Advanced Practice Provider - Neurosurgery
Department: 103119080 RCRH-WHPB RMC Neurosurgery
Location: Rapid City, SD
Facility: Western Hills Professional Building
Requisition ID: 8855
2 - 5 years of clinical experience preferred as a Certified Physician Assistant or Certified Nurse Practitioner
Under Physician supervision, the Physician Assistant and/or Nurse Practitioner may assume primary responsibility in their respective specialty area according to federal, state, and local regulatory agencies. Responsible for management of selected atrisk or complex patients and aggregate patient populations in collaboration with physicians, nurses and other health care team members. Must demonstrate the knowledge, critical thinking and skills to plan, coordinate and provide care on a continuing basis.
Consistently demonstrates appropriate referral and/or transfer of patients to another facility.
Demonstrates a thorough and current knowledge of disease processes while conducting a comprehensive health history and physical examination or problem-focused assessment depending on patients status.
Demonstrates the ability to appropriately assess patients, apply clinical interventions, evaluate outcomes, and implement changes to the plan of care. Anticipates and communicates changes in patient status to meet the needs of the patient.
Documentation is thorough utilizing appropriate format and completed according to facility policy as evidenced by observation, documentation, and/or feedback.
Orders appropriate tests, procedures, and therapies in collaboration with medical staff based on relevant organizational and unitspecific policies/procedures.
Performs and documents ongoing patient assessment and formulates plan of care in collaboration with other medical providers.
Performs procedures and examinations within scope of practice, consistent with specific policies/procedures and scope of care under the guidance of the supervising physician(s).
Recognizes physical, developmental, and psychosocial distress of patient and family, and provides appropriate interventions.
Responds appropriately to emergency situations, basing patient management decisions on individual patient needs.
Utilizes critical thinking in implementing and coordinating medical and nursing interventions as evidenced by observation and feedback.
Physical Demands: Medium Work: Lifting no more than 50 pounds at a time, with frequent lifting or carrying of objects weighing up to 25 pounds.
Work Hours: Clinic: M-F and On Call Requirements
Regional Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.
Regional Health offers a highly competitive and comprehensive benefits package that looks out for you and your family. We recognize there are many types of families, with many different needs. That's why our plans are flexible, allowing you to select the individual benefits which fit your personal needs.
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