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Physician Assistant - Emergency Medicine

Company: TheDocRecruiter
Location: Hampton
Posted on: November 22, 2020

Job Description:

Emergency Medicine opening in Hampton, Virginia. This and other physician assistant jobs brought to you by DocCafe.com PA/NP - Emergency Medicine
An Old Soul and Youthful Enthusiasm Coastal Town

The Community - Hampton, VA
A city with an old soul and youthful enthusiasm. A Coastal Virginia vacation destination with fascinating sights to see and interesting things to do. A convention city with flexible facilities and a confident, can-do attitude. Situated in the middle of the Hampton Roads region and the heart of the Mid-Atlantic, Hampton welcomes many vacationers and meeting attendees alike with charming hospitality, multi-faceted attractions and activities, and an atmosphere of discovery that you'll find pleasantly surprising.

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The Facility – Hampton VAMC
Located along the historic banks of the Chesapeake Bay, the Hampton VA Medical Center (VAMC) is a world-class facility with highly skilled and compassionate staff. The medical center is a leader in technology and innovation providing health care services to Veterans in southeastern Virginia and northeastern North Carolina. The Hampton VAMC is a tertiary care, Complexity Level 2 hospital. Hampton VAMC provides comprehensive primary and specialty care in medicine, surgery, and psychiatry. The Medical Center is geographically positioned among one of the largest DoD active duty and military retiree populations in the United States. As a result, the Medical Center has seen a 7% increase among Veterans seeking VA care. The Hampton VAMC recently opened a state-of-the-art Women's Clinic designed to provide gender-specific care under one roof. Additional expansions at the medical center include the Spinal Cord Injury Unit and Mental Health Unit. Rich with history, the medical center is proud to be the health care provider of choice for Hampton Roads Veterans.

100 Emancipation Drive
Hampton, VA 23667-0001

RESPONSIBILITIES
Scope of Care: Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants (as appropriate and within scope of practice/privileging) shall be responsible for providing Emergency Department care, including, but not limited to:

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.REQUIREMENTS
    • Be a graduate of a NP/PA accredited program recognized by the United States
    • Maintain an active, current and unrestricted license in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth of the U.S. or in the District of Columbia as a Physician Assistant.
    • Possess a minimum of one (1) year experience within the preceding three (3) years in an outpatient, Emergency Department environment.
    • Possess certification as a Nurse Practitioner by the AANC or AANP or Physician Assistant as determined by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistant (NCCPA).
    • Be certified in American Heart Association Basic Life Support and Advanced Cardiac Life Support.
    • Be a U.S. citizen or be legally eligible to work in the U.S. and have the ability to communicate, understand, read and write English proficiently. KurzSolutions is committed to improving health outcomes by providing well-managed companies with the top healthcare talent in the market. 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

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