VIEW JOBS1/22/2021 12:00:00 AM2021-04-22T00:00About WakeMed:
Serving the community since 1961, WakeMed Health & Hospitals is a nationally recognized, private, not-for-profit health care organization founded and based in Raleigh, N.C. The largest health system in Wake County, WakeMed exists to improve the health and well-being of our community by providing outstanding, compassionate, patient- and family-centered care to all. The 919-bed system comprises a network of facilities throughout the Triangle area, delivering health and wellness services that bring added value to the communities we serve. WakeMed is a leader in cardiac and vascular care, women's and children's services, emergency medicine and trauma care, physical rehabilitation, orthopaedics and neurosciences. Specialty facilities include the WakeMed Heart Center, Children's Hospital, Women's Pavilion and Birthplace, Rehabilitation Hospital, Adult and Children's Emergency Departments and a Level 1 Trauma Center. WakeMed's team of more than 9,400 employees, 2,000 volunteers, 1,300 affiliated physicians, and the more than 300 physicians employed by WakeMed Physician Practices use the most advanced technologies along with the best minds and the biggest hearts to ensure the finest quality in health care and community health. For more information, visit www.wakemed.org.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, WakeMed provides an inclusive work environment that
promotes the valuing of differences, respect for people and cooperativeness among our diverse
workforce. WakeMed does not discriminate against any employee or applicant in any terms or
conditions of employment. All applicants/employees are considered for employment, transfer,
promotion or training without regard to race, religion, color, gender, gender identity/expression,
genetics, sexual orientation, age, pregnancy, national origin, disability or veteran status
The Nurse Practitioner, Specialty - Cardiothoracic Surgery will work under the Primary Supervising Physician, all Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery Physician Partners, and the Advanced Practice Provider Director, to deliver competent medical care to an age specific population including adults and geriatric Cardiothoracic Surgery patients at WakeMed. The position consists of weekday assignments, weekend OR call and rounds as designated, and night call for emergency surgery backup. The OR APP will work with the operating surgeon in a first assist capacity on a variety of cardiac cases. Endoscopic vein harvest competency is required. Experience with da Vinci surgical systems is preferred. The APP will participate in admission and pre-op consultations, rounds, and function as the on-site Cardiothoracic Surgery liaison. The APP provides orders for transfer or discharge as appropriate and communicates directly with the Cardiothoracic Surgery on-call physician during emergencies. Position to maintain the scope of practice to be consistent with the policies, procedures, and regulatory guidelines governed by the North Carolina Medical Board, and any other federal or state regulatory agencies, as well as the policies and procedures of WakeMed. Understands the needs of the organization and supports the mission, values, and management of WakeMed.
Experience in cardiac or thoracic surgery is strongly preferred.
3 Years Nursing - Related Area Required Clinical - Nurse Practitioner Preferred Clinical - Cardiology Preferred
Master's Degree Nursing Required
Registered Nurse Required Advanced Practice Nurse Practitioner Required
Hours of Work:
VIEW JOBS1/26/2021 12:00:00 AM2021-04-26T00:00Duke Raleigh Hospital offers the latest in care and technology in a patient-friendly setting. It has been an important part of Duke Health since 1998 and has served Wake County for more than 35 years, employing more than 2,000 team members. The hospital provides 186 inpatient beds and a comprehensive array of services, including the Duke Raleigh Cancer Center, Duke Raleigh Orthopedic and Spine Center, cardiovascular services, neurosciences including the Duke Raleigh Skull Base and Cerebrovascular Center, advanced digestive care, disease management and prevention, wound healing, outpatient imaging, intensive and progressive care, pain clinic, same-day surgery, emergency department and community outreach and education programs. U.S. News & World Report ranked Duke Raleigh Hospital as high performing in orthopaedics and two adult procedures/conditions: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and lung cancer surgery. #DukeRaleighJobs
Augment a physician's ability to provide medical services to patients;collect and document data, conduct diagnostic and therapeuticprocedures, order and schedule laboratory studies and profess ionalconsultations and provide direct patient care services.
Perform diagnostic and therapeutic procedures to assist physicianin diagnosing medical and surgical problems and prescrib ing necessarytreatment and services for quality patient care; record the normal andabnormal data for review by the physician.Take patient histor ies, conduct physical examinations, and record thedata in the patient's record; write progress notes and narrativedischarge summaries; prepare p atient workups and summaries notingpertinent positive and negative findi ngs.Order and schedule laboratory studies and diagnostic procedures; exp lainthe necessity, preparation, nature and anticipated effects of schedu leddiagnostic and therapeutic procedures to the patient.Carry out therap eutic procedures such as cast application and removal,wound suturing and dressing changes; monitor progress of patients,report progress to super vising physician, and maintain record of eachpatient's progress.Particip ate in basic science and clinical research projects conductedby supervis ing physician; prepare statistical reports and analysessetting forth pro gress, adverse trends and appropriate recommendationsor conclusions.May make work assignments for assigned nursing and technical personnel;revie w the work of other staff; train new personnel.Participate in teaching m edical students and physician assistantstudents in techniques and proced ures which are unique to specificclinical setting.Perform other related duties incidental to the work describedherein.
Knowledge, S kills and Abilities
Completion of an accredited Physician Assistant program. A Bachelor's degree required; Master's degree strongly preferred.
None required above education/training requirement. OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
Degrees, Licensures, Certifications
Must be licensed in the state of NC, and be certified as a Physician Assistant by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants.
Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.
Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas-an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.
Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.
Nearest Major Market: Raleigh
VIEW JOBS12/17/2020 12:00:00 AM2021-03-17T00:00<p>The practice specializes in spine & pain management with locations in the desirable Raleigh/Cary/Garner, NC area. They treat a range of chronic pain disorders by employing a sophisticated combination of procedures/modalities to achieve optimal long-term results.</p><p>As a Physician Assistant, you will join a team of highly-skilled professionals that collectively treat patients through medication management, minor procedures including ultrasound-guided joint injections, and implantable pain-relieving devices. You will work in a collaborative environment with other medical professionals to review and discuss medical problems, diagnostic tests, and therapeutic procedures.</p><p> </p><p><strong>Job Responsibilities:</strong></p><p>Orders diagnostic and therapeutic procedures/studies as appropriate</p><p>Performs clinical procedures (i.e., trigger points, joint injections)</p><p>Reviews and interprets diagnostic studies with patient and forms treatment plan</p><p>Provides pre and post-procedure education and counseling for all patients undergoing minor procedures including ultrasound-guided joint injections and implantable pain-relieving devices</p><p>Collectively treats patients through medication and refill management</p><p>Initiates and monitors medication and treatment in accordance with the current standards of care</p><p>Evaluates need for immediate care and/or referral to other disciplines</p><p>Completes notes in a timely manner</p><p>Completes patient forms as necessary, including FMLA, disability, etc</p><p>Takes after-hours call in rotation with other providers</p><p> </p><p><strong>Core Competencies:</strong></p><p>Experience in pain management preferred but not required.</p><p>2 years of experience required.</p><p>Professionalism</p><p>Empathy and compassion</p><p>Interpersonal and communication skills (orally and in writing)</p><p>Team collaboration</p><p>Dependability</p><p>Strong commitment to teamwork</p><p>Technical Capacity</p><p> </p><p><strong>Benefits:</strong></p><p>Competitive total compensation package which includes:</p><p>Base salary commensurate with experience</p><p>Medical, dental, and vision benefits, including paid time off and one week CME with allowance</p><p>401k with employer match and profit-sharing</p><p>Work-life balance - No weekend hours</p><p>Professional development opportunities</p><p> </p>Reap Healthcare AgentsRaleighNC
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