Acute Care NP/PA Opportunity with Sentara Ortho Trauma Specialists

Location
Norfolk, VA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Oct 23, 2020
Closes
Dec 01, 2020
Ref
139971BR
Function
Other
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
The hospital-based Advanced Practice Clinician (APC) 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 APC 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 - ACUTE CARE NURSE PRACTITIONER OR
Master's Level Degree - PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT

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

License
Required: Basic Life Support, Physician Assistant

Preferred: Advanced Cardiac Life Support

Skills
Required: Communication, Critical Thinking, Speaking

Preferred: None, unless noted in the "Other" section below

Other
Nurse Practitioner/Physician's Assistant experience preferred. Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) preferred. The APC maintains continuing education credits of at least 30 hours per year and maintains prescriptive authority and certification; acquires special clinical competencies as required by the group; participates in quality assurance and utilization management activities; and assists with risk management functions.

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