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Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner - Onsite

Company: Synergy Health Partners
Location: New Bedford
Posted on: January 14, 2023

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 orthopedic surgical patients. The PA/NP will participate under the supervising surgeon's direct, general, or personal supervision in the office and hospital settings.
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Essential Functions:


  • Obtain a detailed history and physical examination of the presenting surgical problem
  • Prescribe medical, therapeutic, or corrective measures.
  • Recognize and evaluate clinical situations that call for the immediate attention of the supervising surgeon
  • Prescribe medications as allowable under state law and Federal DEA regulations
  • Order and interpret laboratory tests and diagnostic studies
  • Address and resolve clinical inquiries from patients, office and hospital staff related to surgeons and PA/NP patient volume
  • Perform detailed and accurate documentation of patient encounters in a timely manner
  • Perform and/or assist in consultation of hospital in-patients and emergency room patients
  • Provide support to the surgeon on daily and weekend call schedule as agreed upon by PA/NP and surgeon
  • Provide clinical support to the surgeon in the operating room, emergency department, and hospital setting
  • Provide First Assist support in the operating room
  • Perform and/or assist with rounding in hospital as needed
  • Assist with returning pages from the hospital
  • Prepare consult cases with review of studies, document history, and physical examination
  • Ordering of appropriate medications, testing, consultations, as well as other pre-and post-operative care per surgeon's protocol
  • Perform procedures at various hospital settings under physician supervision (direct/indirect) commensurate with training, experience, and/or credentialing
  • Other duties as assigned and requested by surgical team members

    Requirements:
    Competencies for Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner:

    • Must have high level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential situations
    • Working knowledge of medical terminology
    • Good phone skills; Excellent Customer Service
    • Organized; sets priorities, and able to multi-task
    • Baccalaureate Degree or higher in Physician Assistant Sciences, Nurse Practitioner, or related degree
    • Completion of an APAP or NP approved program with 60 hours of didactical training in pharmacology
    • Current PA/NP licensure and certification
    • 1-3 years of orthopedic surgery experience or completion of a PA/NP surgical residency program
      Competencies for Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner:

      • Must have high level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential situations
      • Working knowledge of medical terminology
      • Good phone skills; Excellent Customer Service
      • Organized; sets priorities, and able to multi-task
      • Baccalaureate Degree or higher in Physician Assistant Sciences, Nurse Practitioner, or related degree
      • Completion of an APAP or NP approved program with 60 hours of didactical training in pharmacology
      • Current PA/NP licensure and certification
      • 1-3 years of orthopedic surgery experience or completion of a PA/NP surgical residency program
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Keywords: Synergy Health Partners, New Bedford , Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner - Onsite, Other , New Bedford, Massachusetts

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