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Advanced Practice Professional-Orthopaedics-Hand Surgery -85001

West Virginia University
West Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Jul 26, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Medicine, Nursing, Other Health & Medicine
Employment Type
Full Time
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POSITION SUMMARY : The Advance Practice Professional (APP) is an individual with clinical and medical skills, and expertise in the care of orthopedic, hand & upper extremity patients. The APP completes comprehensive patient health evaluations (including biological, social and psychological assessments), taking into account the patient’s co-morbid conditions and overall disposition in collaboration with the appropriate clinical/faculty team. The APP assesses and coordinates the educational and psychosocial needs of the patient and caretakers. The APP develops and reviews the plan of care with the other members of the clinical team, participates in directing that care, and coordinates discharge planning/and or follow-up (as applicable). The APP participates in the education of residents and medical/nursing students and performs diagnostic procedures and therapeutic procedures.

Provide healthcare services consistent with state law and the requirements of the professional licensing or certification authority and/or hospital privileges, where applicable. Such service may include, but are not limited to.

Minimum Qualifications:

Nurse Practitioner:
- Graduate of a CCNE accredited nursing program with Master’s Degree in Nursing
-National Certification by one of the recognized APRN Certification Centers
-Licensure, or eligibility for licensure, as a professional Registered Nurse and Advanced Practice Registered Nurse in West Virginia
-BLS Certification required with additional Advanced Life Support training at the discretion of the department
- Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) at the discretion of the department
- RNFA certification
-Eligible and talented new graduates will be considered

Physician Assistant:
- Bachelor’s Degree as Physician Assistant, or Master’s Degree as Physician Assistant required
- Graduate of an ARC-PA approved Physician Assistant (PA) training program required
- Certification by the National Commission for Certification of Physician Assistants required
-Must be licensed or eligible for licensure by the WV Board of Medicine or WV Board of Osteopathic Medicine
-BLS Certification required with additional Advanced Life Support training at the discretion of the department.3
-Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) at the discretion of the department
- Eligible and talented new graduates will be considered

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Advanced Practice Professional - Orthopaedics, Hand Surgery

Notes To Applicants

This position will have autonomous clinic to provide hand screening visits to free up surgeon’s schedule for true surgical planning and float to OR as first assist.

  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
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  • The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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