Nurse Practitioner - Vascular Surgery

Employer
Tower Health
Location
Reading, PA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Nov 11, 2019
Closes
Nov 15, 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Overview

Energetic Nurse Practitioner is being sought to join a 6 physician practice of peripheral vascular surgery. Although experience in that specialty or in a cardiac/cardiac surgical practice is preferred, we are prepared to train the less experienced practitioner in the care of the vascular patient.

Duties will include evaluation and management of new and established patients in both the inpatient and outpatient areas. Outpatient responsibilities will include follow up evaluation and management of established patients and evaluation of new patients to the practice. Hospital duties will include coverage for the nurse coordinator of the practice.

This will require the need for independent thinking as well as working closely with the vascular physicians and interacting with the office-based nurses.

Although the practice of peripheral vascular surgery centers on diseases of the arterial, venous, and lymphatic system, the treatment options are myriad encompassing conservative management, endovascular care, and operative treatment of a broad array of clinical conditions. This leads to an exciting and stimulating medical career with terrific opportunities for personal education and satisfaction and subsequent career enhancement.

Job Summary

The Nurse Practitioner is an active member of the multidisciplinary team focusing and coordinating care for their departmental or disease centric specialty. The Nurse Practitioner coordinates the care of the population seen in their specific department and or center.

Qualifications

Education Requirements

* 4 year / Bachelor's Degree: BSN (Required)

* High School Diploma or GED (Required)

* Master's Degree: MSN; Nursing from an accredited nurse practitioner program (Required)

2 year / Associate Degree: Area of Departmental Expertise (Preferred)

Certification and Licensure Requirements

* Any applicable board Certification (Required)

* BLS CERTIFICATION (Required)

* CRNP Prescriptive Authority Commonwealth of PA (Required)

* PA CERTIFIED REGISTERED NURSE PRACTITIONER LICENSE (Required)

* PA REGISTERED NURSE LICENSE (Required)

ACLS CERTIFICATION (Preferred)

Experience and Skills

* 1-3 Years Independent Practice experience (Required)

1-3 Years Department Specific Practice Experience (Preferred)

Required Skills: Excellent Communications Skills, Excellent Interpersonal Skills, General Clerical Skills,

Microsoft Word, Multi Line Telephone Operational Skills, Working knowledge of or the ability to learn an

Electronic Medical Record system quickly

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