Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant- Neurosurgery Spine- FT Days- VUMC
Location: Nashville, Tennessee
Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Internal Number: 2117065
Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant- Neurosurgery Spine - FT Days
The nurse practitioner (NP)/ physician assistant (PA) within the acute care hospital setting works in collaboration with the orthopedic and neurosurgical spine team. The NP/PA is an integral member of a multidisciplinary health care team. The NP/PA functions primarily as a spine hospitalist in an inpatient setting, managing the care of acute and complex surgical spine patients. The NP/PA is on a service aligned team managing the patient care from admission to discharge. The NP/PA has a strong foundation in evidenced based practice/education and provides an environment of safe quality care. The NP/PA demonstrates an advanced level of medical and nursing knowledge, clinical/technical competence, sound clinical judgment, professional communication skills, timely and compliant documentation, and is responsible for professional development and competency validation.
Full-time Dayshift Position 6a-6:30p (two weekends per month required)
Preferred not required: NP/PA with 1year hospitalist experience and/or spine experience, or a recent NP graduate with RN bedside experience.
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