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APP, Orthopedic Surgery (Inpatient) - Full-Time - SSM Health OKC

Company: SSM Health
Location: Oklahoma City
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

It's more than a career, it's a calling

OK-SSM Health Bone & Joint Hospital at St. Anthony

Worker Type:

Regular

Job Highlights:

Presence is exceptional care that delivers exceptional outcomes. We would like to invite you to share that gift a full-time Orthopedic APP with SSM Health in Oklahoma City, OK. We are seeking a talented NP or PA who has a proven ability to engage with colleagues and patients and who shares our dedication to exceptional care and outcomes.

Opportunity overview:

Inpatient Focused Orthopedic Position
Orthopedic Experience Required
Rotating Schedule 5 days, (7a-5p, Monday thru Friday) then rotate to nights (5p-7a, Monday thru Thursday)
Nights are on an "on-call" basis
Position covers Orthopedic hospital consultations at SSM Bone & Joint Hospital and St. Anthony Hospital in Downtown OKC
Works with all Orthopedic Physicians
Cohesive Team Environment
Competitive Pay & Excellent Benefits
Mission-Driven Organization - Patient Focused

Experience the rewards of practicing with one of the leading health systems in the nation, while you discover a quality of life unique to the Oklahoma City metro area. Known as America's biggest small town, Oklahoma City offers the perfect blend of small-town hospitality and metropolitan amenities. The city is experiencing unprecedented growth with more young families and businesses moving into the city limits. Western charm and hospitality abound within this growing cosmopolitan area that features diverse dining, entertainment, and cultural amenities.

At SSM Health, we are united by a shared commitment to serve through faith, humanity, compassionate care, and exceptional medicine. Join us as we work together to reveal the healing presence of God through our exceptional healthcare services.

Job Summary:

Under the direction of the Supervising Physician(s) and in association with hospital/clinical staff, assists in the delivery of quality medical care.

Job Responsibilities and Requirements:

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

Attends initially to a patient in any setting to obtain a personal medical history, perform an appropriate physical examination, and record and present pertinent data concerning the patient, including all screenings and diagnostics, in a manner meaningful to the supervising physician.
Performs, or assists in performing, routine diagnostic studies as appropriate for the specific practice setting.
Performs routine therapeutic procedures, including, but not limited to; injections immunizations; suturing and care of wounds; application and removal of splints or cast; and oral medications.
Instructs and counsels patients on physical and mental health, including diet, disease, normal growth and development.
Depending upon specialty of practice, assists the physicians in the hospital by making patient rounds, recording patient progress notes, compiling and recording discharge summaries, and accurately writing and executing orders under the supervision of a physician and with physician co-signature as required.
Reflecting specialty of practice, abides by the bylaws, advanced practice provider guidelines, and other hospital regulations concerning clinical privileges, rules of conduct, parking regulations, and no solicitation. Does not participate in any activity that is not approved by hospital credentialing. Adheres to policies on "physician extenders" and "supervision of advanced practice providers in the hospital setting."
Assists in the delivery of medical care to the patient by reviewing and monitoring treatment and the therapy plans.
Performs independently evaluative and treatment procedures necessary to provide an appropriate response to life-threatening emergency situation.
Facilitates referral of patients to other appropriate community health care facilities, agencies, and resources.
Issues written prescriptions orders for drugs under the supervision of the physician.
Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.
Performs other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION

Master's degree in a health care related field or Advanced Practice Provider Certificate

EXPERIENCE

One year healthcare experience

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Constant use of speech to share information through oral communication.
Constant standing and walking.
Frequent lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 0-25 lbs.
Frequent sitting, reaching and keyboard use/data entry.
Frequent use of vision and depth perception for distances near (20 inches or less) and far (20 feet or more) and to identify and distinguish colors.
Frequent use of smell to detect/recognize odors.
Frequent use of hearing to receive oral communication, distinguish body sounds and/or hear alarms, malfunctioning machinery, etc.
Occasional lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 25-50 lbs.
Occasional lifting/moving of patients.
Occasional bending, stooping, kneeling, squatting, twisting, gripping and repetitive foot/leg and hand/arm movements.
Occasional driving.
Rare crawling and running.

Licenses / Certifications:

Physician Assistant (PA) - State of Work Location

Work Shift:

Variable Shift (United States of America)

Job Type:

Employee

Department:

Morgan Gossen PA

Scheduled Weekly Hours:
40

SSM Health complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability or sex.

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