Advance Practice Clinician

Pulmonary Associates of Richmond (PAR) has been around since 1974. That's 50 years of serving the greater Richmond community. We specialize in pulmonary medicine, sleep disorders and research. Our staff cares about our patients and delivers the utmost excellence in quality care and customer service.

The Position: PAR seeks a full-time Advance Practice Clinician (APC) to support PAR's Pulmonary Clinic in Hanover location. The position is responsible for providing medical care as delegated by the supervising physician(s) in the field of pulmonary medicine. Specifically, the provision of primary care services, including assessing and managing patients in the inpatient and outpatient setting following standards and practices.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assesses patient health status including state of wellness and compliance with care plan. Determines and performs and/or prescribes appropriate diagnostic and therapeutic procedures,
  • Provided acute and chronic patient care including taking histories, completing physical examinations, completing patient assessments and formulation of medical care planning to complete patient care including writing of medication prescriptions as appointed by Virginia law and the Federal Drug Enforcement Agency.
  • Triages patient calls and evaluates patient problems. This includes the administration of medications and injections in compliance with applicable federal and satte law as well as clinic guidelines.
  • Conduct rounds on PAR patients as appropriate. This may/may not be at the direction of the supervising physician, as the job holder should be capable of assessing patient condition and his/her corresponding need to be seen.
  • Responds to emergencies including, but not limited to, the use of CPR and ACLS.
  • Documents patient information and care provided in patient record and maintains department statistics. Uses computer to access/enter needed data.
  • Educates patients and families as appropriate. This includes instructing the patient/family about health and illness prevention. Charged with recommending community resources that may aid in meeting patient/family needs.
  • Responsible for monitoring and continuity of care between physician visits. Maintains and reviews patient records, charts and other pertinent information. Posts tests and examination results.
  • Consults with other staff as necessary. This includes collaboration with physicians in managing acute and long-term medical needs of patients.

EDUCATION: BSN, MSN preferred. Successful completion of an approved advance practice clinician program is preferred.

EXPERIENCE: Minimum of three years professional NP/PA experience is preferred.

REQUIREMENTS: Nurse practitioner: Must maintain RN and NP licensure and NP Board Certification. Current BLS or ACLS certification. Physician Assistant: Must maintain PA licensure.


Standing, sitting, walking ,bending, stooping, twisting, some lifting. Requires ability to help transfer patients. Occasional stress from dealing with multiple tasks and tense patients. Requires full range of motion, manual dexterity, eye-hand coordination. Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range. Requires working under stress in emergency situations and irregular hours.


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee Discount
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Employer Paid Life insurance and LTD.
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance
  • And more!


Medical office/exam room settings. Frequent exposure to communicable diseases, toxic substances, medical preparations, and other conditions common to clinic environments. Frequent contact with a variety of people.

Pulmonary Associates of Richmond is an equal opportunity employer.

Job Information

Status: Open Job type: Full Time Salary: Negotiable Publish date: 29 Apr 2024

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