Penn State Health Nurse Practitioner - Orthopaedics in Hershey, Pennsylvania
Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Work Type: Full Time
Hours: 12pm to 8pm (M-F)
Recruiter: Please contact Jill Brubaker at firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information
Penn State Health Bone and Joint Institute is looking to hire Advanced Practice Provider(s) to cover a new Injury Clinic, slated to open Spring/Summer 2020. The Injury clinic will be open for patients from 12pm- 7pm, with x-ray on site. This position will provide access to acute orthopaedic injuries in a “walk-in” environment. Position to be filled by one full-time provider, or split between part-time APPs.
The ideal candidate would have previous experience seeing orthopaedic patients as an APP, be energetic and independent. Candidate should be able to see all age populations.
The NP is an expert in pathophysiology, physical assessment and diagnosis, pharmacology and exercises authority in health promotion and disease management. The NP functions as a member of a multidisciplinary health care team and provides a wide range of patient services to a specific patient population across the continuum of health care. By utilizing the nursing process, scientific reasoning and critical problem solving, NPs practice within the scope of responsibilities and prescriptive authority defined by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing and the Medical Staff Executive at the Penn State Hershey Medical Center.
Masters Degree in Nursing with clinical specialization required.
Two years work experience as a RN required.
Current licensed to practice as a CRNP by Pennsylvania Board of Nurse Examiners required.
Must have demonstrated effective skills in consultation.
Certification as an NP in the area of practice specialization is preferred.
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Union: Non Bargained