Advanced Practice Provider (PA or NP)~ Surgical Associates (Part-time)
Sanford Health - Sioux Falls, SD

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Sanford Clinic Surgical Associates is seeking a part-time Advanced Practice Provider to join their team. Clinic hours are Monday - Friday, 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM. This position may also include a rotation for weekend coverage on Saturday and Sunday from 8:00am-12:00pm.

Prefer candidates with knowledge of General and Bariatric Surgery.

Provides primary or specialty care for clinic patients and/or inpatients acting as an assistant to physicians. The APP functions in a structured, clear setting and adheres to the policies and procedures established by Sanford Health. The APP must demonstrate knowledge of medical principles for the clinic patient and possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patient’s status and to interpret appropriately the information needed to identify each patient’s requirements relative to the age-specific needs, and to provide the care needed. Other duties as assigned by Clinic Manager.

When students are providing patient care, treatment, and/or services as a part of their training, any/all employees may be asked to supervise the students.

Required Skills

Physician Assistant:
Must have successfully completed a formal program of study at an accredited university, college or school in primary health care or a recognized clinical specialty. The course of study is approved by the South Dakota Board of Medical & Osteopathic Examiner. Must have passed the Physician Assistants National Certifying Examination, administered by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) or been grandfathered by the South Dakota Board of Medical & Osteopathic Examiners. Only those successfully completing the national certification examination may use the credential PA-C or “Physician Assistant-Certified.” In order to remain certified, PAs must complete 100 hours of continuing medical education every 2 years. Every 6 years, they must pass a recertification examination or complete an alternative program combining learning experiences and a take-home examination.

Nurse Practitioner:
Must have successfully completed a formal nurse practitioner program of study beyond the basic RN role specific to their specialty area of practice. This program includes academic science and clinical experiences specific to their specialty, graduating with a minimum of a Masters Degree (those who have obtained APRN licensure prior to 2000 will be grandfathered in). Currently licensed to practice as a Certified Nurse Practitioner in the state of South Dakota as granted by the Joint Board of South Dakota Medical and Osteopathic Examiners and the South Dakota Board of Nursing.

Required Experience

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