Nurse Practitioner (Acute required)/Physician Assistant- Neuro ICU- FT Night- VUMC
Location: Nashville, Tennessee
Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Internal Number: 2112897
Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant- Neuro ICU- FT Nights
The Critical Care Nurse Practitioner (NP) works in collaboration with a multidisciplinary health care team. The NP provides healthcare in critical care settings, including surgical and medical ICUs. The NP has didactic education, clinical competency and national certification in identified area of clinical practice. The NP demonstrates medical knowledge, clinical judgment, technical competence, professionalism, interpersonal communication skills, timely and compliant documentation, and is responsible for professional development and competency validation. The NP has an advanced knowledge of nursing theory and application.
The Neuro ICU NP/PA role works alongside attendings, residents and fellows to take care of Neurology and Neurosurgery patients 24/7. This team is a part of the department of anesthesia in the division of critical care. This NP/PA takes care of critically ill neurology and neurosurgery patients which includes thorough assessments, detailed neuro exams, performing procedures and being able to handle acutely decompensating ICU patients.
* Relocation Assistance available.
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