Seeking a full-time APP to work a M-F day shift (no weekends, holiday or call) schedule on the Total Joints Orthopaedics Team. The APP will work in clinic, OR, inpatient and office. Locations include UH Main campus, Ahuja-Risman clinic, Westlake clinic, and Green Road clinic. 2 years of experience as an APP in an Ortho environment are strongly preferred.
The APP is responsible for assisting the supervising physician(s) within the supervising physician's normal course of practice to provide quality care for patients and to increase patient access and satisfaction. Standard tasks to be performed by an APP under Direct Supervision, On-Site Supervision, or Off-Site Supervision if specified by the Ohio State Medical Board to include:
* Assess patients
* Assist surgeons in OR/surgical environment
* Obtain comprehensive patient histories and perform physical exams
* Order and perform routine diagnostic procedures
* Develop and implement treatment plans
* Monitor the effectiveness of therapeutic interventions
* Provide instruction to meet patient needs
* Institute and change orders on patient charts as directed by the supervising physician
Experience & Knowledge:
2 years of experience as an Advanced Practice Provider preferred.
Demonstration of quality care in prior positions.
Nursing Doctorate or Master of Science in Nursing with emphasis on clinical practice.
Formal Physician Assistant training from an accredited program with NCCPA certification.
Must be able to perform the tasks relative to the specific area in which the Physician Assistant will practice, as listed in the model Physician Assistant Utilization Plan that has been approved by the Ohio State Medical Board.
Required Credentials, Licensure or Certification (i.e. RN, RRT):
Current Registered Nurse licensure to practice in Ohio.
Current APRN license to practice in Ohio.
Nurse Practitioner certification.
NCCPA-certified PA (PA-C) or eligible to be certified.
Must meet all requirements of the Ohio State Medical Board for Physician Assistants.
Approval by the Ohio State Medical Board of standard or supplemental physician assistant utilization plan and supervision agreement between supervising physician and physician assistant before beginning work as a PA.
Must be credentialed by University Hospitals of Cleveland credentialing office before beginning work as a PA
Experience in Orthopedics.
Equal Opportunity Employer - minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity.