Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant Bone & Joint Clinic

St. Tammany Parish Hospital Covington , LA 70433

Posted 2 months ago

Summary of the Job:# This individual is employed by St Tammany Parish Hospital (STPH)#for the purpose of coordinating the care of the orthopedic patients of the Bone and Joint Clinic.


Responsibilities to include:


Clinic medical management of pediatrics thru geriatric patients both face to face and via Video visits; Care planning, follow-up visits, updating treatment plan including medication, ordering and interpreting lab, x-rays, and diagnostic testing in the medical record as appropriate and within scope of care; Assist with and perform joint injections, casting, splinting and removal of casts; Participation in rounds, documenting an H # P signed by the physician within 24 hours and discharge summaries as needed.



Minimum Qualifications:


BLS Certification through American Heart Association required.

Strong computer skills.

Eligible for limited prescriptive authority in Louisiana as approved by St Tammany Parish Hospital. Good organizational skills.

Ability to be courteous and respectful when interacting with patients and family members.

Maintain confidentiality. Maintain CME per licensure and clinic protocols. Nurse Practitioner: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing; Current Louisiana State APRN Licensure.


Physician Assistant:


Graduate of an accredited PA program; Current Louisiana State PA Licensure.

Preferred Qualifications:
3-5 years of related experience preferred.

Physical Demands:


Must possess good physical health.# Some requirements include but are not limited to standing, sitting or walking for long periods of time.# Lifting at least 20 pounds is required.# Must be able to work with a moderate level of noise. Physical Effort required:######## Constant (67%-100%) - handling/feeling, talking, hearing, seeing Frequently (34%-66%) - NONE Occasionally (1%-33%) - lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling, climbing (stairs, ladders, etc.), balancing, stooping, crouching, reaching

Summary of the Job:

This individual is employed by St Tammany Parish Hospital (STPH) for the purpose of coordinating the care of the orthopedic patients of the Bone and Joint Clinic. Responsibilities to include: Clinic medical management of pediatrics thru geriatric patients both face to face and via Video visits; Care planning, follow-up visits, updating treatment plan including medication, ordering and interpreting lab, x-rays, and diagnostic testing in the medical record as appropriate and within scope of care; Assist with and perform joint injections, casting, splinting and removal of casts; Participation in rounds, documenting an H & P signed by the physician within 24 hours and discharge summaries as needed.

Minimum Qualifications:
BLS Certification through American Heart Association required.

Strong computer skills.

Eligible for limited prescriptive authority in Louisiana as approved by St Tammany Parish Hospital. Good organizational skills.

Ability to be courteous and respectful when interacting with patients and family members.

Maintain confidentiality. Maintain CME per licensure and clinic protocols.

Nurse Practitioner: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing; Current Louisiana State APRN Licensure.

Physician Assistant: Graduate of an accredited PA program; Current Louisiana State PA Licensure.

Preferred Qualifications:
3-5 years of related experience preferred.

Physical Demands:

Must possess good physical health. Some requirements include but are not limited to standing, sitting or walking for long periods of time.

Lifting at least 20 pounds is required. Must be able to work with a moderate level of noise.

Physical Effort required: Constant (67%-100%) - handling/feeling, talking, hearing, seeing

Frequently (34%-66%) - NONE

Occasionally (1%-33%) - lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling, climbing (stairs, ladders, etc.), balancing, stooping, crouching, reaching



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