Surgical Advanced Practice Clinician

Novant - Winston-Salem, NC (30+ days ago)3.7

Overview Novant Health is seeking an Advanced Practice Clinician (APC) to provide patient care in a clinic and/or hospital setting in specialized areas, under the supervision and direction of a licensed physician. Responsibilities include performance of various but standardized tasks requiring considerable experience and training which does not constitute the practice of medicine, and would otherwise be performed by a physician. #JoinTeamAubergine #NovantHealth. Let Novant Health be the destination for your professional growth.

Qualifications Qualifications:
  • Education: Masters of Physician Assistant Studies, Masters of Nurse Practitioner, or similar degree conferred by an accredited program, such as NCCPA and ARC-PA.
  • Experience: One year of experience working in general or other surgical subspecialty, emergency/inpatient medicine or comparable experience. Minimum of three years' experience preferred.
  • Licensure/registration/certification: NC certification as a physician assistant or nurse practitioner required. NC DEA license required. BLS required.
  • Additional skills required: Ability to successfully complete generic and department-specific skills validation and competency testing. Proficient in the performance of clinic and bedside general surgery procedures, including but not limited to laceration repair, incision and drainage of large abscesses, punch biopsies, removal of superficial skin lesions is a must. The candidate must be comfortable working in the operating room, clinic and surgical wards. Thorough skill in obtaining a surgical history and conducting a physical examination is a must. Must be comfortable writing complete daily progress notes, consultation notes, and writing discharge summaries. Communication skills, both verbal and written, general computer knowledge is preferred; ability to work independently, yet in collaboration with physicians, nurses and care team. Ability to use problem-solving, decision making, and creative thinking skills. Must be able to work in a fast-paced, rapidly changing clinical environment. Must participate in call rotation.

Responsibilities It is the responsibility of every Novant Health team member to deliver the most remarkable patient experience in every dimension, every time. Our team members are part of an environment that fosters team work, team member engagement and community involvement. The successful team member has a commitment to leveraging diversity and inclusion in support of quality care. All Novant Health team members are responsible for fostering a safe patient environment driven by the principles of "First Do No Harm".