Full time, Experienced, Neurosurgical Nurse Practitioner or Neurosurgical Physician Assistant needed for adult population of patients, to join a team of six other Advance Practice Providers in a busy neurosurgical practice of six neurosurgeons.
-Provide direct patient care;health care will include the management of uncomplicated acute and chronic neurological problems of the adult patient seen in consultation.
-The Nurse Practitioner / Physician Assistant will collaborate with the physician in developing practice guidelines and/or protocols (covering diagnostic studies, drugs and treatments) to be used as patient care-management guidelines for: acute problems for hospitalized patients,follow-up management of clinic patients, triage, management of chronic problems, Consultations, Wound treatments and suture removal.
-Once established and orientated, The Nurse Practitioner / Physician Assistant will make patient rounds on the adult patients at Abbott Northwestern Hospital every fifth weekend and take call on a designated Saturday and Sunday with a neurosurgeon.
-Once established and orientated, the candidate will rotate early or late starts with other Advance Practice Providers.
Registered Nurse with a B.S.N. Degree; Licensed in the State of Minnesota.
Education preparation in an intensive hospital / university based program for advanced clinical knowledge and skills in the management of neuroscience patients.
"Experienced with the care of neuroscience patients in a clinic setting for a minimum of 3 years."
National certification as a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant. CNRN credentialing a plus.