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Nurse Practitioner OR Physician Assistant - Spine

Gothenburg, NE 69138

Job Type: Advanced Practice Practitioners (Physician Assistant) Job Number: KAM124183

Job Description

Full-time Spine NP/PA needed at a top facility in western Nebraska!
(Reference Code: KAM)

- Mix of inpatient and outpatient: 70% outpatient with regular hospital consults and surgery cases
- Work week is typically 3-4 days in clinic for mid-level
- Midlevel provider  is expected to assist physician in all surgery cases and follow patient care post-surgery, both in the hospital setting and in the provider practice setting
- Number of patients seen per day – for the salary being offered, midlevel provider is expected to see patients in the practice setting in conjunction with the provider, with growth in the area of managing patients who are medically stable or need follow-up from surgical procedures to allow increased access to new patients on the provider schedule.
- Office Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Expectation is that mid-level would start seeing patients before 9 a.m. daily.
- Hospital consults – Approximately 4-6 per week

Staff available -- Full-time office manager, 1 full-time RN, full-time diagnostic imaging tech for surgery and POC imaging, full-time office assistant
Staffing expectations -- RN or MA specific to PA would be considered with volume justification
Call Expectations – participate in call in conjunction with provider; meet daily consults on in-patient units and hospital ER
How long is the wait for an appointment – 1 – 2 weeks

Disorders we treat
* Arthritis of the spine
* Degenerative disk disease
* Radiculapathy
* Sciatica
* Scoliosis
* Slipped disk
* Spinal instability
* Spinal stenosis
* Spondylolisthesis
* Strains and sprains

For those individuals who do not respond well to aggressive nonsurgical care, our multidisciplinary spine team offers some of the most current and advanced surgical solutions to treat spinal conditions:
* Micro-discectomy for lumbar disk herniations
* Vertebroplasty and kyphoplasty for vertebral compression fractures
* Cervical discectomy and fusion for cervical disk herniations

* Reconstructive surgery of the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine, including disk replacement
* Degenerative conditions of the spine
* Spinal trauma
* Scoliosis surgery
* Spinal tumor

Salary will depend on experience - FIRST ASSIST EXPERIENCE NEEDED
Full Benefits offered along with 4% matching 401K and STD
Tuition Reimbursement Program
Credentialing Time Frame: 30 days

For more information, please submit your resume for review!!

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Katherine Marano
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Katherine recruits and places healthcare professionals into full time permanent positions across the country. She works closely with laboratory professionals, and would love to address your hiring needs and help fulfill your career goals!

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