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Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant - Duke Children Cardiology of Fayetteville, NC

Duke Health
Fayetteville

Job Description

School of Medicine:

Established in 1930, Duke University School of Medicine is the youngest of the nations top medical schools. Ranked tenth among its peers, the School takes pride in being an inclusive community of outstanding learners, investigators, clinicians, and staff where traditional barriers are low, interdisciplinary collaboration is embraced, and great ideas accelerate translation of fundamental scientific discoveries to improve humanhealth locally and around the globe.

Comprised of 2,400 faculty physicians and researchers, the Duke University School of Medicine along with the Duke University School of Nursing and Duke University Health System create Duke Health. Duke Health is a world-class health care network. Founded in 1998 to provide efficient, responsive care, the health system offers a full network of health services and encompasses Duke University Hospital, Duke Regional Hospital, Duke Raleigh Hospital, Duke Primary Care, Private Diagnostic Clinic, Duke Home and Hospice, Duke Health and Wellness, and multiple affiliations.

Duke Pediatric Cardiology and Duke University School of Medicine is seeking an Outpatient Advanced Practice Provider(nurse practitioner or physicians assistant) to service an outreach clinic located in Fayetteville, NC. Candidates should be motivated to contribute to a thriving out-patient pediatric cardiology practice and to serve the local community. The job will entail independent practice but with immediate support available from a core group of pediatric cardiologists conducting daily clinics at Duke Childrens Cardiology of Fayetteville. Cardiology experience (pediatric or adult) preferred; training will be provided to ensure comfort with the needs of the sub-specialty practice.

Position requirements
Education:
NP: Work requires completion of accredited graduate level Nurse Practitioner Program.
PA: Work requires graduation from a Physician Assistant progra maccredited by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA) or its predecessor agencies.

Licensure:
NP: Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the state of North Carolina and approval to practice as an NP.
PA: Licensure as a Physician Assistant in the state of North Carolina.

Certification:
NP: National certification as an NP
PA: National Commission on Certification of PAs (NCCPA) certification is required

Experience:
Masters degree required for Nurse Practitioners and strongly preferred for Physician Assistants. Prior experience as a Nurse Practitioner/PhysicianAssistant in a pediatric or cardiac clinical setting preferred .

Life support:
BLS
PALS
ACLS

Physical and mental requirements:
Able to clearly articulate scope of practice, and practices within those guidelines as a Nurse Practitioner / Physician Assistant in the state of North Carolina and within the Duke University Health System.
Able to independently seek out resources and work collaboratively to solve complex problems
Able to communicate clearly with patients, families, visitors, healthcare team, physicians, administrators, leadership, and others.
Able to use sensory and cognitive functions to process and prioritize information, perform health assessments, treatment, and follow-up.
Able to use fine motor skills
Able to record activities, document assessments & interventions; prepare reports and presentations;
Able to use computer and learn new software programs
Able to provide leadership in clinical area of expertise and in meeting organizational goals
Able to navigate the clinic and community settings and DUHS to provide clinical expertise
Able to remain focused and organized
Able to work collaboratively with all levels of personnel

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideasan exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

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