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Nurse Practitioner OR Physician Assistant - Spine

Company:
K.A. Recruiting, Inc.
Location:
Gothenburg, Nebraska, United States
Posted:
December 04, 2018

Description:

Full-time Spine NP/PA needed at a top facility in western Nebraska!

- Mix of inpatient and outpatient: 70% outpatient with regular hospital consults and surgery cases

- Work week is typically 3-4 days in clinic for mid-level

- Midlevel provider is expected to assist physician in all surgery cases and follow patient care post-surgery, both in the hospital setting and in the provider practice setting

- Number of patients seen per day – for the salary being offered, midlevel provider is expected to see patients in the practice setting in conjunction with the provider, with growth in the area of managing patients who are medically stable or need follow-up from surgical procedures to allow increased access to new patients on the provider schedule.

- Office Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Expectation is that mid-level would start seeing patients before 9 a.m. daily.

- Hospital consults – Approximately 4-6 per week

Staff available -- Full-time office manager, 1 full-time RN, full-time diagnostic imaging tech for surgery and POC imaging, full-time office assistant

Staffing expectations -- RN or MA specific to PA would be considered with volume justification

Call Expectations – participate in call in conjunction with provider; meet daily consults on in-patient units and hospital ER

How long is the wait for an appointment – 1 – 2 weeks

EMR – EPIC

Disorders we treat

* Arthritis of the spine

* Degenerative disk disease

* Radiculapathy

* Sciatica

* Scoliosis

* Slipped disk

* Spinal instability

* Spinal stenosis

* Spondylolisthesis

* Strains and sprains

For those individuals who do not respond well to aggressive nonsurgical care, our multidisciplinary spine team offers some of the most current and advanced surgical solutions to treat spinal conditions:

* Micro-discectomy for lumbar disk herniations

* Vertebroplasty and kyphoplasty for vertebral compression fractures

* Cervical discectomy and fusion for cervical disk herniations

SPINAL CONDITIONS AND MAJOR INPATIENT SURGERIES

* Reconstructive surgery of the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine, including disk replacement

* Degenerative conditions of the spine

* Spinal trauma

* Scoliosis surgery

* Spinal tumor

Salary will depend on experience - FIRST ASSIST EXPERIENCE NEEDED

Full Benefits offered along with 4% matching 401K and STD

Tuition Reimbursement Program

Credentialing Time Frame: 30 days

For more information, please submit your resume for review!