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Physician Assistant / Nurse Practitioner - Orthopedics - Per Diem

Requisition ID:

20155803

Business Unit:

MidState Medical Center

Location:

Meriden, CT

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Description

Job Schedule: Per Diem
Standard Hours: 1
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details:

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MidState Medical Center

Serving the community since 1998, MidState Medical Center is a vibrant and progressive organization with a genuine concern for its patients, community, and employee’s alike. Earning top honors for quality stroke care, gold level recognition for organ donation, and employing leaders in the field of cardiovascular and pulmonary rehabilitation, MidState provides the highest quality level of care while also being the only hospital in Connecticut to offer all private patient rooms and free parking for all patients and staff.

 

Physician Assistant / Nurse Practitioner Role Scope    
Hartford HealthCare's Hartford Hospital is seeking a Nurse Practitioner (APRN) or Physician Assistant to join a very enthusiastic team in the Orthopaedics unit. The successful candidate will be responsible for various functions including first assisting in the operating room, floor work, and consults.  APPs will work in collaboration with a number of credentialed physicians.

  • Perform and document complete H&Ps. Entering appropriate information and orders into the EMR.
  • Ordering and obtaining necessary diagnostic tests including imaging studies and laboratory tests.
  • Following through on interpretation of results and communicating them with the team.
  • Pre-op patients.
  • 1st and 2nd assisting in the operating room.
  • Request consultations from other services, obtain appropriate work up and follow through on recommendations.
  • Participate in daily rounds and assist with implementing management plan in collaboration with multidisciplinary team and attending.
  • Enter, review, and update orders in the EMR to include: PT, OT, Speech, IV therapy, medications, restraints, patient care, and discharge orders.
  • Address patient and family concerns.
  • Address nursing concerns.
  • Document patient encounters into the EMR including, but not limited to: admissions, operative, progress, event, procedure or discharge notes.
  • Perform procedures as credentialed.

Shift: Per Diem 

Qualifications

  • Graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant / Nurse Practitioner Master’s program preferred
  • Licensed, or eligible to be licensed, as a Physician Assistant / Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) in the state of Connecticut
  • Certification or eligible to be certified as a Physician Assistant or National Board Certification as an Acute Care Advanced Practice Registered Nurse
  • RNFA (RN First Assist) Certification

  • 2+ years of Surgical Experience

  • First Assisting Experience Preferred

 

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