Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner Bariatric Surgery (6418-977)

PIH Health Whittier , CA 90607

Posted 2 months ago

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Advanced Practice Professional, Bariatric Surgery

PIH Health is a nonprofit, regional healthcare network with two hospitals, numerous outpatient medical offices with more than 170 Physicians and Advanced Practice Professionals, a multispecialty medical (physician) group, home healthcare services and hospice care, as well as heart, cancer and emergency services. Our leadership is dedicated to putting patients firsta cornerstone of our mission, vision and valuesas we deliver top-quality healthcare.

From our extensive facilities in Whittier and Downey, California, PIH Health serves more than two million residents in Los Angeles and Orange Counties and throughout the San Gabriel Valley.

PIH Health Bariatric Surgery Department is seeking a Full-Time Board Certified NP/PA to join our team. The Bariatric Physician's Assistant/ Nurse Practitioner works with the supervising physician to complete pre-op physical exams, follow up exams and obtains complete medical history and records findings. Orders appropriate pre-surgical laboratory and diagnostic procedures per anesthesia protocol. Provides inpatient consults and assistance in the OR and ED as required. Interprets and integrates data. Instructs patients and family regarding medication and treatments. May be called upon to share Bariatric related presentations with the community.

Beyond the benefits that come with working for the area's leading community healthcare provider one that also recognizes the need to ensure patient safety and comfort you'll enjoy an extremely competitive compensation and benefits package. We are an equal opportunity employer and seek diversity in our workforce. EOE M/F/D/V

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Find out why Physicians commit to work for PIH Health:

PIH Health Physician Recruitment

Contact us for more information at 562.698.0811 Ext. 81842

Submit CVs to tiffany.galvez@pihhealth.org

Required Skills

SPECIFIC SKILLS NEEDED

  • Demonstrated expertise in assessment, intervention, and patient care management.

  • Knowledgeable regarding scope of practice.

  • Self-motivated, self-starter, and able to organize efforts around helping clients have a positive experience.

  • Strong interpersonal and written documentation and verbal communication skills

  • Skilled at conflict resolution.

  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships.

  • Demonstrated leadership abilities.

  • Excellent customer service skills with patients, co-workers and guests.

  • Ability to analyze complex clinical scenarios and apply critical thinking.

  • Proficient in computer usage.

Required Experience

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/TRAINING

Required:

  • Current California R.N., N.P. or PA certification

  • Master's degree in nursing with completion of approved nurse practitioner program for NP candidates

  • Three years related healthcare experience.

  • Evidence of continuing education and self-development

  • BLS Provider

Preferred:

  • Experience in Bariatric Surgery clinic or with Bariatric surgery patients

  • Familiarity with CMS' documentation requirements to demonstrate medical necessity, DRG reimbursement and MCC and CC capture.

  • Familiarity with inpatient only and outpatient only surgery lists

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