Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant - Orthopedic

Location: Somerset, NJ
Date Posted: 07-10-2016
Job Title:   Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant - Orthopedic
Location:   Somerset, NJ.
Duration:   Full Time
Salary:      Competitive
 
Job Description:
The Physician Assistant is responsible for assisting the supervising physician(s) within the supervising physician's normal course of practice to provide quality care for patients and to increase patient access and satisfaction. Standard tasks to be performed by a physician assistant under Direct Supervision to include:
Assess patients
Obtain comprehensive patient histories and perform physical exams
Order and perform routine diagnostic procedures
Develop and implement treatment plans
Monitor the effectiveness of therapeutic interventions
Provide instruction to meet patient needs
Institute and change orders on patient charts as directed by the supervising physician
 
NJ APN/RN license or PA license required. BLS required, ACLS preferred. APN or PA for orthopedic surgical program. Must be able to reduce fractures in ER and have minimum two years' experience in acute care setting; preferably in the orthopedic medicine specialty
 
 
Candidate Details:
2+ to 5 years experience
Minimum Education - Professional Degree
 
 
Skills and Certifications:
NJ APN/RN license or PA license required
BLS required
ACLS preferred
Must be able to reduce fractures in ER
Must have a minimum of two years' experience in acute care setting.
 
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