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Locum Tenens Nurse Practitioner - General Surgery - $90 per hour

Company: VieMed Healthcare Staffing - Advanced Practice
Location: Grand Forks
Posted on: September 13, 2023

Job Description:

VieMed Healthcare Staffing - Advanced Practice is seeking a Nurse Practitioner General Surgery for a locum tenens job in Grand Forks, North Dakota.Job Description & Requirements

  • Specialty: General Surgery
  • Discipline: Nurse Practitioner
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Duration: 13 weeks
  • 40 hours per week
  • Shift: 8 hours, days
  • Employment Type: Locum TenensVHS is searching for a Cardiothoracic Surgery NP in Grand Forks, ND!The Nurse Practitioner collaborates with physicians, as necessary, to verify diagnosis, identify high-risk situations or alerts to changes in patient's status and takes appropriate action. The assistant administers medication and performs procedures within the scope of practice. This position provides patient/patient's family with appropriate education and follow-up care and/or referral to other health care resources.Job DescriptionDemonstrates a knowledge base of various procedures and surgical first assist techniques. Follows principles of sterile technique.Maintains proficiency in endoscopic vein harvest.Demonstrates suturing skills including tying techniques, ligaturing vessels, wound closure and hemostasis.Provides patient/patient's family with appropriate education based on the patient's condition and identifies needs in order to optimize understanding. Provides health maintenance and disease management counseling to patients.Obtains comprehensive medical histories, performs physical examinations/assessments and initiates admission orders as appropriate.Provides medical management and/or other interventions for acute and chronic health problems.Implements a plan of care and performs procedures according to the Advanced Practitioner's education, training, experience and competencies. Refers patient to specialists and/or therapists when appropriate and in a timely manner, ensuring continuity of care.Orders and interprets lab studies and diagnostic tests to evaluate the effectiveness of treatment as appropriate. Notifies patients promptly of test results. Collaborates with physicians, as necessary, to verify diagnosis, identify high-risk situations, or alerts to changes in patient's status and takes appropriate action.Writes orders for prescription medication under the established protocol.Serves as a liaison and a resource for physician, health care team members, patients and families.Participates in plans for health promotion, prevention and maintenance for the Altru Health System, the community and region.Performs other duties as assigned or needed to meet the needs of the department/organization.Certification:Nurse Practitioner - North Dakota Board of Nursing (NDBON) or Compact State Agreement - Prior to Start DateNurse Practitioner - Minnesota Board of Nursing -- Prior to Start DateDriver's License with Acceptable Driving Record - Driver's License - Current State Licensed- Prior to Start DateBasic Life Support (BLS) - American Heart Association (AHA) - Prior to Start DateAdvanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) - American Heart Association (AHA) - Prior to Start DateWe are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other characteristic protected by law. #liveyourlifeVieMed Healthcare Staffing - Advanced Practice Job ID #9433.About VieMed Healthcare Staffing - Advanced PracticeEstablished in 2021, VieMed Healthcare Staffing has brought together staffing operations and recruiting leadership with 30+ years combined experience in healthcare staffing to build a clinician and client centric staffing agency. - VHS is a Joint Commission certified staffing provider for nursing, allied, therapy, and locum contracts. Our recruitment team strives to provide qualified candidates with a seamless experience to match them with their desired assignments as we know this is the key to better patient care and experiences.

Keywords: VieMed Healthcare Staffing - Advanced Practice, Grand Forks , Locum Tenens Nurse Practitioner - General Surgery - $90 per hour, Healthcare , Grand Forks, North Dakota

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