Adult Acute Care Neurosurgery RNFA Job Req 90902

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Consider joining the Neurosurgery team at this leading academic medical center in Pennsylvania as the First Assist Acute Care-certified Nurse Practitioner in this Neurosurgery job. As the AC Nurse Practitioner clinical expert with advanced nursing skills and experience, you will be a member of the multidisciplinary team in this Neurosurgery opportunity where adult patients with the most complex disorders that affect the brain, spinal cord and peripheral nerves receive care. This is a full time, days, 7:30 - 5 position with rotating weekends and call required.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities of the Acute Care Nurse Practitioner in Neurosurgery Job:
Obtain adult patient histories and perform physical examinations
Order, perform, and interpret diagnostic and laboratory tests, scans, and procedures
Assume First Assist responsibilities in the OR
Provide direct inpatient and outpatient care for complex neurosurgery patients, including rounds
Provide appropriate treatments, therapies and procedures
Make appropriate referrals as indicated
Prescribe and monitor medications
Provide support and education for neurosurgery patients and their families

Qualifications

Qualifications for the Acute Care Nurse Practitioner in Neurosurgery Job:
Current CRNP license and certification to practice in Pennsylvania
Demonstrated effective skills in consultation
National certification as an acute care NP in Neurosurgery
Current RNFA certification is required for this position.

Education Requirements

Education Requirements for the Acute Care Nurse Practitioner in Neurosurgery Job:
Master's degree in Nursing

Hospital/Clinic Description

This leading academic children's hospital is recognized as one of the nation's best for their outstanding and compassionate care of patients and their families through the high level of state-of-the-art care in their Neurosurgery Unit. The hospital is nationally ranked in U.S. News & World Report's Best Hospitals for 2019-20, and has achieved Magnet status for quality patient care, nursing excellence and innovations in professional nursing practice.
For more information, please contact Jace Jackson, Recruitment Manager, Melnic Healthcare Providers Community, at jace@melnic.com or (800) 886-7906. Thank you.

Experience

Experience Requirements for the Acute Care Nurse Practitioner in Neurosurgery Job:
Neurosurgery experience is preferred

Skills

adult; Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner; inpatient; Neurosurgery; outpatient; RNFA

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