NEUROLOGY/STROKE TEAM HOSPITALIST APP
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NEUROLOGY/STROKE TEAM HOSPITALIST APP
Position Code: APP Status: Exempt
The Duke University Hospital Neurology/Stroke Team APP (NP/PA) works collaboratively within a multidisciplinary health care team to provide direct patient care services for patients admitted to the Neurology intermediate and/or step-down unit in collaboration with the supervision of the Neurologist(s). The APP may also provide direct patient care services for patients consulted on by the Neurology Service in the emergency department and other inpatient units in the Hospital. While in clinic, the APP will provide direct patient care services for patients in the neurology outpatient clinic. The APP performs physical exams, collects and documents data, conducts diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, orders and schedules laboratory studies, performs professional consultations, prescribes appropriate interventions and medications, coordinates the care and discharge of patients, and provides direct patient care services for patients on the stroke service. The APPs practice locations include inpatient units at Duke Hospital North, DMP and outpatient clinic at the Duke Neuroscience Center in clinic 1L. The APP contributes to excellence in patient care, research, teaching, and provides leadership to the organization.
PA: Work requires graduation from a Physician Assistant program accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA) or its predecessor agencies.
NP: Work requires completion of accredited graduate level Nurse Practitioner programLicensure:NP: Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the state of North Carolina and approval to practice as an NPPA: Licensure as a Physician Assistant in the state of North Carolina.
PA: National Commission on Certification of PAs (NCCPA) certification is required
NP: National certification as an NP
Primary hours will be flexible to cover the needs of the service. Schedule will be coverage of seven days / week, with each provide cover fourteen 12 hours shifts per month. Schedule may be modified by the clinical or leadership team to fit clinical needs of the service.
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