The goal of The Steadman Clinic is to deliver the highest standard of orthopaedic care and personal attention to each and every patient seeking our help. Whether an injured professional athlete or an individual who wants to be able to walk again without pain, our physicians will do their best to help our patients achieve their goals. Our success in helping our patients reach their goals is what attracts people from all walks of life, from all over the world, to the Steadman Clinic.
The Orthopaedic Surgery Nurse Practitioner (with RN First Assist) for the foot and ankle team is responsible for assisting the supervising physician(s) in the medical and surgical management of patients assigned to their practice. The Nurse Practitioner will work with our foot and ankle orthopaedic surgeons, as well as various fellows and researchers. Time will be divided between the clinic, operating room and administrative tasks centered on patient care.
Collaborates with attending physician(s) to diagnose and treat orthopaedic sports medicine injuries and related illnesses in both clinical and surgical settings; performs procedures within the NP scope of practice as directed by the supervising physician in the clinic, OR and ER including first and second assisting responsibilities.
Assists in preoperative evaluation and education
Performs initial interview and assessment of patient.
Perform preoperative consultation/education and complete surgical procedure forms and coding; writes post-operative/post procedure notes and orders for supervising physician(s)
Attributes and Qualifications:
Certified Nurse Practitioner with RN First Assist
Experience preferred, but willing to train new grad
Demonstrated problem solving and work flow management skills required
Must maintain a professional attitude towards patients and an excellent and collegial working relationship with other Steadman Clinic and hospital personnel in involved in patient care
Excellent critical thinking skills, ability to work independently, and manage time effectively.
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