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Nuse Practitioner Surgery First Assist - Orthopaedics

Carilion Clinic

Location: Roanoke, VA, US, 24014
Type: Full-Time, Non-Remote
Posted on: September 14, 2023
How You’ll Help Transform Healthcare:
Orthopaedic Nurse Practitioner opportunity at Carilion Clinic.  Specialize in Orthopaedic Trauma with coverage of operating room, emergency department consults, and inpatients.  12 or 10 hour shifts with extra comp for evening/night coverage.   Team oriented patient care and commitment to learning.
The Nurse Practitioner – Surgery provides billable surgical first assist services. They spend a minimum of 40% of time providing surgical assist services. The rest of the time is spent working with patients doing pre-surgical assessments, rounding post-surgery and providing post-surgical assessment and care. The Surgical Nurse Practitioner has advanced knowledge and skills qualify her/him to function as a primary health care provider. She/he serves as a member of a collaborative health care team. This role includes responsibility for identifying the patient's health status through taking of health histories; performing physical examinations; initiating screening and diagnostic procedures; management of minor trauma and acute health problems; health maintenance and clinical management of stable or chronically ill patients. The Nurse Practitioner interprets the appropriate information needed to identify each patient’s requirements relative to his or her age specific needs and provides care according to departmental policies and procedures.
What We Require:
Education: Graduate of accredited school of nursing for Registered Nurse. Graduate of accredited program for Nurse Practitioner, including preceptorship.
Experience: Clinical experience appropriate for specific practice/department.
Licensure/Certifications/Registration: Current state licensed Registered Nurse (RN) required. Current state licensed Nurse Practitioner (LNP) required. DEA license required. Current AHA BLS-HCP certification is required. Advanced life support is preferred and may be required for individuals in practices/departments that may use a defibrillator.
Other Minimum Qualifications: Qualifies for malpractice insurance and is accepted by Carilion Clinic’s malpractice insurance carrier. Ability to work collaboratively with physicians and other health care providers.  Commitment to continued professional development.
About Carilion
This is Carilion Clinic ...
An organization where innovation happens, collaboration is expected and ideas are valued. A not-for-profit, mission-driven health system built on progress and partnerships. A courageous team that is always learning, never discouraged and forever curious.
Headquartered in Roanoke, Va., you will find a robust system of award winning hospitals, Level 1 and 3 trauma centers, Level 3 NICU, Institute of Orthopedics and Neurosciences, multi-specialty physician practices, and The Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute.
Carilion is where you can make your own path, make new discoveries and, most importantly, make a difference. Here, in a place where the air is clean, people are kind and life is good. Make your tomorrow with us.
Requisition Number: 138819
Employment Status: Full time
Location: Institute for Orthopaedics and Neurosciences
Shift: Day/Evening
Shift Details: 3- 12 houe shifts
Recruiter Phone: 540-224-5383
Recruiter Email:
For more information, contact the HR Service Center at 1-800-599-2537.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity
Carilion Clinic is a drug-free workplace.