Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Are you a NP or PA that is ready to take on a challenge and join a new and innovative team? ChristianaCare is looking for an energetic Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to join our Surgical Services Team on our Cecil Campus in Elkton, MD. The selected candidate will provide care to patients in the ED, inpatient setting, and the OR. The NP or PA will need to be able to cover all shifts, including weekends and holidays.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Performs daily rounds and assesses health status of assigned patients through complete physical examination and medical history.
Analyzes patient data and formulates an individualize plan of care based on patient assessment and needs in collaboration with the physician, nursing, and other members of the disciplinary team.
Provides nonoperative, preoperative & postoperative management to assigned patients.
Participates in the operative care of surgical patients as assigned, including positioning, draping, first or second assisting, and writing of postoperative notes and orders.
Performs consultations in the Emergency Department or on the floors. Performs an assessment and formulates a plan and collaborates with attending physician.
Evaluate and monitor the effectiveness of prescribed surgical management plan.
Establish priorities based on patient needs and act on these accordingly.
Order, interpret, or perform therapeutic modalities or procedures, within scope of practice and privileges.
Complete appropriate and timely documentation in the electronic health record (EHR), which includes history and physical (H&P), consults, progress notes, procedure/operative notes, discharge summaries, orders, and message center.
Submit billing in a timely fashion according policy.
Utilize teaching/learning principles coupled with an expert clinical knowledge to promote and provide education and counseling to the patient and/or family including teach back.
Act as a liaison for patients, families, and other health professionals.
Contribute to the development and maintenance of best practice guidelines, quality and performance improvement protocols, algorithms, and research.
Provide excellent customer service and assist in efforts to improve patient satisfaction scores.
Strive for the highest quality in all aspects of work performance and assume responsibility for improving care/services.
Learns and uses new information, skills, and knowledge.
Maintains privileges, mandatory education, and regulatory requirements as needed for area of specialization.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
Completion of a master's degree program as an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner or completion of a Physician Assistant program.
Surgical or inpatient experience preferred.
License or license eligible in the state of Maryland
Internal Number: JR55670
About Christiana Care
Christiana Care is growing and seeks physicians of all disciplines, from primary care through specialty and leadership positions. We also have tremendous opportunities for physician assistants and advanced practice registered nurses. We offer you: Inspiring, fast-paced, team-based practice environments; Epic EMRs and innovative medical technologies and treatments; Accessible leaders who listen to, value and appreciate you; Colleagues who’ve trained at other nationally respected medical centers; Support for your ideas, opinions and contributions. It’s the best of nationally recognized academic and community-based medicine, with you at the center. Bring us your passion for care and clinical excellence as well as your desire to make a difference. We’ll provide you with a highly competitive salary and excellent benefits, continuing education and recognition programs, and much more. Find your new job right now.
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