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Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant Practitioner (Physician Assista

Company: Ghost Inc
Location: Hampton
Posted on: October 18, 2020

Job Description:

Needs: Emergency Room Physician Services

Location: VA Medical Center, Hampton, VA - 100 Emancipation Dr, Hampton, VA 23667

  • Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant Practitioner.
  • a. 6:00am to 4:00pm - Monday through Friday
  • b. 12:00pm to 10:00pm - Monday through Friday
  • c. 4:00pm to 2:00am - Monday through Friday
  • d. 8:00am to 6:00pm Saturdays and Sundays
  • e. 11:00am to 11:00pm on Saturdays and Sundays
  • f. 8:00am to 6:00pm Saturdays and Sundays Holidays
  • g. 6:00am to 4:00pm - Monday through Friday Holidays
  • h. 12:00pm to 10:00pm - Monday through Friday Holidays
  • i. 4:00pm to 2:00am - Monday through Friday Holidays
    • Base + (4) 1 year options to extend.
    • All contractor's physician (s) shall be Board Certified/Board Eligible in Emergency Medicine and are strongly encouraged but not required to be certified in Basic Life Support (BLS) Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) or equivalency All continuing education courses required for maintaining certification must always be kept up to date,
    • Must have DEA.
    • The minimum number of Board Certified /Board Eligible Emergency Department Physicians required to be on site daily is eight (8) as defined in paragraph Hours of Operation.
    • Evaluation, Emergent Treatment and Management: Employment of the principles of emergency care for life/limb threats, resuscitation and stabilization, triage, diagnosis and disposition.
    • Initial evaluation, emergent treatment and management of minor wound care, respiratory illness, gastrointestinal illness, burns, musculoskeletal trauma, dermatological illness, ENT, eye and urological problems.
      • Initial evaluation emergent treatment and management of minor procedures such as local infiltration anesthesia, incision and drainage, simple laceration repair, nail trephination, electro-coagulation, nasal cautery, gastric lavage, bladder catheterization, peripheral venous line insertion, and spinal immobilization.
      • Initial evaluation, emergent treatment and management of abdominal and gastrointestinal disorders (including trauma) of the esophagus, stomach, small bowel and colon rectum and anus, liver and biliary tree and pancreas.
      • Initial evaluation, emergent treatment and management of cardiovascular disorders (including trauma) involving cardiac failure, differential diagnosis of chest pain, cardiac structural disorders, cardiac rhythm and conduction defects, pericardial disorders, disease of peripheral arteries and veins, shock, and cutaneous disorders.
      • Initial evaluation, emergent treatment and management of emergent disorders caused by antigens, organisms and other foreign substances such as reactions of hypersensitivity; reactions from venoms, bites and stings; reactions caused by infectious agents; disorders due to chemical, drug and physical agents; and disorders associated with the environment to include barotraumas, near drowning, electrical injury, hypothermia and radiation injury.
      • Initial evaluation, emergent treatment and management of emergent disorders of the hematopoietic system such as anemia, coagulopathy and management of acute neoplastic disease complication.
      • Initial evaluation, emergent treatment and management of emergent disorders of endocrine, metabolic and nutritional natures relating to acid-base disturbances, adrenal, parathyroid and thyroid disturbances.
      • Initial evaluation, emergent treatment and management of emergent disorders of the head and neck (including trauma) involving the ears, nose, oral cavity, larynx/trachea, face and vestibular system.
      • Initial evaluation, emergent treatment and management of emergent disorders (including trauma) of the eye involving the lids and lachrymal apparatus conjunctiva, cornea, sclera, internal aspects of the globe and orbit.
      • Initial evaluation, emergent treatment and management of emergent disorders (including trauma) of the musculoskeletal system involving shoulder girdle, upper extremity and hand, lower extremity and foot, thorax and vertebrae and arthropathies.
      • Initial evaluation, emergent treatment and management of emergent disorders (including trauma) of the nervous system including cerebral edema, coma, cranial nerve disease, cerebro-vascular disease and infection.
      • Initial evaluation, emergent treatment and management of emergent disorders of psychiatric origin including depression, anxiety reactions, suicide and psychosis.
      • Initial evaluation, emergent treatment and management of emergent respiratory disorders including pulmonary, infection, trauma, neoplasia, metabolic and complications of cardiovascular disease.
      • Initial evaluation, emergent treatment and management of emergent renal and urologic disorders including acute/chronic renal failure, infections, obstructive uropathy and hematuria and trauma.
      • Initial evaluation, emergent treatment and management of emergent OB/GYN disorders such as trauma, infection and pregnancy (ectopic and intra-uterine).
      • Suture minor lacerations.
      • Major procedures shall be performed in the VAMC emergency department when safe and appropriate to do so for procedures such as central venous line placement, arterial catheter placement, emergency chest tube or needle thoracostomy to relieve tension pneumothorax, peritoneal lavage, defibrillation and synchronized cardioversion, endotracheal intubation, lumbar puncture, proctoscopy/anoscope, pericardiocentesis, simple closed fracture and dislocation reduction, arthrocentesis, local and up to moderate systemic anesthesia (intravenous/regional), pericardiocentesis, temporary pacemaker placement, chest tube thoracostomy and cricothyroidotomy.
        • Stabilization and transfer: Patients suffering traumatic injuries where immediate treatment and release is not medically indicated and when clinical level of care is not available at the VAMC, the contractor's physician (s) shall provide initial stabilization and readying of such patients for transport to a Level One Trauma Center.
        • Clinic: Contractor's physician (s) shall be present on time for any scheduled clinics as documented by physical presence in the clinic at the scheduled start time.
        • Inpatient Admissions: Contractor's physician (s) shall review all admissions to inpatient hospital care recommended by Mid-level (Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner) provider. Every admission to inpatient care shall have a person-to-person hand-off/hand-over from the admitting Provider to a responsible member of the admitting team.
        • Consultation and Referral Responsibilities: Contractor's physician (s) shall provide consultation with and instruction to referring physicians regarding appropriate indications for procedures so that the most expeditious and clinically appropriate work-up can be done. Contractor's physician (s) shall determine the appropriate course of treatment and communicate in person or by phone with the referring clinicians.
        • Contractor's physician (s) shall initiate appropriate social work referrals for all identified homeless veterans and for patients who do not have primary care providers, but who appear regularly in the ED.
        • Orthopedic devices: Contractor's physician (s) shall apply orthopedic devices such as splints and braces to stabilize orthopedic injuries.
        • Medications: Contractor's physician (s) shall follow all established medication policies and procedures. No sample medications shall be provided to patients.
        • Discharge education: Contractor's physician (s) shall provide discharge education and follow up instructions that are coordinated with the next care setting for all emergency department patients. Keyphrases: emergency medicine jobs, critical care medicine jobs, pulmonary critical care jobs, critical care nurse practitioner jobs, surgical critical care jobs, emergency medicine specialist jobs, internal emergency medicine jobs, emergency medical care jobs, emergency cardiac care jobs, wilderness medical jobs, pediatric emergency medicine jobs, emergency medical technician jobs

Keywords: Ghost Inc, Hampton , Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant Practitioner (Physician Assista, Healthcare , Hampton, Virginia

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