UC Davis Health System

Colorectal Surgery NP (43945200)
Location: Sacramento, California - United States
Posted: 11/13/2017

Colorectal Surgery NP

The Department of Surgery encompasses a wide variety of surgical specialties. These include bariatric surgery, burn surgery, colorectal surgery, cardiothoracic surgery, gastrointestinal surgery, endocrine surgery, pediatric surgery, plastic surgery, transplant surgery, trauma, acute care and surgical critical care surgery, vascular surgery, and oncologic surgery. The department's extensive surgical expertise, in combination with ongoing teaching and research activities, provide ample resources and advanced surgical techniques for patient care. Responsibilities The Nurse Practitioner provides advanced clinical expertise to Colorectal patients and their families primarily in the out-patient setting. The role will be for the provider to be a team member and to help support the CRS practice. The provider will be trained to perform initial assessment primarily for colorectal patients with anorectal complaints which will incorporate initial evaluations, provide pre-and post-operative care in the clinic setting. Care provided includes: physical evaluation of patients; ordering, performance and interpretation of test results; in office minor surgical procedures; follow-up evaluations; and patient care planning. Qualifications REQUIRED - At least two years of critical care or similar experience and recent experience in the care of General Surgery, Surgical, or Surgical Oncology patients as a paid Nurse Practitioner - Graduation from an accredited school of nursing with a MSN - Graduation from an accredited nurse practitioner program - Possession of a valid Nurse Practitioner license - Possession of a valid DEA number and furnishing certificate - Possession of valid NPI number - Current CPR certification - ACLS certification within 6 months of hire - National Certification as NP within 3 months of hire - CITI certification prior to any involvement in Clinical Research - Board certified/Board eligible PREFERRED - Knowledge and skills related to Colorectal Surgery SPECIAL REQUIREMENT - Ability to stand for extended periods while making rounds and evaluating patients - Ability to assess educational needs of patients and provide education appropriate to the individual learning style and learning age - Knowledge of legal implications for clinical practice - Knowledge of performance improvement and research process - Ability to develop policies and procedures to meet program needs - THIS POSITION MAY BE SUBJECT TO A CRIMINAL BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION, DRUG SCREEN, LIVE SCAN FINGERPRINTING, MEDICAL EVALUATION CLEARANCE, AND FUNCTIONAL CAPACITY ASSESSMENT

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Job Capacity:Employee (full-time)
Minimum Education Level:See Job Description
Visa Sponsorship: No
Related Industries:Nurse Practitioner

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