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APRN - Nurse Practitioner (NP) Trauma General Surgery

Location: Kyle, TX, United States
Date Posted: Nov 1, 2019

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Job Description

We Are Hiring

APRN - Nurse Practitioner (NP) Trauma General Surgery - PRN - Seton Medical Center Hays - Kyle, TX

Why Join Ascension?

Workplace Community

When you join Ascension and Ascension Medical Group, you are entering a community 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 clinician-friendly EHRs on the market.

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

What You Will Do

As an Acute Care APRN with Trauma and General Surgery PRN, you will have the opportunity to:

Provide direct diagnostic, therapeutic, and preventive health care services under the supervision of a physician. We are needing you to be available for a minimum of 2 shifts with the possibility of 3 shifts a month. They will be 10-12 hour shifts, mostly day but can be rotating night and weekends for coverage. You will work closely with the Trauma Surgeons on call.

Responsibilities:

  • Obtain 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.
  • Provide direct treatment and management of health conditions via prescriptive authority or referral to other healthcare providers or community resources.
  • Counsel and educates patients and their families/caregivers concerning preventative health, treatment options and community resources.
  • Document delivery of health care and nursing processes in accordance with specific specialty area standards and network nursing policy.

What You Will Need

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):
    • Nurse Practitioner credentialed from the Texas Board of Nursing .  
    • Licensed Registered Nurse credentialed from the Texas Board of Nursing .  
    • Acute Care Certification required
  • Preferred Credential(s):
    • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA). 
    • Drug Enforcement Admin credentialed from the Drug Enforcement Administration. 

Education:

  • Master's degree of Nursing required

Work Experience:

  • 1-2 years trauma/acute care surgery experience strongly Preferred
  • Operating room experience preferred
  • BLS and ACLS required
  • Will be required to obtain ATLS within 6months
  • Competitive CME stipend and CME days
  • APRNs MUST have already obtained their acute care certification upon applying for this position, we are unable to accept FNP certifications.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Seton Healthcare Family is an equal employment opportunity / Affirmative Action employer and complies with all applicable federal, state and local equal employment regulations and laws. It is the policy of the Seton Healthcare Family to afford equal employment opportunities to all employees and prospective employees without regard to their race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic or status that is protected by federal, state, or local laws. This policy applies to all personnel actions, such as hiring, promotion, transfer, demotion, termination, layoff and all other conditions and privileges of employment in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.

Affirmative Action goes beyond the concept of equal employment opportunity. Affirmative Action policies and programs are required to overcome the present effects of past discrimination and to achieve equal employment opportunity for members of groups that are or have been formerly under-represented. Affirmative Action policies and programs are tools whereby additional efforts are made to recruit, employ and promote qualified members of formerly excluded groups, even if that exclusion cannot be traced to particular discriminatory actions. Through specific and result-oriented activities, Seton Healthcare Family’s goals are to ensure that every person is given full consideration through equal employment opportunity policies and practices and to achieve a representative workforce through its affirmative action efforts.
 
It is further the policy of the Seton Healthcare Family to encourage vendors, contractors, affiliate institutions and others doing business with the Seton Healthcare Family to observe the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action.
 

Seton Healthcare Family is an EEO/AA employer: M/F/Disabled/Vet.

For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:

http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

EEO is the Law Poster Supplement
 

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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