Abdominal Transplant Nocturnist APP / Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner
Duke University Health System
Location: Durham, North Carolina
Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Internal Number: 200248
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ABDOMINAL TRANSPLANT APP NOCTURNIST NP or PA
***Nights only position***
The Duke Abdominal Transplant Surgery Advanced Practice Provider (NP or PA-C) provides direct patient care services for surgically and medically ill adult, adolescent and pediatric patients on an a unit in Duke Hospital, the DMP or in the clinic in collaboration with surgeons. The NP or PA performs physical exams, collects and documents data, conducts diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, orders and schedules laboratory studies and professional consultations, prescribes appropriate interventions and medications, coordinates the care and discharge of patients, may assist in the operating room and provides direct patient care services. The Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant contributes to excellence in patient care, research, teaching and provides leadership in the organization. This position has no operating room responsibilities.
PA: Graduate of Masters Degree Physician Assistant Program accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA) or its predecessor agencies.
NP: Gradiate of Masters or DNP Acute Care Nurse Practitioner program. (ACNP or AGACNP)
PA: Licensed to practice medicine in the state of North Carolina
NP: Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the state of North Carolina and approval to practice as an NP
PA: National Commission on Certification of PAs (NCCPA) certification is required.
NP: National certification as an Acute Care NP preferred but will consider alternative certification in conjunction with relevant inpatient transplant experience.
Preferred 1-2 years of APP experience in a high acuity, inpatient setting.
Primary hours will be FOURTEEN 12-hour shifts covering 7 days a week/365 days per year. This position is NIGHT ONLY (6pm-6am) and is eligible for night differential pay. Flexibility is required to meet clinical needs of the service.
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