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Neurosurgery Physician Assistant / Nurse Practitioner

Hyannis, MA 02601

Job Type: Advanced Practice Practitioners (Physician Assistant) Job Number: KMC72182

We are seeking an NP/PA to join our neurosurgery team in the beautiful Cape Cod, MA! Come join our highly regarded health care team who is recognized as one of America’s Top 15 healthcare systems.

 

Job Description:

Advanced Practice Clinician -

Purpose of Position: Provide patient care and medical services to neurosurgical patients in the outpatient setting as well as supporting care of the neurosurgical patient in operating room emergency department and inpatient units 

 

Description:

  • Performing comprehensive and problem focused histories and physical examinations, interpret, laboratory and diagnostic tests.
  • Interpret and correlate subjective and objective data. Formulate a differential diagnosis and establish a working diagnosis.
  • Develop a treatment plan for neurosurgical conditions within the scope of practice and in conjunction with supervising neurosurgeon.
  • Implement therapeutic intervention for specific conditions requiring consultation, referral, or evaluation by the supervising neurosurgeon or other healthcare professionals.
  • Provider first assistant in surgery under the direct supervision of the supervising neurosurgeon 
  • Provide consultation and follow-up to both inpatient and emergency room patients. Rounds on hospitalized patients. Performs admission history and physicals and well a discharge planning and follow up.
  • Provide evaluation and ongoing management of neurosurgical outpatient care.
  • Present patient to the supervising neurosurgeon when appropriate and assist to formulate a treatment plan, order appropriate radiographic studies and perform office procedures such as staple/suture removal, wound management, and adjust programmable shunts and pumps,.
  • Evaluate postoperative patients and routine follow-up visits.
  • Support surgical decision making process under collaboration with neurosurgeon
  • Coordinate ancillary care including referral to pain management and therapy services.
  • Be available to see those patients that require a same-day office visit.
  • Return phone calls from patients, handle prescription refills, review radiographic and laboratory reports for abnormalities. Review x-rays, MRIs, CT scans of hospitalized and office patients with supervising neurosurgeon.
  • Serve as a resource to office based nursing and clinical team.

  • Provide patient education as necessary part of treatment plan.

  • Performs other functions as required.

 

Consistently provides service excellence to all patients, family members, visitors, volunteers and co-workers in a manner that reflects MACC’s commitment to CARES: compassion, accountability, respect, excellence and service.

 

 

Qualifications:

  • Graduation from a program for physician assistants or nurse practitioner approved by the Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation (CAHEA) of the American Medical Association, and

  • Baccalaureate degree or two (2) years working experience as a Certified Physician Assistant or nurse practitioner.

  • One to three years’ experience in neurosurgery preferred. 

  • Surgical First Assist Certification preferred as necessary

 

 

Schedule Details: 40 hrs, Mon-Fri, 8 Hr. Shifts, Hrs. btw. 7a-6p 

 

 

We offer competitive compensation and benefits, flexible family-friendly scheduling, and the opportunity to advance your career while staying within the system.  Our comprehensive benefit package is designed to support your career and personal life, so that you can focus on taking good care of others. 

For more details on this position please submit your resume for review!

 

 


JOB # KC2312

 

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Kristin Campbell
Healthcare Recruiter

Hello! Thanks for checking out my job openings. I specialize in recruiting and placing healthcare professionals into full time permanent positions nationwide. I work with top hospitals/clients on Physician, Advanced Level Practitioners, Therapy, Nurses, Nurse Leadership, Laboratory, and other Allied Health Recruitment. I look forward to placing you into a long term satisfying career!

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