Non-Physician Expert, Sport Medicine

University of Calgary

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Place Overview

The Division of Sport Drugs within the College of Kinesiology invitations functions for a Non-Doctor Skilled . This Mounted Time period Recurring Half-time place is for about 12 months (based mostly on size of grant funding), with the potential of extension.

It is a momentary recurring part-time place which studies to the Non-Doctor Skilled (NPE) Medical Lead. This place communicates every day with the supervising Sport Drugs Physicians, NPE Medical Lead and Clinic Supervisor. The place contains administrative, medical and analysis tasks.

Administratively, the place is accountable for helping with the group and operation of the Sport Drugs Specialty Clinics together with the Acute Knee Harm Clinic (AKIC), Acute Sport Concussion Clinic (ASCC), Acute Sport Harm Clinic (ASIC), the Shoulder Harm Clinic (SIC), and any future specialty clinics. These clinics are scheduled as half-day clinics, on common 5 instances per week. The group of every clinic requires communication with the Sport Drugs Centre Clinic Supervisor and NPE Medical Result in purchase clinic area and schedule supervising physicians to run the clinics. The person should have the organizational and administrative expertise to coordinate the accessible area amongst the clinics of Sport Drugs Physicians and Orthopedic Surgeons and stay cognizant of the supply of X-ray amenities and administrative help. The NPE can also be accountable for scheduling sufferers for brand spanking new and follow-up visits. The NPE should make sure the sound operation of the net screening and diagnostic questionnaires that sufferers full previous to their first medical go to. The NPE is accountable for speaking any technical points or issues with the web-based screening and diagnostic software to the suitable data expertise (IT) help, in addition to speaking decision of those points.

Medical tasks embody triaging affected person self-referrals and first care referrals from household physicians, emergency room or different medical amenities. The NPE should talk straight with sufferers to instruct them on the way to make appointments and handle the digital medical report information of sufferers. The NPE is required to make sound judgments on the severity and urgency of every affected person’s damage to appropriately display screen and subsequently schedule them into the clinic. The NPE is accountable for guaranteeing acceptable diagnostic exams and studies can be found to each the NPE and the supervising Sport Drugs Doctor. Communication with diagnostic or medical amenities for studies and diagnostic exams could also be required. At every medical go to, the NPE is required to collate data on a affected person´s historical past, bodily examination, and outcomes of diagnostic exams. The NPE gives a prognosis and administration plan for the affected person’s damage, which is confirmed by the supervising doctor. The NPE should possess the medical consciousness of probably pressing or emergent medical points in sufferers. They have to be capable of talk and successfully focus on these findings with the physicians and confer with consultants to facilitate pressing or emergent administration. Moreover, as a result of excessive quantity of sufferers seen throughout clinics, the NPE should be capable of work effectively in a high-pressure work surroundings that requires integral medical decision-making for the care of sufferers.

Because of the excessive quantity of sufferers seen throughout clinics, the NPE should be capable of work effectively in a high-pressure work surroundings that requires integral medical decision-making for the care of sufferers.

The analysis tasks of the NPE embody collaborating with the Medical Director and Alberta Bone and Joint Well being Strategic Medical Community to gather information required to measure the efficiency, effectiveness, and price affect of the specialty clinics as a healthcare supply mannequin. Key information parts embody affected person wait instances, prices, satisfaction and useful resource utilization (i.e. x-ray, surgical consults, and MRI). Assortment of this data would require administrative ability and consciousness of coverage and process with the gathering of personal medical data.

Always the NPE will act ethically and be strictly adherent to medical privateness acts when amassing and speaking medical data.
This place works comparatively independently and seeks steerage from the NPE Medical Lead and different employees when acceptable. Teaching and coaching outdoors the preliminary coaching program is casual, and suggestions supplied by the NPE Medical Lead assists the person in growing additional medical, analysis and private expertise. This particular person additionally gives steerage and route for clinic volunteers and medical college students.
The NPE is required to actively take part in usually scheduled peer-review periods with the Specialty Clinic employees and Medical Director.

Place Description

Abstract of Key Obligations (job capabilities embody however are usually not restricted to):

  • The NPE place is vital for the profitable administration, coordination, and operation of the Clinics. The NPE is required to display screen/triage the sufferers, facilitate scheduling of appointments, and take their affected person historical past and bodily examination after they come to the clinic. They’re additionally accountable for helping with scheduling clinics, together with reserving examination rooms and scheduling supervising physicians
  • Excessive stage of affected person and practitioner satisfaction
  • Efficient and environment friendly utility of evidence-based medical observe
  • The NPE should apply their information of the outlined remedy algorithms, present medical practices and printed analysis in offering excessive customary, acceptable and cost-effective take care of sufferers
  • Efficient and environment friendly major care of acute knee accidents
  • Institution of a brand new healthcare supplier and mannequin of healthcare supply
  • The Non-Doctor Skilled (NPE) is the brand new healthcare supplier, and their function is what defines the brand new mannequin of supply (i.e. non-physician seeing the affected person, below the supervision of a doctor). Their success of this function as a NPE will decide whether or not this new healthcare supplier function will likely be established and accepted by sufferers, different healthcare suppliers and decision-makers.
  • Assortment of knowledge related to the analysis of the Acute Knee Harm Clinic and future analysis funding submissions
  • The NPE will contribute to the medical content material of future analysis grants, significantly those who contain additional growth of the Non-Doctor Skilled coaching curriculum and future medical functions. The NPE can even take part within the evaluation of the budgets included with any future submissions to numerous funding businesses

{Qualifications} / Necessities:

  • Minimal undergraduate diploma in, athletic remedy, physiotherapy, or associated self-discipline with information of musculoskeletal accidents and assessments
  • Profitable completion of the 3-month NPE Knee Harm Curriculum, together with a number of selection query and goal structured medical examinations
  • Profitable completion of Concussion and Shoulder Clinic coaching
  • Correct musculoskeletal bodily examination expertise with a minimal of three years of expertise in direct affected person care and/or administration of musculoskeletal accidents and concussions
  • Expertise in analysis and medical programs
  • Efficient time and venture administration expertise
  • Demonstrates private initiative and teamwork
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Workplace packages and internet expertise
  • Robust organizational expertise, skill to multi-task and a spotlight to element
  • Extremely efficient interpersonal and communication expertise
  • Excessive stage of professionalism with affected person and doctor interactions

Utility Deadline: November 21, 2023

We want to thank all candidates prematurely for submitting their resumes. Please observe, solely these candidates chosen to proceed on by the choice course of will likely be contacted.

Further Data

This place is a part of the AUPE bargaining unit, and falls below the Technical Job Household, Section 1.

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