Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner

Spine Institute of Louisiana
Published
July 27, 2020
Location
Shreveport, LA
Job Type
 

Description

Location: Shreveport, Louisiana, 71101, United States
Job ID: 54376096
Posted: 2020-07-25
Position Title: Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner
Company Name: Spine Institute of Louisiana
Sector: Surgery - PA
Entry Level: NO
Job Duration: Indefinite
Min Education: Master's Degree
Min Experience: None
Required Travel: 0-10%

Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner
The Spine Institute of Louisiana is seeking either a Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner to add to its team of clinical professionals.

The mid-level providers at the Spine Institute of Louisiana act as an extension of the physician, working side by side with them in both the clinic and surgery settings.

Responsibilities include:

  • First assist (neurosurgery & spine cases)
  • Hospital rounds
  • Initial evaluations
  • injections
  • Pre-op and Post-op H&P's
  • Prescriptions
  • Coordinate with Physical Therapists
  • Ordering tests and evaluate X-Ray, CT scan and MRI
  • Seeing Patients in Clinic and Ultimately Running a Clinic Independent of Physician

The position averages 45 hours per week with minimal weekends and evenings. Call is 1/8. Successful candidates should be AANP or NCCPA-certified/eligible. New graduates are welcomed to apply. Nurse Practitioner candidates need to have completed the RNFA credential or have surgical experience as a first assist prior to August 2014 .

The location is Shreveport, Louisiana, a southern city with magnet programs in the public schools as well as 3 magnet elementary schools, a magnet middle school and high school, several universities local or nearby (LSU-S, Centenary College, Louisiana Tech, Grambling, and ULN), a metro airport, affordable housing, wide variety of outdoor activities, culture and cuisine, and a very reasonable cost of living.

Compensation: Very competitive. Additionally, there is an excellent full benefits package provided which includes a 401K plan, medical, dental & vision insurance and a profit sharing plan. Relocation package is offered.

Responsibilities include:

  • First assist (neurosurgery & spine cases)
  • Hospital rounds
  • Initial evaluations
  • injections
  • Pre-op and Post-op H&P's
  • Prescriptions
  • Coordinate with Physical Therapists
  • Ordering tests and evaluate X-Ray, CT scan and MRI
  • Seeing Patients in Clinic and Ultimately Running a Clinic Independent of Physician

The position averages 45 hours per week with minimal weekends and evenings. Call is 1/8. Successful candidates should be AANP or NCCPA-certified/eligible.

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