Surgical NP/PA Opportunity with Sentara Neurosurgery Specialists

Location
Norfolk, VA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Mar 12, 2020
Closes
Sep 25, 2020
Ref
134814BR
Function
Other
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
The hospital-based Nurse Practitioner (NP)/Physician Assistant (PA) is responsible for providing health care services to individuals, families, and/or groups in the hospital setting, independently and/or under the direction of the attending physician. Health care services include conducting comprehensive health assessments, prescribing/providing treatments/interventions, making referrals, managing acute and stable chronic illnesses, promoting health, and providing disease prevention and management services. The NP/PA is expected to participate in quality assurance and improvement activities, engage in member- of- the- team activities, use resources (human and material) appropriately, and adhere to Hospital and Medical Staff Bylaws, Rules and Regulations (as applicable).

Qualifications

Education Level
Master's Level Degree - PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT
Master's Level Degree- Adult Nurse Practitioner
Master's Level Degree- Acute Care Nurse Practitioner

Experience
Required: None, unless noted in the "Other" section below

Preferred: Related - <1 year

License
Required: Basic Life Support, Physician Assistant

Preferred: Advanced Cardiac Life Support

Skills
Required: Communication; Critical thinking; basis understanding of a neurological exam; ability to perform under pressure; ability to obtain an HPI and perform a physical exam

Preferred: experience with Epic; suturing; sterile technique

Other
This is a rewarding and fast paced opportunity for APPs. The APP team is allotted the ability to practice in all settings of healthcare, including hospital, clinic and OR. Due to the nature of this high volume and fast paced service, flexibility and ability to adapt are key to thrive in this practice..

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