Resurgens Orthopaedics

  • Nurse Practitioner

    Job Location US-GA-Atlanta
    Job ID
    2018-2965
  • Overview

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    Provides primary health care, performs selective medical services, and assists in surgery under the direction of the clinic physicians and under the Georgia Composite State Medical Board’s Basic Job Description provisions.

     

      

    This opportunity is at our St. Joseph's location. 

     

      

     

    Responsibilities

    • Obtain complete pre-operative medical history and physical data regarding surgery patients.
    • Acquire proper surgical equipment and hardware needed to perform scheduled surgical procedures.
    • Assist in surgery, which may include first assist, deep and superficial tissue closures, application of appliances and any other action delegated by the surgeon.
    • Conduct hospital rounds, evaluate and clarify clinical conditions, formulate and implement a treatment or therapeutic plan for hospitalized patients.
    • Dictate discharge summaries, histories and physicals.
    • Maintain a log of all surgical procedures, for documentation and billing purposes.
    • Take first call for the physician, which may include: deciding to admit, arrange surgical intervention, schedule emergency surgery, radiologic procedures, write orders, permits, and appraisement of the case to the physician. 
    • Make emergency room evaluations and inpatient consultations.

     

    Clinic Assistance

    • Perform complete physical exams, pre-operative and post-operative evaluations, and record findings.
    • Order and interpret diagnostic studies (i.e. x-rays, MRIs, CTs and serum/join fluid labs, Dexa Scans, Vascular Doppler)
    • Establish a diagnosis, determine a treatment plan, implement the necessary ancillaries, order additional and selective studies or laboratory evaluations.
    • Consult with specialists and interventional physicians, as predicated by the case’s diagnosis and severity.
    • Assist in reduction of fractures and dislocations.
    • Provide minor office surgical care (i.e. toenail removal, suturing)
    • Apply and remove casts, splints, and immobilizing devices, remove sutures or staples, change dressings, on patients and draw up injections. 
    • Administer injections, immunizations, oral medications, aspirations of joints, suture wounds, wound debridement, and other clinic procedures.
    • Prepare written prescription orders for drugs and controlled substances and authorize prescription refills.
    • Assist physicians in the application of specialized orthopaedic devices.  Fit and measure for braces and orthopaedic devices.
    • Instruct patient and personal representatives regarding medications and treatment instructions and provides patient education in the use of crutches, canes, and other orthopaedic devices.
    • Assist physicians by recording patient progress notes and transcribe orders.
    • Triage patient telephone calls, answer questions and provide consultation and education to the patient and personal representatives. 
    • Provide monitoring and continuity of care.  
    • Perform independent evaluations and treatment procedures in emergency situations.

    Administrative Responsibilities

    • Provide supporting documentation and coding information for all health care services provided.
    • Attend required meetings and participate in committees as requested. 
    • Participate in professional development activities and maintain professional affiliations.
    • Protect patient privacy in compliance with HIPAA Privacy Regulations.

     

     

     

    Qualifications

    • Minimum bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university, Masters’ degree a plus, one to two years related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience. 
    • Graduate of an accredited Advance Nurse Practioner program. 
    • Operating room experience.
    • Certification from the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Program, State of Georgia – Georgia Board of Nursing Registered Professional Nurse licensure with the NP designation, CSBME, CPR certification required, ACLS and/or ATLS recommended.

    We are excited to share that we have been nominated as a Top WorkPlace in Atlanta for the past 8 years! Click on the icon below to learn more about this distincation & follow us on LinkedIn to learn more about our company culture. 

     

     

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