Louisiana Association of Nurse Practitioners
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Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant

Covington, LA

Details

Hiring Company

Covington Orthopedics Website

Positions Available

Part Time


Position Description

Busy Covington, LA Orthopedic Surgeon is seeking a Licensed Nurse Practitioner or Licensed Physician Assistant to work PART-TIME.

Individual must have desire to provide healthcare at the highest level possible for the patient’s benefit and be a dependable, team player with strong interpersonal skills.

Working knowledge clinical procedures/processes:

  • Superior interpersonal communication skills; medical writing skills.
  • Superior customer service and "bedside manner" skills.
  • Ability to work in a team environment that is dedicated to providing excellent patient care; values all contributions to product and outcome;
  • Displays a professional, approachable and selfless demeanor at all times both to external and internal clients.
  • Willingness to learn and continuously improve, to be audited, observed, and reviewed; responds positively to feedback.
  • Working knowledge of medical office administration and procedures.
  • Critical thinking, deductive reasoning and decision making skills.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Support physician and assist in patient flow management
  • Engage in direct patient care
  • Provide leadership to other clinical staff
  • Order medication and other forms of treatment as ordered by the physician
  • Manage research and clinical trial program including writing abstracts and papers
  • Round at hospitals as directed - draw blood as needed
  • Travel to satellite clinics in New Orleans, Hammond and Slidell, LA as needed.

Education/Credentials:

  • Louisiana License
  • Graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner program.

Required experience:

  • Nurse practitioner: 1 year
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