Endocrinology-NP or PA-FT

Main Campus - 1272 Garrison Drive, 1272 Garrison Drive, Murfreesboro, Tennessee, United States of America Req #813
Monday, January 16, 2023








JOB TITLE:  Endocrinology Mid-Level Provider


GENERAL SUMMARY OF DUTIES:  Responsible for providing endocrinology subspecialty care services, including initial assessment and management of patients in the clinic following established standards and practices. The patient mix will be heavily focused on diabetes but with thyroid and general endocrine responsibilities as well.


SUPERVISION RECEIVED:  Reports to Supervising Provider & Office Manager.





1.  Performs a subspecialty appropriate physical exam, obtains complete medical

history and records findings.  Orders appropriate laboratory and

diagnostic procedures.  Interprets and integrates data to determine

diagnosis and therapeutic plan.


2.  Administers medications and injections in compliance with state

law and clinic guidelines. 


3.  Instructs patient/family regarding medications and treatments.

Educates patients regarding health and illness management, especially providing in office diabetes related education and/or coordinating more comprehensive diabetes education by utilizing the available resources.


4.  Collaborates with physicians in managing acute and long-term

medical needs of endocrinology patients.  Provides monitoring and continuity of

care.  Maintains and reviews patient records, charts, and other pertinent information. Triages patient telephone calls and provides



5.  Maintains patient confidentiality.


The job holder must demonstrate competencies applicable to job



EDUCATION:  BSN, MSN, or MPAS preferred.  Successful completion of an

approved Nurse Practitioner program or Physician Assistant program.


EXPERIENCE:  Minimum of three years of professional nursing

experience in a clinic setting plus two years of nurse practitioner or physician assistant experience. Strong preference for experience in an endocrinology practice and/or certified diabetes education designation. (CDE not required but preferred)


REQUIREMENTS: Current state  NP license, or PA license.




1.  Knowledge of professional nursing theory, practices and

regulations to give and evaluate patient care. 


2.  Knowledge of how to use medical equipment and instruments to

administer patient care.


3.  Knowledge of common safety hazards and precautions to

establish/maintain a safe work environment.




1.  Skill in applying and modifying the principles, methods and

techniques of professional nursing to provide ongoing patient care.


2.  Skill in taking medical histories to assess

medical condition and interpret findings.




1.  Ability to maintain quality control standards.


2.  Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency



3.  Ability to interpret, adapt and apply guidelines and procedures.


4.  Ability to communicate clearly and establish/maintain effective

working relationships with patients, medical staff and the public.






Combination of exam rooms and medical offices.  Potential exposure

to communicable diseases, toxic substances, medicinal preparations and other conditions common to a clinic environment.




Requires standing and walking for extensive periods of time.

Occasionally lifts and carries items weighing up to 30 pounds.

Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range.  Requires

working under stress in emergency situations and irregular hours.


This description is intended to provide only basic guidelines for

meeting job requirements.  Responsibilities, knowledge, skills,

abilities and working conditions may change as needs evolve.

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  • Main Campus - 1272 Garrison Drive, 1272 Garrison Drive, Murfreesboro, Tennessee, United States of America