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Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant, APP Hospitalist NOCTURNIST - Duke Regional Hospital

DUKE REGIONAL HOSPITAL Full Time Durham, North Carolina
Requisition Number: 232090
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APP NOCTURNIST HOSPITAL MEDICINE

Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant

Job Location – Multiple Locations Available

Job Summary

Nocturnist APP Providers in the Hospital Medicine Department are clinicians who provide clinical care for patients admitted at Duke University Health System hospitals. They support General Internal Medicine.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

Nocturnist APP Providers will engage in patient care activities required at night and medical/clinical practice as the principal component of his/her overall professional responsibility within the Department. Patient care activities will include, but are not be limited to the following:

  • Nightly cross-coverage care management that actively encourages and includes professional input from all members of the patient care team
  • Assessment, evaluation, diagnostic determination and clinical management of patients
  • Order medications and therapeutic treatments when warranted
  • Authorize transfers- if necessary at night
  • Conduct risk assessment
  • Align your work with other Hospital Medicine initiatives.
  • Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.
  • Nightly cross-coverage remote options available.
  • Work with overnight team of 2 Physicians and 2 APPs.
  • Admit patients through ED or other sources to hospital.

Job Eligibility Requirements

Education

PA:         Graduate of ARC accredited Physician Assistant Program

NP:         Graduate of accredited MSN or DNP Nurse Practitioner Program for adult care

Certification

PA:         PA-C

NP:         AGACNP, ACNP, AGNP, FNP

License

PA:         Current unrestricted medical license issued by NCMB with authorization to practice as a PA.

NP:         Current unrestricted RN license issued by or recognized by the NCBON with authorization to practice as a NP.

Both:     Federal and State prescriptive authority

                Current ACLS certification required before hire

Experience

Inpatient APP experience is required

Physical and mental requirements:

  • Able to clearly articulate scope of practice and practices within those guidelines as an NP/PA in the state of North Carolina and within the Duke University Health System (DUHS)
  • Able to independently seek out resources and work collaboratively to solve complex problems
  • Able to communicate clearly with patients, families, visitors, healthcare team, physicians, administrators, leadership, and others
  • Able to use sensory and cognitive functions to process and prioritize information, perform health assessments, treatment, and follow-up
  • Able to use fine motor skills
  • Able to record activities, document assessments, and interventions; prepare reports and presentations.
  • Able to use computer and learn new software programs
  • Able to provide leadership in clinical area of expertise and in meeting organizational goals
  • Able to navigate the Hospital and DUHS to provide clinical expertise to specific patient populations
  • Able to withstand prolonged standing and walking with the ability to move or lift at least fifty pounds
  • Able to remain focused and organized
  • Able to work collaboratively with all levels of personnel

Benefits for Position

  • Health, Dental and Vision insurance HMO and PPO options available.
  • Ideal work/life balance including great PTO available.
  • Very low patient volumes at night – remote work options.
  • Incentive plan available for FT providers.
  • 403B Retirement Plan with contributions provided by Duke based on salary.
  • Relocation assistance available distance based.
  • Generous CME provided.

Job Hours

Shifts: 174 shifts per year, Schedule: 9pm to 7am

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 essentialjob 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.

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