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Physician Asst Nurse Practitioner Orthopedic Surg FT SOMC

Company: Hackensack Meridian Health
Location: Manahawkin
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Physician Asst Nurse Practitioner Orthopedic Surg FT SOMC SOUTHERN OCEAN MEDICAL CENTER Manahawkin Requisition #2022-110871 ShiftDay StatusFull Time with Benefits Weekend WorkEvery Fourth Weekend HolidaysAs Needed On CallOn-Call Commitment Required Shift Hoursvaried Address1140 Route 72 West, Manahawkin, 08050 Apply (https://careers-hackensackmeridianhealth.icims.com/jobs/110871/login) Save Job Job Saved View SavedOverviewThe Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner assists, monitors, and manages the day-to-day needs of patients as requested by, in conjunction with, and under the supervision of a physician. Performs the duties and responsibilities of a Physician Assistant according to customary and generally accepted medical standards.Fulltime Orthopaedic Physician Assistant or Advanced Practice Nurse at Southern Ocean Medical Center in Manahawkin.This is for inpatient orthopaedic surgery. Monday-Friday, day shift, potential for call.Pre-op assessment, Post Op Management, in the OR with surgeon.Midlevel provider to support orthopaedic service and attending, pre-operative assessment, post op medical management, intra-operative clinicals, rounds on patients.Responsibilities1. Obtains a details and accurate history, and identifies problems and presents information to the supervising physician. 2. Charts via written, dictation, or electronic means: admission notes, history and physical examinations, consultations, daily patient encounter notes, urgent evaluation notes, minor procedure notes, and brief post-operative notes as it pertains to patients in the inpatient or outpatient setting; present this information to the supervising physician. 3. Prescribes medications in accordance with federal and state laws and regulations under supervision of licensed physician if approved by the New Jersey Board of Medical Examiners. Under the guidance and direction of supervising physician and in accordance with the New Jersey Board of Medical Examiners, Prescribe controlled dangerous substances only with current state CDS license and DEA number; the physician -s assistant signs his/her own name and license number, as well as the supervising physician. 4. Assists a supervising surgeon in the operating room when a qualified assistant physician is not required, and a second assistant is deemed necessary by the supervising surgeon. 5. Assists supervising physician in a procedure room when a qualified physician is present and it is deemed that a qualified assistant physician is not needed. 6. Writes post-operative/post procedure note(s) and order(s) for supervising physician. 7. Acts as a -first line - person responsible for all the post procedure management of patients as requested by the primary physician. 8. Starts IVs, inserts foley catheters and nasogastric tubes, irrigates foley catheters, orders transfusions of blood and products, venipuncture, and debriedments. 9. Exhibit organizational, communication and leadership skills, initiative, accountability, responsibility, appropriate judgment, and decision making. 10. Assist supervising physician with office hours and functions as an advocate for patients by managing prescription prior authorization, serving as a clinical expert to obtain surgical prior authorization requiring validation of medical necessity, and resolve issues associated with patient messages that require clinical support. 11. Participates in research trails collecting, aggregating and entering data. 12. Identifies the needs of the patient population served and modifies and delivers care that is specific to those needs (i.e., age, culture, language, hearing and/or visually impaired, etc.). This process includes communicating with the patient, parent, and/or primary caregiver(s) at their level (developmental/age, educational, literacy, etc.). 13. Function as a resource to health care personnel and participate in their educational programs. 14. Greets patients and visitors in a prompt, courteous and helpful manner. Smiles, making patients/visitors feel welcome and important; makes direct eye contact; responds promptly to patients' needs. 15. Adheres to the standards identified in the Medical Center's Organizational Competencies. 16. Displays an understanding and awareness of and performs all duties in accordance with the Hospital's Mission and Vision Statements. 17. Adheres to all Hospital infection control and safety policies. 18. Adheres to HMH Organizational competencies and standards of behavior. 19. Other duties and/or projects as assigned.QualificationsEducation, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required: 1. Successful completion of an approved physician -s assistant program, accredited by the AMA Council on Medical Education. Licenses and Certifications Required: 1. Physician Assistant License. 2. Basic Cardiac Life Support Certification requiredEducation, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required: 1. Graduate of an NLN/AACN accredited program in nursing 2. Master's Degree 3. Maintains clinical competencies through participating in continuing educational programs (contact hours per years), and clinical practice as mandated by Board of Nursing and national certification body. 4. Experience in relevant patient care setting or as regulations dictate. Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Preferred: 1. Master -s Prepared Advanced Practice Nurse 2. Minimum of 3 years professional experience. 3. Strong organizational and computer skills 4. Effective verbal and written communication skills 5. Emotional intelligence, critical thinking and effective interpersonal skills 6. Ability to adapt to multiple and changing priorities 7. Valid Driver -s license Licenses and Certifications Required: 1. NJ State Professional Registered Nurse License. 2. Advanced Practice Nurse Cetification (w/ Master's Degree). 3. AHA Basic Health Care Life Support HCP Certification. Licenses and Certifications Preferred: 1. CPR certificationOur NetworkHackensack MeridianHealth(HMH) is a Mandatory COVID-19 and Influenza Vaccination FacilityAs a courtesy to assist you in your job search, we would like to send your resume to other areas of our Hackensack Meridian Health network who may have current openings that fit your skills and experience.Apply (https://careers-hackensackmeridianhealth.icims.com/jobs/110871/login) Learn aboutthis locationView MapShare this job+ Facebook+ Twitter+ LinkedIn+ EmailRecently Viewed JobsNo recently viewed jobs

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