PA / NP for Hospital-Based Facial Trauma Service (Full time or Part Time)

Company Details

Trauma and Emergency Subspecialty Surgeons

Job Description:

  • Unique PA/NP opportunity to join a multidisciplinary (Facial Trauma, ENT, Maxillofacial) hospital-based trauma service. This position offers specialized training for any PA/NP interested in furthering their education, by caring for an assortment of complex facial trauma and other facial subspecialty patients with a group of well-trained surgeons.

Requirements: Self-directed and highly organized PA or NP licensed in Colorado.

Preferences:

  • Experience with hospital-based patient care.
  • Experience as surgical assistant.
  • Experience w/service lines: Facial Plastics, ENT, and Oral Surgery.
  • Current privileges at HCA facilities (priority Swedish Medical Center).

You will function as a mid-level provider for a surgical and acute care multispecialty hospital call group. TESS (Trauma and Emergency Subspecialty Surgeons) is a multispecialty (Facial Trauma, ENT, Oral Surgery, Ophthalmology) group that handles the on-call trauma panels at Swedish Medical Center, Sky Ridge Medical Center, Medical Center of Aurora, North Colorado Medical Center, UC Highlands Ranch, and Littleton Adventist Hospital. TESS has over thirty providers (MD, DDS, DO) that cover the different specialties at each hospital. When on-call, our providers cover multiple hospitals simultaneously.

The role of our PA/NP is to assist our on-call providers while they are covering multiple hospitals in addition to operating their private offices. This includes responding to initial ED and in-patient hospital consults; Triaging the consults for the on-call provider; Acting as first assist on surgical cases; Repairing complex lacerations in the hospital or ED; Rounding on post-operative patients; Coordinating/overseeing the discharge of these patients from the hospital.

CLINICAL

  • Service Lines: Facial Trauma, ENT, Oral Surgery, and Ophthalmology.
  • Work Week: Flexible schedule depending on part-time vs full-time and desired job schedule.
  • Triage ED patients, floor consults. Communicate with requesting physician, nurse, patient and/or patient family, and consulting TESS provider.
  • Schedule OR trips; Updating H+P; Ordering pre-op labs, and medications; Confirming NPO status; Writing post-op and discharge orders; Discharge summary.
  • Surgical first-assist on TESS patients taken to the OR.
  • Independently treating complex facial lacerations with physician oversite.
  • Daily rounds on post-surgical, and in-patients. Coordinating care with consulting TESS surgeon and providing documentation in the chart. Preparing patient for discharge, including patient education, and coordinating out-patient follow-up with consultant.

ADMINISTRATIVE * Act as a liaison between TESS service line Medical Directors and hospital service line coordinators to assure adequate equipment, OR times, OR staffing, equipment for ER and floor consults.

  • Meet with other hospital service lines with the end point of improving TESS relations and services.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: $40,000.00 – $120,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • Continuing education credits
  • Flexible schedule
  • Malpractice insurance
  • Paid time off

Medical Specialty:

  • Emergency Medicine
  • Hospital Medicine
  • Surgery

Physical Setting:

  • Acute care
  • Hospital
  • Inpatient

Schedule:

  • Day shift
  • Evening shift
  • On call
  • Weekend availability

License/Certification:

  • Certified Nurse Practitioner (Preferred)

Work Location: On the road

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