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Trauma Advanced Practice Provider, Per Diem
Per Diem, Days / Evenings - Non-Committed - This is per diem. Trauma APPs cover 24/7/365.
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

Trauma advanced practice providers will report to the Lead Trauma APP and the Trauma surgeons. This is a per diem position, including nights and weekends.

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.

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.
     

Qualifications

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
  • Certified Physician Assistant or Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner.
  • ACLS required upon hire.
  • ATLS required upon hire.
  • PALS recommended.
  • More than 2 years of experience as a trauma/surgical critical care advanced practice provider.

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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