Orthopaedic Trauma (Inpatient) - Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant
Participate in person at fracture sign out – reconcile and document plans for nonoperative patients from overnight. Communicate to primary teams if additional imaging needed, document follow up plans (occurs daily at 715)
Round with post call Attending – ensure complete documentation of post op plan, communicate to consulting/primary services plans for DVT prophylaxis, weight bearing status, specific follow up plans and any potential need for return to OR. Communicate directly to outpatient team (APP/PSS) need for specific follow up if patient needs staged treatment. Respond as primary contact for inpatient consults ie inpatient falls, foot infections, r/o septic joint. Meet with Trauma Team and offload complex dressing changes and splint changes.
Ensure TPS stays up to date with accurate updates on Attending changes, surgical procedures and necessary details. Stay in contact with team in OR throughout day to provide updates to patients awaiting surgery for timing.
Perform follow up checks for patients who remain in house – order and review xrays, review wounds, touch base with family and remove sutures/staples (replaces 2 week outpatient appt). Organize consults/imaging at end of day (if Attending on call until 5) to ensure all consults have been evaluated by appropriate Attending and plans for treatment are documented adequately. (typically 6-8 PM). If inpatient volume allows back up Resident in ED for laceration repair, reductions and splinting. The APP will participate in the education of learners (students and new employees), using clinical learning experiences, knowledge sharing and skill training.
Require a Master’s degree (or pending) as a Nurse Practitioner, an active New York State Registered Nurse license in good standing, an active/pending New York State Nurse Practitioner licensure in good standing and current/pending national certification as an Nurse Practitioner.
Requires completion (or pending) of an ARC-PA approved Physician Assistant program, an active/pending New York State Physician Assistant licensure in good standing and current/pending national certification as a Physician Assistant by the NCCPA ( National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants)
NPs and PAs will demonstrate clinical competence, superior verbal and written communication skills, interpersonal effectiveness and customer relations skills, computer competence and must have an active desire to learn. The APP will participate in the education of learners (students and new employees), using clinical learning experiences, knowledge sharing and skill training.
How To Apply
Current University of Rochester employees need only submit a resume to NursingRecruitment@urmc.rochester.edu. All other interested applicants should apply online or submit a resume to Nursing Recruitment, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Box 619-19, Rochester, NY 14642, or fax resume to 585.756.5882.
EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled
Pay Range: $44.71 - $67.07
The referenced pay range represents the minimum and maximum compensation for this job. Individual annual salaries/hourly rates will be set within the job’s compensation range, and will be determined by considering factors including, but not limited to, market data, education, experience, qualifications, expertise of the individual, and internal equity considerations.
Location: Orthopaedic Services
Schedule: FT M-F day time hours