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Overview:

Mercy Medical Center, recognized by Newsweek as one of America’s Most Trustworthy Companies and America’s Greatest Workplaces for Women in 2023, is hiring a Management Trainee! Come join our family of dedicated medical professionals! Military veterans are also encouraged to apply!

Responsibilities:

  • Assists in orthopedic surgeries and procedures, managing pre- and post-operative care, monitor patient progress, and manage complications as necessary. Primary role is in the operating room assisting in surgeries with multiple different surgeons across joint replacements, sports medicine, and upper extremity cases
  • Dictates admission and daily progress notes, orders, and directs discharge planning & follow up, and works to improve the quality of care & patient satisfaction.
  • Educates patients and/or families about conditions, discharge planning, preventive care, medical issues, and use of prescribed medical treatments and/or medications related to Orthopedic care in an outpatient office setting
  • Works collaboratively with other specialties in coordination and communication of patient care needs
  • Maintains accurate and confidential electronic medical records: documents all medical evaluations, diagnoses, procedures, treatment, outcomes, education, referrals, discharge summaries and consultations consistent with state regulatory standards
  • Works to collaborate with physicians, residents, and fellows, which facilitates timely consultative and referral service
  • Active involvement with quality improvement initiatives as well as best practice models for the hospital and the Department of Orthopedics
  • Integrates education, research, leadership, and consultation into clinical role and functions in collegial relationships with nursing peers, physicians, and professionals and others who influence the healthcare environment
  • Participate in resident and staff education, independent or requested consultation, research, and administrative activities as assigned
  • Analyzes new knowledge gained from conferences, workshops, professional literature, or “hands on training” and assimilates this knowledge into clinical practice

Qualifications:

  • Must possess a Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner degree from an accredited school.
  • Two years of experience as a practicing PA/NP preferred. Operating room experience strongly preferred.
  • Must possess a State of Maryland Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner License, in good standing.
  • Certification Requirements – CPR
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