Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) or Physician Assistant (APP)


Sierra Neurosurgery Group, the area’s leading provider of Neurosurgery, is looking for an APRN or PA-C to join one of our neurosurgery teams. Working at Sierra Neurosurgery Group means that you will have access to competitive medical, dental, and vision benefits along with options for life insurance and retirement savings with company contribution. You will also have the opportunity to work with kind, knowledgeable professionals dedicated to high levels of care to our patients. We offer competitive salary and the opportunity to work with the areaxe2x80x99s leading Neurosurgeons. Over the years, Sierra Neurosurgery Group has focused on bringing a range of surgical expertise into the practice. The result is an incredibly well rounded group of neurosurgeons, an interventional pain specialist, and a team of highly skilled nurse practitioners, physician assistants, medical assistants and support staff. We are a high volume, successful neurosurgery practice requiring dedication and ability to prioritize multiple tasks. We work hard while still having fun! Sierra Neurosurgery Group was a winner for Best Places to Work! About the Opportunity: The APRN or PA-C will provide medical care under the supervision of a neurosurgical physician while assessing and treating patients with neurosurgery diagnosis. Care is provided in a clinical, hospital and operative setting. This position is directly supervised by the team Neurosurgeon assigned as primary supervising physician but will receives direction from multiple physicians. In addition, this role shares in supervision of department medical assistants and may give clinical direction to nursing, radiology and office staff as needed. As an APN or PA-C with this group, responsibilities include, but not limited to: Seeing patients during clinical appointments at the office. Evaluate patients and render care, within the scope of practice outlined by state statute, in the inpatient, outpatient and clinical setting. Evaluate and modify healthcare plan as related to patient compliance and outcomes, under the collaborating or supervising physician. Write encounter History and Physicals, Progress Notes, transfer and referrals, medication and other orders as required for the management of patient care, as directed by a physician. Order, perform and interpret screening and diagnostic procedures and tests, and appropriately communicate and document information. Perform examination of patients, and obtain/document information regarding patient history. Maintain detailed, legible and confidential medical records in accordance with established protocol. Evaluate new patients who have not had an initial work up by a primary physician at physicianxe2x80x99s request. Assisting in surgical cases as needed by the physician. Evaluate pre and post xe2x80x93 op patients. Assists physician with clinic patients at physicianxe2x80x99s request. Perform other duties as assigned. What’s required: Required license or certification: Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant. Must have a license to practice in Nevada. Experience: Prefer 1-2 years as a practicing APN or PA-C. Prefer candidates with prior experience in Neurosurgery or Emergency Medicine but will consider highly motivated new graduates. Working Conditions: Normal medical office and exam room, hospital inpatient and outpatient settings. Possible exposure to communicable diseases, blood borne pathogens and other conditions common to this environment. Frequent contact with patients, staff, other providers and peers. Contact may involve dealing with angry, fearful or upset patients. Operating room setting may be fast-paced and stressful. Overtime work may be common. Physical/Mental Demands: Frequent standing, stooping, bending, walking, lifting and twisting. May require occasional assisting patients in standing, sitting or lying down. May involved lifting up to 60 lbs. Stress from dealing with multiple tasks, tense patients and surgical assisting. Requires manual dexterity to handle procedure equipment and tool. Requires hand dexterity for office machine operation, including telephone, writing utensils and computers; exam room equipment like blood pressure cuffs; and suture and staple removal. Privacy Rule Access: May have access to all patient protected health information when needed for appropriate care of the practices patients. May have access to patient billing and demographic PHI on an as needed basis. In order to complete coding and correct billing of services rendered. Job Type: Full-time Pay: $110,000.00 – $125,000.00 per year Benefits: 401(k) 401(k) matching Dental insurance Employee assistance program Flexible schedule Health insurance Life insurance Paid time off Retirement plan Vision insurance Medical specialties: Critical & Intensive Care Emergency Medicine Medical-Surgical Perioperative Care Surgery Trauma Medicine Standard shift: Day shift Weekly schedule: Monday to Friday Work setting: In-person License/Certification: Certified Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant license. (Required) Work Location: In person

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