Emory Healthcare/Emory University Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant, Surgical Services Nocturnist in Atlanta, Georgia
The Department of Surgery at Emory Healthcare has an APP position available for a Nurse Practitioner (NP) or Physician Assistant (PA). This position provides medical care for patients on the overnight inpatient surgical specialty services at Emory Midtown Hospital and Winship at Emory Midtown. The Department of Surgery at Emory Midtown is a high volume, high acuity surgical service. The candidate will be expected to provide focused coverage of the general surgery, surgical oncology, colorectal, urology and otolaryngology head/neck surgery services. The role will include cross training on selected services. Clinical duties will include care of inpatient surgical patients, inpatient consults, and ED admissions of the subspecialty surgical services. The candidate with be part of an interprofessional team which includes Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, residents, fellows and attending physicians but will also have the autonomy of being the front-line inpatient provider for their service.
Evaluate and manage patients on surgical subspecialty service, provide appropriate documentation of care including assessment and plan of the overnight events in collaboration with senior residents, fellows and attending physicians.
Respond to request for consultation of patients on the inpatient surgical subspecialty service in a timely manner. This includes obtaining a thorough history, performing an appropriate physical examination and ordering appropriate testing. This will require working collaboratively with senior residents, fellows and attending physicians on night teams.
Will be required to perform procedures for currently hospitalized patients and in the Emergency Department if providing consultation.
Maintain competency and enhance professional growth and development through continuing education, conferences, and seminars. Attend mandatory training.
Participate in quality improvement activities; assist in maintaining compliance with Joint Commission accreditation and other internal and external regulatory standards.
Support and uphold established organizational policies, procedures, and objectives related to quality improvement, safety, environmental and infection control.
Maintain patient confidentiality.
Completion of an accredited Nurse Practitioner program or Physician Assistant program.
Currently licensed as an Advanced Practice Nurse in the state of Georgia by the Georgia Board of Nursing and certified as a Nurse Practitioner by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) or equivalent body, or Certified as a Physician Assistant by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA).
Licensed as appropriate in the state of Georgia.
A minimum of two years of experience with inpatient or surgical care preferred
BLS and Healthcare Provider certifications required. ACLS may be required in some areas.
Nurse Practitioner candidates must be Acute Care certified (ACNP or AGACNP) for inpatient roles within Emory Healthcare
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Division The Emory Clinic
Campus Location Atlanta, GA, 30308
Campus Location US-GA-Atlanta
Department TEC Surg Onc - EUHM
Job Type Regular Full-Time
Job Number 119706
Job Category Advanced Practice Providers
Standard Hours 40 Hours
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