Facility: Mount St. Mary's Hospital
Status: Per Diem
Work Schedule: Days and Evenings with Call Weekend and Holiday Rotation
Bargaining Unit: ACE Associates
Exempt from Overtime: Exempt: Yes
Hours: 7-3, 8-4, & 9-5. Hours may vary.
Shift: Shift 1:
The mid-level provider is a healthcare provider who, working with the interdisciplinary health team, is responsible for providing comprehensive care to patients. This multifaceted role includes direct patient care, education, consultation, surgical assisting, and research.
The Mid-level Provider (NP or PA) will provide clinical care to orthopedic patients in both the out-patient/office and hospital setting. Acts as First Assistant or Second Assistant to surgeon during surgical procedures. The Mid-level Provider will utilize advanced clinical skills and knowledge to assess patients and manage all aspects of care, including ordering of diagnostic and therapeutic procedures. He/she will communicate clinical issues to the attending physician on the team, write orders according to standardized procedures/protocols, coordinate and schedule diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, and facilitate arrangements for admission to discharge. The Mid-level Provider will interact with interdisciplinary departments to coordinate and schedule services. The Mid-level Provider will work collaboratively with members of the Medicine Department to ensure that continuity of care is maintained between inpatient care and referring physicians. The Mid-level Provider will support/educate clinical nursing staff regarding patient goals and treatment strategies.
Graduate of an accredited School for Physician Assistants or Nurse Practitioners
Meets credentialing requirements as appropriate through the Medical Staff office
Maintain BLS/ALCS and CPR certification
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
Demonstrates excellent communication and customer service skills
Ability to handle multiple priorities in stressful situations
Subject to inside environmental conditions
Must be able to work in hectic environment making sound decisions at all times
Possible On Call coverage
Catholic Health System