The Advanced Practice Provider (APP) is a faculty member credentialed and privileged as a Physician Assistant (PA) or an Advanced Practice Nurse (APN).
Providing inpatient care and follow-up of assigned patients from OR to admission, and through discharge
Rounding on a daily basis with the faculty, developing and implementing, in conjunction with faculty physicians, clinical plans of care and/or protocols for inpatients on the Vascular Surgery service with common conditions/diagnoses/procedures
Educating the house staff and nursing unit staff on these protocols, with the goal of enhancing quality of care, enhancing quality of patient services, and decreasing length of inpatient stay; participating with hospital/unit staff in evaluating results of these protocols and continually improving effectiveness
Working actively with hospital and unit staff to rapidly develop and implement discharge plans for inpatients on the Vascular Surgery service and to address length of stay issues
Promoting and maintaining health of inpatients on the Vascular Surgery service through the use of ancillary services, educational materials, and counseling of patients and families
Providing resident and intern training/education in utilization of plans of care to improve patient services and outcomes of treatment
Providing and/or participating in clinical in-service training and staff educational programs for the inpatient service
Providing teaching of Vascular surgical and diagnostic treatments to medical students, interns, residents, inpatient general surgery nursing staff, and other Division support staff on the inpatient and/or outpatient service
Providing and/or participating in clinical in-services and staff educational programs for the outpatient and inpatient Vascular Surgery service
Training Vascular Residents and staff in endoscopic vein harvest procedures
Masters Degree as required by specific Advanced Practice Provider role
Two years of clinical experience
Current BLS Certification
Leadership and motivational attributes
Analytical and organizational skills
Excellent communication skills
Customer Satisfaction aptitude
Professional in appearance and manner
Ability to build goodwill through positive interaction with patients and patient families, facility staff, referring physicians and NHCG staff
Wound Care experience
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