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Highland Hospital NP / Physician Assistant in Rochester, New York



NP / Physician Assistant

Department/Cost Center:

770 - Orthopaedic Surgery

Job Description:

*Highland Hospital is seeking a Full Time Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner (APP) to join its team. Candidates for this role will work a two week rotation as follows:

Week 1: Four (4) ten (10) hour shifts per week (Monday - Friday) 7a - 5p or 8a - 6p (flexible)

Week 2: Three (3) twelve (12) hour shifts per week (Two will be Monday - Friday and the third would be a Saturday) 7a - 7p

*No other weekends, holidays or call required for this role

Some duties include but are not limited to:

The Nurse Practitioner (NP), Physician Assistant (PA) works in a collaborative relationship with the Chief of Orthopedics, Orthopedic Residents and Advanced Practice providers to deliver exceptional care to patients with musculoskeletal complaints evaluated at or admitted to Highland Hospital

The NP/PA is responsible for coordination of direct patient care, documentation of care delivered, adherence to hospital and nursing policies, procedures and practice standards, education of patients and staff, creation of Orthopedic Patient Protocols and pathways, Quality Assurance tracking and monitoring , assurance of service excellence , completion of state and hospital-required reviews of practice, and participation in performance improvement and other activities as required. Works within the scope of NP or PA practices in NY State.

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Job Requirements:

  1. Education: Fulfilled the requirements to be a licensed PA or NP in NYS.

  2. Experience: No experience required, though preferred.

  3. License/Certification Required: ACLS preferred, BLS required.

  4. Skills: Clinical Information System. Team will educate and orient provider to be able to perform fracture reductions, hip reductions, application and removal of casts, splinting, wound debridement, and nerve blocks as appropriate.

Employment Status:



40 hours per week

Posting Title:

Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner (APP) - Orthopedics - Full Time



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Area of Interest:

Mid-Level Providers

The Hospital is committed to equal opportunity for all persons regardless of age, color, disability, ethnicity, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.