
Works with management to plan and organize daily schedules, workload and staff assignments.
Assists management with staffing and resourcing by participating in the interview and evaluation process of clinic personnel, as needed.
Competencies
Motivational counseling and advising skills.
Must have strong work ethic, be reliable, responsi

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