DUKE REGIONAL, PA or NP (Vascular Surgery)

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 The Advanced Practice Provider (APP- Nurse Practitioner (NP) or Physician Assistant (PA)) provides direct patient care services for the Vascular Surgery service.  This position is key to the global management of Vascular surgery patients.  This position will work with the Vascular surgeons and the Vascular surgery team including other Advanced Practice Providers and residents.  The APP performs consults, histories, physical exams, collects and documents data, conducts diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, orders and schedules laboratory studies and professional consultations, prescribes appropriate interventions and medications, coordinates the care and discharge of patients post procedure, and provides direct patient care services.  No first –assist duties are required for this position. The Vascular Surgery APP contributes to excellence in patient care, research, teaching, and provides leadership to the organization.  
 HoursPrimary hours will be 12 hour shifts, weekdays.  Short call shift one Sunday / Month.  No night call, some holidays. 
Job Duties:- Coordinate all aspects of care of elective and non-elective Vascular surgery cases- Ensure appropriate documentation and quality indicators for pre- and post- procedures- Perform consults through the ED and on the floor, daily rounds, note writing, orders, family education and all aspects of the perioperative continuum of Vascular Surgery care.- Serve as a leader and conduit for communication between consulting services, - Appropriately educate patients and families on consent and ensure registry-based metrics are completed and documented- Provide patient education and follow-up - Develop and implement quality improvement projects in conjunction with physician leadership- Coordinate and plan patient satisfaction projects in conjunction Vascular surgery team, as appropriatePhysical and mental requirements:• Able to clearly articulate scope of practice, and practices within those guidelines as a Physician Assistant / Nurse Practitioner in the state of North Carolina and within the Duke University Health System.  • Able to independently seek out resources and work collaboratively to solve complex problems• Able to communicate clearly with patients, families, visitors, healthcare team, physicians, administrators, leadership, and others.• Able to use sensory and cognitive functions to process and prioritize information, perform health assessments, treatment, and follow-up.• Able to use fine motor skills• Able to record activities, document assessments & interventions; prepare reports and presentations;• Able to use computer and learn new software programs• Able to provide leadership in clinical area of expertise and in meeting organizational goals• Able to navigate the Hospital and DRH to provide clinical expertise to specific patient populations• Able to withstand prolonged standing and walking with the ability to move or lift at least fifty pounds• Able to remain focused and organized• Able to work collaboratively with all levels of personnel

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DUKE REGIONAL, PA or NP (Vascular Surgery)
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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, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.
Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.
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

Completion of an accredited Physician Assistant program. A Bachelor's degree required; Master's degree strongly preferred.

Nurse Practitioner: graduation from an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Program, Accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) or the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) or its predecessor agencies and successful completion of board certification.  NC state license as RN and NP required.

Physician Assistant: graduation from a Physician Assistant Program accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for Physician Assistants (ARC-PA) or its predecessor agencies and be certified as a Physician Assistant by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants. Current NC state license.

None required above education/training requirement. OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
 • For NP's strongly prefer candidate with at least one year of experience as a NP in a hospital setting• For PA's strongly prefer candidate with at least one year of experience as a PA in a hospital settingDegrees, Licensures, Certifications

Must be licensed in the state of NC, and be certified as a Physician Assistant by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants.




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Posted: 5/29/2019
Application Due: 7/28/2019
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