Clinical Practice & Management of Care: The main duties of this position are to work with a team of general surgeons to provide high quality, safe therapeutic care, under physician supervision, in accordance with nurse practitioner licensure regulations of the Commonwealth of Virginia, and as delineated in the written Scope of Practice/Protocol for Nurse Practitioner. See patients pre- and post-operatively to ensure continuity of care; write pre- and post-operative progress notes, write orders, call consultants, and discuss cases with attending surgeons as needed. Coordinate and direct appropriate outpatient follow-up, assess patients for pain management prior to and after intervention, perform minor surgical procedures as need be. Prescribe medications in accordance with state guidelines. Perform other duties that align with outpatient support of surgical patients as needed.
Teamwork: Communicate effectively and work collaboratively with others. Demonstrate respect for and understanding of other clinical disciplines, and use an integrated approach to achieve desired patient outcomes. Participate in Quality/Best Practice initiatives by utilizing standards and guidelines for cost-effective care delivery in order to continuously improve patient care and enhance outcomes.
Professional Development: Ensure improvements in practice settings by assuming responsibility for self-development in life-long learning. Provide direction and guidance to others regarding practice, serve as a resource, and mentor. Leadership skills demonstrated through decision making and problem solving.
Internal Number: 40889BR
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