Advanced Practice Providers - Trauma
Grand View Surgeons
Full Time, Days / Evenings - Mon-Fri, 8am-4pm plus call
Sellersville, PA 18960
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The Trauma Advanced Practitioners (APPs) function as clinical experts in the Acute Care Surgery Program (general surgery, trauma, surgical critical care) and work in tandem with acute care surgeons, who will staff the in-house trauma service 24/7/365. These APPs will function as the primary resuscitator in trauma activations, under the supervision of the trauma surgeon. They will perform initial evaluations and resuscitative care in both the Trauma Bay and Emergency Department. Trauma APPs will provide bedside care as part of a multidisciplinary team across the entire care continuum from the Surgical Intensive Care Unit until discharge from the Med/Surg floor. They work collaboratively with health professionals in coordinating and delivering patient care, facilitating communication between the patient, family, nursing staff and medical staff. The APPs perform a spectrum of bedside procedures within the scope of privileges within the ICU and Trauma Bay environs and assist the acute care surgeons when operative interventions are required. The Trauma APP participates extensively in surveillance of care protocols, as well as all trauma performance improvement provider forums, to ensure quality patient care and best practice. Some in-house nocturnal and weekend coverage is required.
The Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner and the Physician Assistant will be categorized as being on the Dependent Specified Professional Personnel Staff and will be subject to all definitions, privileges and responsibilities found in the Medical Staff Bylaws and Rules and Regulations pertaining to that category. These Advanced Practice Providers will assist in surgery under the direct supervision of the surgeon.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Master's degree graduate of an AMA-accredited Physician Assistant program or Nurse Practitioner program required.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Demonstrated problem-solving skills required.
Strong verbal communication and listening skills required.
Ability to work as part of a team required.
Ability to maintain the strictest levels of confidentiality required.
Ability to work effectively and efficiently under tight deadlines, high volumes and multiple interruptions required.
Quickly troubleshoots and resolves problems required.
Possesses strong technical aptitude required.
Competency in the use of a variety of computer hardware and software systems required.
MEDITECH experience a plus, but will train.
LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS:
Physician Assistant or Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner, licensed upon hire, required.
ACLS, CPR, PALS, ATLS (upon hiring).
Grand View Health is an equal opportunity employer.
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