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Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant Duke Orthopedics Arringdon

Company: Nurse.com
Location: Durham
Posted on: September 20, 2023

Job Description:

As a part of Duke Health's outpatient clinic network, you will enjoy competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits plans, convenient work hours, and many opportunities for career advancement. Become a part of a team that values and invests in you.

Duke Advanced Practice Highlights:

  • The nation's first Physician Assistant Program was created at Duke in 1965 and is consistently ranked No. 1 in the country.
  • The Duke School of Nursing is consistently ranked as one of the top nursing schools and their MSN and DNP programs offers eight advanced practice registered nurse majors and specialty certifications, as well as post master's certificates and certification alignment programs.
  • Commitment to ongoing learning for APPs through annual CME funding and access to high-quality Duke CME offerings including APP Grand Rounds and a professional advancement program. APPs are leaders in multiple arenas within Duke.
  • Duke offers APPs opportunities to practice within team based integrative care in a tremendous variety of specialties. APPs are expected to work to top of scope in order to contribute to Duke's missions which include clinical practice, education, and research.
  • Practice locations can include Duke Health's three hospitals or over 140 primary care and specialty care clinics throughout North Carolina.

    Job Location

    Duke Orthopedics -5601 Arringdon Park Drive -Suite 300 - Morrisville, NC 27560

    Job Summary

    We are seeking anAdvanced Practice Providerat ourDuke Orthopedics Arringdon - Total Joint Replacementclinic located inMorrisville, NCto will work in collaboration with attending physicians and advanced practice providers, collecting and documenting data, conducting diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, ordering and scheduling laboratory studies and professional consultations, and providing direct patient care services. Primary hours will be Monday through Friday, with hours flexible to meet the needs of the patients.

    Job Duties & Responsibilities

    • In collaboration with attending physician(s), the Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner performs triage, physical exams, collects and documents data, conducts diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, orders and schedules laboratory studies, diagnostic procedures and professional consultations, prescribes appropriate interventions and medications, coordinates the care of patients, and provides direct patient care services.
    • Analyze clinical practice patterns so as to provide the best medical care and to increase effectiveness and efficiency.
    • Communicate verbally and in writing all pertinent patient information to supervising MD, nursing staff, patient resource manager, home health agency, and other relevant healthcare providers.
    • Provide timely documentation in the electronic medical record of all relevant data including results of diagnostic tests; laboratory results; patients' condition and response to therapies/interventions; communications with physician colleagues.

      Job Eligibility Requirements


      • Nurse Practitioners: Work requires completion of an accredited Nurse Practitioner program, with a Master's degree in Nursing.
      • Physician Assistants: Completion of an accredited Physician Assistant program. A Bachelor's degree required; Master's degree strongly preferred.


        • BLS required.
        • ACLS preferred


          • Nurse Practitioners: Must have current or compact RN licensure in the state of North Carolina. BLS required. National certification as a NP required prior to or within 6 months of employment.
          • Physician Assistants: Must be licensed in the state of NC, and be certified as a Physician Assistant by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants.


            • Prefer1-3 years of Orthopedics APP experience ideally in the specialty of Total Joint Replacement.

              Duke is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

              Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas-an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

              Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

              Nearest Major Market: Durham

              Nearest Secondary Market: Raleigh

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