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PA or NP Orthopaedic Hospitalist (1128rr)

Company:
Medicaljobsplus.com
Location:
Pennsylvania, United States
Posted:
November 28, 2016

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Description:

Expanding Hospital’s Orthopaedic Department seeks to add a Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner. This PA/NP will provide general medical care and treatment to post-operative patients at the Hospital and under the direction of a physician. The PA/NP will order, interpret and evaluate diagnostic tests to identify and assess patient's clinical problems and health care needs.

The PA/NP will record physical findings and formulate a plan and prognosis, based on the patient's condition. Will discuss cases with physician and other health professionals as needed to prepare comprehensive patient care plan.

The PA/NP will submit health care plan and goals of individual patients for periodic review and evaluation by physician. This PA/NP can prescribe or recommend drugs or other forms of treatment such as physical therapy, inhalation therapy, or related therapeutic procedures. May refer patients to physician for consultation or to specialized health resources for treatment.

There is no call and limited weekends. The position is three 12 hour shifts per week with some potential evenings

Successful candidate should be certified, organized, self-starter and able to work independently and in a team-oriented environment. PA or NP should have experience in a Hospital setting or General Medicine/Primary care experience! The location is around one hour to Philadelphia. There is an excellent benefit package which includes three weeks vacation, medical, dental, one week CME, 401k profit sharing and many other benefits!

Compensation: base salary range: open. P Open