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Trauma Center NP/PA

Company:
Grey Staffing
Location:
Durham, North Carolina, United States
Posted:
February 22, 2018
Description:

"Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner to function as our Trauma Center PA/NP. Multiple Specialties Available. Provide your CV and we'll determine your best fit. We have been recognized as one of the world's greatest health care providers by such publications as TIME and U.S. News & World Report. A full-service tertiary and quaternary care hospital, we are licensed for 938 emergency care beds and 19 adult psychiatry beds. Job Description: The Trauma Advanced Practice Provider (APP) provides direct patient care services and performs medical acts under the supervision of the supervisory physician to patients in the Trauma Center. This position will work primarily with patients on the trauma service and consulted trauma patients. They may have OR responsibilities and consult Level 3 traumas. The APP performs physical exams (primary, secondary and tertiary), collects and documents data, conducts diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, orders and schedules laboratory studies and professional consultations, prescribes appropriate interventions and medications, coordinates the care and discharge of patients, and provides direct patient care services. The Trauma APP contributes to excellence in patient care, research, teaching, and provides leadership to the organization. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Completion of an accredited Physician Assistant program. A Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree strongly preferred. Licensure as a Physician Assistant in the state of North Carolina. National Commission on Certification of PAs (NCCPA) certification is required. Two years as a Physician Assistant in in the clinical care of trauma or general surgery. Strongly prefer candidate with at least one year of experience as a PA. BLS. ATLS. ACLS recommended but not required.

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