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Nurse Practitioner - Trauma (25846)

Suburban Hospital Type Full time Posted 7/15/2014
Salary - n/a - Starts 7/22/2014
MD - Maryland (All) - Bethesda Referral - n/a -    

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JOB SUMMARY
• An advanced practice registered nurse practitioner with clinical expertise in in-patient medical  nursing who performs daily evaluations of trauma patients with consultation and collaboration from supervisory surgeons(s) within the framework of jointly approved protocols. 
• Nurse practitioner is additionally involved in education, consultation and research at various levels.

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS/PREFERENCES:
• Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing
• MSN
• Graduate of an accredited Nurse Practitioner program

Licensure/Certification/Registration:
• Current licensure as a Nurse Practitioner in the State of Maryland RN License Maryland State Board of Nursing 
• Certification as a Nurse Practitioner by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
• Basic life support certified
• Advanced cardiac life support certification desired
• Advanced Trauma Life support certification desired
EXPERIENCE/REQUIREMENTS:
• Comfortable with medical management of trauma patients.
• Trauma experience desirable.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
• Requires effective customer service and organizational skills.
• Requires ability to communicate via documentation, telephone, computer and directly.
• Requires math, reading, adaptability, logic, technical and typing/word-processing skills.
• Requires knowledge or specialized equipment.

 

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