Bariatric Nurse Practitioner (NP) / Physician Assistant (PA)

The Execu|Search Group
Aug 13, 2017
Aug 14, 2017
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Description:

About the Opportunity A healthcare facility in New York City is currently seeking a licensed Nurse Practitioner (NP) and/or Physician Assistant (PA), with a strong Bariatric background, for a great opportunity with their growing staff. This is a promising position for a passionate and dedicated Bariatric Nurse Practitioner (NP) / Physician Assistant (PA) to gain valuable work experience and further their career with an established facility in Brooklyn. Company Description Healthcare Facility Job Description The Bariatric Nurse Practitioner (NP) / Physician Assistant (PA): * Performs initial and periodic medical history, physical examinations, and daily assessments * Records findings of examinations, assessments and plan of care * Performs minor office-based medical and/or surgical procedures * Writes appropriate prescriptions and administers medications * Orders and interprets daily laboratory and radiology examinations * Determines treatment plan for patient * Documents all patient encounters, records observations, interventions, and actions in a medically appropriate manner on the patient's medical record * Acts as a patient advocate and coach for the population served * Attends, participates and contributes to group/practice meetings and development of policies and procedures when requested Required Skills * 1+ year of previous experience in a Medical-Surgical or Post-Anesthesia Care Unit ( PACU ) * NYS Nurse Practitioner (NP) and/or Physician Assistant (PA) * Experience with Pre-operative duties * Solid assessment and documentation skills * Patient oriented * Great interpersonal skills * Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) * Strong attention to detail * Highly organized * Able to multitask efficiently and effectively Desired Skills * Bariatric experience