APP Neuro Critical Care
Company: Regions Hospital
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: June 7, 2021
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.
- Graduate of a Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner
Licensure/ Registration/ Certification:
- Master's Degree preferred.
- 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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