APP Hospitalist - NP or PA - Duke Regional Hospital - Full Time Nocturnist
Duke University Health System
Location: Durham, North Carolina
Internal Number: 233103
Duke Regional Hospital offers the personal touch and hometown feel of a community hospital while serving as an essential arm of internationally recognized Duke University Health System. Duke Regional has served Durham, Orange, Person, Granville and Alamance counties for more than 45 years. To be successful at caring for our community and have a strong reputation among patients who seek our care, we have 3,500 team members who work together to provide exceptional, compassionate and equitable healthcare 24/7. We are a place of learning and acceptance for team members just starting their careers, as well as an institution of family culture and professional development for employees who have served for decades in our hospital units. Duke Regional has 388 inpatient beds and offers a comprehensive range of medical, surgical and diagnostic services, including orthopedics, weight-loss surgery, women's services, and heart and vascular services. We also offer care at our Duke Rehabilitation Institute, Davis Ambulatory Surgical Center, Duke Ambulatory Surgery Center Arringdon, Health Services Center, and Duke Behavioral Health Center North Durham. In fiscal year 2021, Duke Regional Hospital admitted 16,422 patients, performed 18,152 surgeries and welcomed 2,673 babies into the world. U.S. News & World Report ranked Duke Regional Hospital as #9 in North Carolina and #4 in the Raleigh-Durham area for 2021-22. The Human Rights Campaign consistently names us a Healthcare Equality Leader, and we are a Joint Commission-accredited and Magnet-designated hospital.
Duke Nursing Highlights:
Duke University Health System is designated as a Magnet organization
Nurses from each hospital are consistently recognized each year as North Carolina's Great 100 Nurses.
Duke University Health System was awarded the American Board of Nursing Specialties Award for Nursing Certification Advocacy for being strong advocates of specialty nursing certification.
Duke University Health System has 6000 + registered nurses
Quality of Life: Living in the Triangle!
Relocation Assistance (based on eligibility)
APP HOSPITALIST MEDICINE
Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant
Job Location - Duke Regional Hospital
Hospitalist APP Providers in the Hospital Medicine Department are clinicians who provide clinical care for patients admitted at Duke University Health System hospitals. They support surgical and specialty services through consultative general internal medicine practice, as well as teach staff, graduate medical trainees, and medical students on inpatient educational rotations.
Job Duties and Responsibilities
Hospitalist APP Providers will engage in direct patient care activities and medical/clinical practice as the principal component of his/her overall professional responsibility within the Department. Patient care activities will include, but are not be limited to the following:
Assessment, evaluation, diagnostic determination, on-going treatment and clinical management of patients
When necessary make referral for consultation
Direct care planning
Order medications and therapeutic treatments when warranted
Conduct risk assessment
When appropriate, make determination of readiness and planning for discharge for inpatients in your care.
Direct contact and consultation with patient family members, friends, advocates, and others to ensure effective communication of patient status and care plans, and to encourage/ support an open visitor-friendly environment within the hospital environment.
Extensive and on-going communications with community primary care physicians who routinely manage the care of patients currently in your care within the hospital
Day-to-day patient contact/rounding/care management that actively encourages and includes professional input from all members of the patient care team
Completes all clinical and professional records and documentation accurately and in a timely manner to assure compliance with local, state and federal regulatory, licensure and accreditation requirements.
Work to create a positive work culture within cross-departmental teams
Align your work with other Hospital Medicine initiatives.
Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.
Job Eligibility Requirements
PA: Graduate of ARC accredited Physician Assistant Program
NP: Graduate of MSN or DNP Nurse Practitioner Program for adult care
NP: AGACNP, ACNP, AGNP, FNP
PA: Current unrestricted medical license issued by NCMB with authorization to practice as a PA.
NP: Current unrestricted RN license issued by NCBON with authorization to practice as a NP.
Both: Federal and State prescriptive authority
Current ACLS certification required before hire
Inpatient APP experience is required.
Physical and mental requirements:
Able to clearly articulate scope of practice and practices within those guidelines as an NP/PA in the state of North Carolina and within the Duke University Health System (DUHS)
Able to independently seek out resources and work collaboratively to solve complex problems
Able to communicate clearly with patients, families, visitors, healthcare team, physicians, administrators, leadership, and others
Able to use sensory and cognitive functions to process and prioritize information, perform health assessments, treatment, and follow-up
Able to use fine motor skills
Able to record activities, document assessments, and interventions; prepare reports and presentations.
Able to use computer and learn new software programs
Able to provide leadership in clinical area of expertise and in meeting organizational goals
Able to navigate the Hospital and DUHS to provide clinical expertise to specific patient populations
Able to withstand prolonged standing and walking with the ability to move or lift at least fifty pounds
Able to remain focused and organized
Able to work collaboratively with all levels of personnel
Shifts 7P - 7A;
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