NURSE PRACTITIONER - Integrated Pain Program
- Location: Durham, NC
- Posted: Jan 15, 2020
The Private Diagnostic Clinic (PDC)is the faculty physician practice for Duke Health. The PDC owns and operates more than 120 primary and specialty care clinics in 10 North Carolina counties.
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The Integrated Pain Program is a new program, which is designed to offer a proactive approach to managing patients who are in pain or likely to have pain. The Advanced Practice Provider (APP) will be part of a multidisciplinary team consisting of a LCSW, APP, and MD to co-manage patients who are in pain. The APP will have a role in the management of high risk and moderate risk pain patients.
1. Obtain and record details of patient history
2. Perform physical examinations in outpatient setting
3. Work with behavioral health and social work to address barriers to managing pain
4. Provide education in clinic and educational materials to help patients understand and manage their pain
5. Prescribe and order appropriate medications, labs, tests and procedures for patients
6. Clinical documentation in Epic system
7. Review of lab and test results from internal and external sources
8. Participate in research projects conducted by supervising physician
9. Train new personnel and participate in teaching of medical/physician assistant students
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
List factors that identify the better candidates from a group of people who meet the minimum qualifications.
Desire to work with patient population who has difficulty managing pain
Prior experience identifying factors and/or barriers that contribute to patients inability to manage or cope with pain
Experience with Pain Catastrophizing Scale (PCS) and Opioid Risk Tool (ORT)
Essential Physical Job Functions:
Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.
EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS/ PREFERENCES
Work requires completion of an accredited Nurse Practitioner program, with a Master's degree in Nursing. NP experience or 3 years of RN experience strongly preferred.
LICENSURE/ CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
Must have current or compact RN licensure in the state of North Carolina.
National certification as a NP required prior to or within 6 months of employment.
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Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essentialjob functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.