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PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT OR NURSE PRACTITIONER - SOUTH POINT CLINIC

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PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT OR NURSE PRACTITIONER - SOUTH POINT CLINIC
NEUROSURGERY

The Advanced Practice Provider's (APP) in Duke Neurosurgery play an integral role in the management of neurosurgery patients, including all aspects of pre and post-operative care.Neurosurgery APP's work under the supervision of the Neurosurgeon.

Clinic- Maintain a clinic of up to 5 sessions per week with supervising physician (s) at Duke South point Clinic. Position will be co-located in Neurology clinic along with a physciatrist. Expected to see patients in 30 minute intervals with overbooking appointments as appropriate.Will perform a complete history and physical and then present the patient to supervising attending.Will see scheduled postoperative and wound checks,screen new patients with vague diagnoses and make arrangements for further diagnostic testing. Work closely with the supervising physician to determine appropriate treatment plans for each patient and surgical or nonsurgical needs. Prior to clinic, screen the clinic schedule to make sure the appropriate films, reports, and clinic notes are available. Schedule required tests prior to patient visit. Treat patients in clinic for suture removals and wound checks post operatively. Perform general office duties, develop office protocols, triage of patient phone calls, complete disability and FMLA forms, edit clinical notes, and pull radiology films as needed. Responsible for ensuring patient and pharmacies receive information needed to fill and refill patient prescriptions.

Operating Room - In charge of patients' operative schedules. Will see them in clinic with supervising attending, review the surgical procedure, complete all necessary paperwork related to the surgery, schedule preoperative screening, post the cases, schedule admission to the hospital,and ensure that the patient has appropriate discharge instructions and follow-up. Depending on the surgery, may need to coordinate 2-3 surgeons. On an as needed basis, also coordinate ancillary staff, external co-surgeons and vendor support as needed.

Patient contact- Interact very closely with patients. Spend time in clinic and on the phone educating patients and families, answer questions and concerns, and make treatment decisions. Document all phone interactions in an EPIC phone note. Relay all pertinent pathology and lab results to patients and make appropriate follow up as needed.

Consulting services - review films with neuroradiologists and any other service to help make appropriate patient treatment decisions.

Other duties - Coordinate student observations in clinic and the operating room. Responsible for charges of clinic billing (except operative billing). Attend neurosurgery grand rounds and conference.

Hours - Primary work hours will be 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday (40 hours).

Requisition Number
401365009

Location
Durham

Duke Entity
MEDICAL CENTER

Job Code
1631 PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT

Job Family Level
55

Exempt/Non-Exempt
Exempt

Full Time / Part Time
FULL TIME

Regular / Temporary
Regular

Shift
First/Day

Minimum Qualifications
Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, veteran status, or disability.
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Essential Physical Job Functions:
Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

Education
Work requires a bachelor's degree in Health Science and a Physician Assistant Certificate of Registration with the North Carolina Medical Board or be certification eligible, and be certified as a Physician Assistant by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants - OR - completion of an accredited Nurse Practitioner program, with a Master's degree in Nursing

Experience
None required above education/training requirement. OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

Degrees, Licensures, Certifications
Must have current or compact RN licensure in the state of North Carolina. BLS required. National certification as a NP required prior to or within 6 months of employment. PA's must be licensed in the state of North Carolina, and be certified as a Physician Assistant by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants.


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Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender expression, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

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Posted: 3/15/2018
Application Due: 4/19/2018
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