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Advanced Practice Provider - Orthopedic Surgery (Hand) - Winston Salem

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Winston Salem, NC, United States
Job ID: 112528
Job Family: Advanced Practice Provider
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day
Detailed Shift and Schedule: Monday - Friday 8 hour days OP only
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 35521085033092-Orthopedic Surgery

Overview

Explore an exciting opportunity with the Surgery Department as we eagerly welcome a skilled Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to join our dynamic team in Winston Salem, North Carolina. Seeking a skilled Surgical Advanced Practice Provider with a focus on hand surgery. Responsibilities include assisting in surgical procedures, providing patient care pre- and post-operation, conducting evaluations, and collaborating with the surgical team. Ideal candidates possess strong surgical skills, knowledge of hand surgery techniques, and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment. 

What You’ll Do: 

As a valued member of our healthcare team, the PA/NP will play a key role in team-focused patient care, conducting thorough examinations and evaluations in medical/surgical settings. Responsibilities include:

  1. Using medical decision-making skills to determine appropriate patient care plan.
  2. Collaborates with medical team when needed for effective team-based care.
  3. Order and interpret laboratory studies and diagnostic procedures. Explains the necessity, preparation, nature and anticipated effects of scheduled diagnostic and therapeutic procedures to the patient.
  4. Procedural skills per department or practice guidelines.
  5. Opportunity to participate in basic science and clinical research projects.
  6. Potential for and encouraged to precept students and/or medical learners.
  7. Uphold AHWFB missions, values, and cultural commitment. 
  8. Performs other related duties incidental to the work described herein.

The clinician functions under the regulatory mandate from their respective licensing organization (North Carolina Medical Board or North Carolina Board of Nursing) with departmental specific credentialing from the institution.

Physician Assistant (PA) Requirements: 

  • Graduation from an accredited Physician Assistant Program; Master's Degree preferred
  • Current North Carolina Medical Board Medical License, Certified by NCCPA
  • Current American Heart Association or Red Cross Basic Life Support (BLS) is required to start
  • Current Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) and Department of Public Safety (DPS) registration, for prescription writing is required to start

Nurse Practitioner (NP) Requirements:

  • Graduation from accredited Nurse Practitioner Master's Program, Master’s degree or higher required
  • Current North Carolina Board of Nursing Registered Nurse and Nurse Practitioner license
  • Board certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner by AANP or ANCC
  • Current American Heart Association or Red Cross Basic Life Support (BLS) is required to start
  • Current Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) and Department of Public Safety (DPS) registration, for prescription writing is required to start

What We Have to Offer:

  • CME Reimbursement: Receive up to $2,500 per year for Continuing Medical Education.
  • Work/Life Balance: Enjoy flexible working hours.
  • Generous PTO: Accrual starts at 25 days/year, to be used for vacations, sickness, holidays, and personal matters.
  • Relocation Assistance: Enjoy $7,500 in relocation assistance, paid within the first 30 days of employment.
  • Career Growth & Stability: Experience a rewarding career with ample opportunities for advancement and stability, supported by a consistently high patient volume.
  • A Rich Quality of Life: Indulge in a vibrant lifestyle within North Carolina’s Piedmont Triad region, boasting an abundance of walking and biking trails, nationally acclaimed golf courses, active arts communities, tantalizing Southern cuisine, and an array of artisan craft breweries and wineries. 

Where You’ll Live: 

The picturesque cities of North Carolina’s Piedmont Triad region are ranked among US News & World Report’s Top 50 Best Places to Live and Top 40 Best Places to Retire in 2023. This includes:

  • Affordable Living: Enjoy a family-friendly and affordable area, with housing costs 31% below the national average.
  • Great Schools: Access to top-notch educational institutions and high-ranking school systems provide excellent opportunities for personal and academic growth. 
  • Vibrant Neighborhoods: Join a regional population of 1.6 million residents, where lively downtowns and family-orientated neighborhoods create a warm and inviting atmosphere.

When you join Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist, you are welcomed into an inclusive culture that celebrates and respects the contributions a diverse team can make together. In our nationally-renowned integrated health system, you can work alongside the most advanced minds in medicine to improve medicine, elevate hope and advance healing – for all.