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Nurse Practitioner (Nurse Practitioner )

Company: 11th Hour Service
Location: Providence
Posted on: March 13, 2023

Job Description:

Emergency Medicine opening in Providence, Rhode Island. responsible for practicing emergency medicine in an Emergency Department setting. An Emergency Department Advanced Practice Provider (APP) will provide diagnostic, therapeutic, and preventive healthcare services. Advanced Practice Providers will take medical histories, examine and treat patients, order and interpret laboratory tests and x-rays, and make diagnoses. They will also perform diagnostic/therapeutic procedures and treat minor injuries, by suturing, splinting, and casting Primary responsibilities are as follows: All patients who present for care will be assessed for an emergency medical condition under the criteria embodied in EMTALA Perform initial evaluations and treatment with a concurrent evaluation by the ED Staff Physician Perform treatment for critical care patients if the ED Staff Physician is physically present in exam room during the time of evaluation Conduct history and physical exam on patients in the emergency department and dictate patient's records Draw blood Venous and arterial (ABG) excluding femoral draws Start IV lines Insertion of foley catheters Order appropriate respiratory therapy Issuance of prescription medications Order and preliminary interpretation of laboratory studies Request support devices including medical/surgical consults, radiological studies, and case management Epistaxis control Cauterizing Anterior packing Fluorescein staining Removal of foreign body Perform incisions and drainage Insertion and removal of NG tubes Local and digital never anesthesia Minor wound management/suturing Slit lamp evaluation General triage May perform specialized and supervised procedures if privileged to do so Attends internal/external meetings/conferences/training opportunities related to areas of responsibility Must maintain professional behavior The qualifications for this job are as follows: Master's degree in either a Nurse Practitioner (NP) or Physician Assistant (PA) program Minimum of 1-2 experience in an emergency department setting National Certifying Commission of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) certificate or equivalent NP certificate Satisfactory completion of approved training program and certification by National Licensing Boards for PA/NP Must be a credentialed member of the RI Hospital Medical Staff Ability to handle confidential information in a professional manner Ability to prioritize and multi-task Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills Must have proficient computer skills specific to the MS suite Successful candidate must submit to a background release form, demonstrate proof of being free from disqualifying information and must possess a driver's license and access to an insured vehicle as some transportation may be required. Benefits: Offers excellent benefits package, medical and dental, vision, employer-paid life insurance, long-term disability, paid time off, paid holidays and generous 403(b) retirement plan. Shift: 4- 10 hours, no overnights All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, veteran or disabled status. EOE/F/M/Vet/Disabled

Keywords: 11th Hour Service, Providence , Nurse Practitioner (Nurse Practitioner ), Healthcare , Providence, Rhode Island

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