Neurosurgery Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner at Ascension in Austin, TX

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Physician Assistant or APRN Nurse Practitioner, Neurosurgery " FT/PT/PRN schedules available " Sites are various Ascension Seton locations across Texas

Why join Ascension?

When you join Ascension and Ascension Medical Group, you are entering a partnership where physician engagement and experience is recognized as a key driver of delivering excellent patient care.

Your practice will be supported by a robust practice management platform, proven administrative and revenue cycle management services and some of the most current and physician-friendly EHRs on the market.

Physicians benefit from significant professional opportunities, career advancement, training and competitive wages.

What You Will Do

APP at times will be will be working 1:1 with a neurosurgeon. Requirements include rounding on inpatients, assisting in surgery, seeing new consults, and seeing patients in clinic.ÂGood communication skills and ability to work/adapt in a busy neurosurgical practice. Neurosurgery or related experience strongly required. Surgical first assisting experience strongly preferred. Acute Care Certification or Clinical Nurse Specialist with acute care training/educational component required. Holidays may be required in coordination with other APP team members.

Responsibilities:

  • Obtains patient history and performs assessment via observation, interview and examination. Orders, performs and interprets diagnostic studies. Performs preventative health assessments, screening, immunizations and patient care.
  • Provides direct treatment and management of health conditions via prescriptive authority or referral to other healthcare providers or community resources.
  • Counsels and educates patients and their families/caregivers concerning preventative health, treatment options and community resources.
  • Documents delivery of health care and nursing processes in accordance with specific specialty area standards and network nursing policy.

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):
    • Nurse PractitionerÂcredentialed from theÂTexas Board of NursingÂ.ÂÂ
    • LicensedÂRegistered NurseÂcredentialed from theÂTexas Board of Nursing
    • Acute Care Certification or Clinical Nurse Specialist with acute care training/educational component required
  • Preferred Credential(s):
    • BLS ProviderÂcredentialed from theÂAmerican Heart Association (AHA).Â
    • Drug Enforcement AdminÂcredentialed from theÂDrug Enforcement Administration.Â

Education:

  • DiplomaÂ
    • Master's degree of Nursing required

Work Experience:

  • Not accepting applications for new graduates
  • Surgical first assisting experience a strongly preferredÂ
  • Neurosurgery experience or related experience preferredÂ
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