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Full-Time Trauma Advanced Practice Provider
Full Time, Days / Evenings, 24/7 Trauma Coverage
Sellersville, PA 18960
Grand View Health, which includes Bucks County's first hospital, has provided residents of Bucks and Montgomery counties with comprehensive healthcare services since 1913. Now a century strong, Grand View offers a range of inpatient and outpatient care, particularly emphasizing the areas of surgery and orthopedics, women's and children's health, heart and vascular care, and cancer treatment. Our colleagues enjoy the best of both worlds by working for a high-quality, low-cost healthcare provider in a collaborative, community environment. Help us build this new era of wellness and lead our community to a healthier future.
 

Responsibilities

The advanced practice provider will work within a team of skilled, experienced trauma surgeons and Trauma APPs to cover a 24/7 Level II Trauma Center for Grand View Hospital.

Full-time, 24/7 Trauma Service line coverage with flexible schedule options.

The APP will work within a team of skilled, experienced trauma surgeons and APPs to cover a 24/7 trauma and acute care surgery service line at our Level II Trauma Center at Grand View Hospital. The APP will deliver comprehensive patient care for the trauma and general surgery patient population throughout the inpatient care continuum, from emergency department and initial trauma bay resuscitation to the operating room, the ICU and the Med/Surg floor and through discharge.

The APP will perform patient assessments and coordinate patient management autonomously with physician collaboration and supervision as appropriate. They will also contribute or participate in continuing education, quality initiatives and performance improvement.

The APP's scope of practice includes the following elements:
  • Direct patient care of new patients and daily patient census.
  • Initial assessment and management in Trauma resuscitations.
  • Assessment and management of critically ill surgical patients in the intensive care unit.
  • Coordination of care amongst the multidisciplinary team and subspecialty service lines.
  • Assessment and management of Med/Surg floor patients with appropriate coordination and execution of timely discharges.
  • Performs credentialed procedures independently once procedural competency verified.
  • First assists in operative cases and procedures once proficiency verified.
  • Participation in peer review, performance/quality improvement processes, continuing education and ensuring best practice.

Flexible schedule options. Schedule offer can be full-time, night shift or rotating day and night shifts. Weekend and holiday requirements are included.
 

Qualifications

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
  • Certified Physician Assistant or Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner.
  • ACLS required upon hire.
  • ATLS required upon hire or enrollment in course required upon hire.
  • PALS recommended.
  • DEA license: required upon hire or to be obtained after hire.
  • More than 2 years of experience as an advanced practice provider strongly preferred.
  • Experience in trauma, general surgery and/or critical care strongly preferred.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
  • Demonstrated analytical skills required.
  • Demonstrated problem-solving skills required.
  • Ability to listen to others required.
  • Strong verbal communication and listening skills required.
  • Effective interpersonal skills required.
  • Ability to maintain the strictest levels of confidentiality required.
  • Builds and manages effective teams required.
  • Effective leadership skills required.
  • Instills commitment to organizational goals required.
  • Ability to make and implement decisions required.
  • Service-oriented required.
  • Competency in the use of a variety of computer hardware and software systems required.
  • MEDITECH EMR experience a plus, but will train.
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