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APP Neuro Critical Care

Company: Regions Hospital
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Job Description:

Regions/RHSC has an opportunity avaialble for a Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner interested in a position in Neuroscience. The Advanced Practice Practitioner (APP) for Neurology (Stroke) and Neuro Critical Care is primarily responsible for assisting the staff physicians in the care of patients with stroke and neuro critical care needs in the Intensive Care Units and on hospital floors. The APP will initiate and independently perform medical assessments, initiate and evaluate care under the sponsorship of a staff physician.

In addition, the APP will provide day to day coordination and continuity to patients and nurses to ensure efficient utilization of physician resources while providing timely and safe care to patients on the service. This will require developing a work plan every day that matches patient priority to available resources. The APP provides medical care for patients in a variety of inpatient settings throughout the hospital. The APP is responsible for the entirety of patient care, including obtaining patient history, conducting physical exams, and order and interpreting labs and imaging. APPs will use strong communication skills to coordinate care within an inter-disciplinary team, as well as creating a meaningful connection with patients and their family members. The APP will develop and communicate transfer plans and/or discharge plans of care to the patients, family members and receiving teams if the patient is transferred.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education:

  • Graduate of a Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner Program.

Experience:

Licensure/ Registration/ Certification:

  • Current registration to practice as a Physician Assistant in Minnesota plus current national certification by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistant OR Licensed as a Registered Nurse by the State of Minnesota plus current Nurse Practitioner certification.
  • Current BLS and ACLS certification.

  • Current DEA certification.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Education:

  • Master's Degree preferred.

Experience:

  • Experience as an independently practicing APP preferred.
  • 1-2 years previous experience in neuroscience (neurology and/or neurosurgery); and/or critical care experience preferred.

Keywords: Regions Hospital, St. Paul , APP Neuro Critical Care, Other , Saint Paul, Minnesota

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