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Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner - Onsite

Company: Synergy Health Partners
Location: Grand Forks
Posted on: March 20, 2023

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Job Description:

Job Description Description: Job Summary for Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner: The Physician Assistant (PA) or Nurse Practitioner (NP) will provide a wide range of pre, peri, and post-operative care to surgical patients. The PA/NP will participate under the supervising surgeon's direct, general, or personal supervision in the office and hospital settings. Essential Functions:Obtain a detailed history and physical examination of the presenting surgical problemPrescribe medical, therapeutic, or corrective measures.Recognize and evaluate clinical situations that call for the immediate attention of the supervising surgeonPrescribe medications as allowable under state law and Federal DEA regulationsOrder and interpret laboratory tests and diagnostic studiesAddress and resolve clinical inquiries from patients, office and hospital staff related to surgeons and PA/NP patient volumePerform detailed and accurate documentation of patient encounters in a timely mannerPerform and/or assist in consultation of hospital in-patients and emergency room patientsProvide support to the surgeon on daily and weekend call schedule as agreed upon by PA/NP and surgeonProvide clinical support to the surgeon in the operating room, emergency department, and hospital settingProvide First Assist support in the operating roomPerform and/or assist with rounding in hospital as neededAssist with returning pages from the hospitalPrepare consult cases with review of studies, document history, and physical examinationOrdering of appropriate medications, testing, consultations, as well as other pre-and post-operative care per surgeon's protocolPerform procedures at various hospital settings under physician supervision (direct/indirect) commensurate with training, experience, and/or credentialingOther duties as assigned and requested by surgical team membersRequirements: Competencies for Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner:Must have high level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential situationsWorking knowledge of medical terminologyGood phone skills; Excellent Customer ServiceOrganized; sets priorities, and able to multi-taskBaccalaureate Degree or higher in Physician Assistant Sciences, Nurse Practitioner, or related degreeCompletion of an APAP or NP approved program with 60 hours of didactical training in pharmacologyCurrent PA/NP licensure and certification1-3 years of surgery experience or completion of a PA/NP surgical residency program PI207706114

Keywords: Synergy Health Partners, Grand Forks , Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner - Onsite, Healthcare , Grand Forks, North Dakota

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