N.P. LONG TERM CONTRACT ASSIGNMENT - Fort Polk, Louisiana - NurseRecruiter.com

Per Diem Nursing Job in
Fort Polk , Louisiana, 71459

Inquire about this Job

Share This Job
Physician Assistant or Family Practice Nurse Practitioner

Location: Fort Polk, LA
HOURS OF PERFORMANCE
Hours of performance are 1100-2300 Monday through Sunday. The mid shift can flex start/end times by as much as two hours on any given day depending on availability of mid-level PA provider coverage

DESCRIPTION OF WORK.
Physician Assistant or Family Practice Nurse Practitioner to work at the medical treatment facility BayneJones Army Community Hospital, Fort Polk, Louisiana as required by this Performance Based

The Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner shall meet the following minimum qualifications:
License/registration. Personal services contractors must have and maintain a current, active, valid, unrestricted state license to practice medicine in one of the 50 states in the United States, or the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Guam or the US Virgin Islands as required to obtain or renew a DEA registration number under the then effective DEA rules. License must correspond to DEA registration number.

Current National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) certification, American
Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) certification, or American Academy of Nurse Practitioner (AANP)
certification.

Have a minimum of one year of experience within the last two years routinely practicing as a physician
assistant or nurse practitioner in rendering emergency medicine..
Have and maintain current Basic Cardiac Life Support (BLS), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification by way of an American Heart Association approved training program. Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS), is preferred, but not required. Should the provider require recertification the costs for the recertification shall be borne by the contractor.
Shall be able to read, write, and speak English fluently to be able to communicate effectively with patients and other healthcare providers.
Shall be required to meet Continuing Medical Education (CME) requirements.

The contractor shall ensure contract HCP has received Occupational Safety and Health Administration
(OSHA) required training for the position in which they will perform, and that training currency is maintained.
Documentation of such training shall be provided to the Contracting Officer's Representative (COR).
Shall be able to work well with department and external employee staff.

Orientation and Training will be required.

SPECIFIC TASKS: The contractor shall be fully aware that, other than ancillary and support personnel, the contract provider shall be fully prepared to provide all of the emergency services required without assistance or supplementation by other MTF providers. Contract providers performing services under this contract shall have sufficient experience to be able to adequately diagnose and treat diseases/injuries; perform medical procedures/tasks to include, but not limited, to the following:

Shall be capable of performing a full range of general medical services to include the ability and
experience to adequately diagnose and treat urgent/acute disease and injuries including but not limited to:
Skin, Head, Eyes, Ears, Nose, Nose/Throat, Neck, Cardiovascular System, Gastrointestinal System, Lymphatic
System, Musculoskeletal System, Genitourinary System, Reproductive System, Psychiatric Disease, Central
Nervous System, Endocrine System, and Peripheral Nervous System.

Provide a full range of emergency services or crisis intervention in the absence of the physician, including lifesaving emergency procedures in order to stabilize a patient within the scope of practice and approved protocols.
Examine all eligible military healthcare system beneficiaries for emergency medical care to render a medical
assessment of their condition, take appropriate action.
Provide immediate evaluation and management of emergency patients as they present themselves for care. When treating urgent and non-urgent patients (and sufficient patients are available in these categories), the contract provider shall see no less than an average of two patients per hour.
Provide emergency medical care to both inpatients, if part of code team response, and outpatients, summon appropriate on-call specialists as necessary, and continue medical management until the arrival of the appropriate specialist.

Respond to “Code Blue” (cardiac or respiratory arrest) medical emergency alerts within the hospital and provide resuscitation treatment until more specialized treatment arrives. Should resuscitation efforts be unsuccessful, the physician on duty shall pronounce the patient dead, complete necessary records, and notify the next-of-kin, if the next of-kin is physically present.

Patients presenting themselves with non-acute conditions will be reassured and treated in priority as established by medical triage.

Provide emergency care to patients in the holding area when necessary.

Prepare appropriate narrative summaries and patient profile changes. Document history, physical examinations, and preoperative diagnosis. Maintain documentation of treatment IAW established procedures.
Use facility electronic medical record as directed.
If staffing permits, accompany emergency room technicians on ambulance runs when indicated by the nature of the emergency. This includes initial response for disaster-type situations. Remain on the scene until relieved by a staff physician.
Perform emergency room procedures compatible with the medical facility’s operating capacity and equipment.
Respond to mass casualty situations in accordance with hospital procedures.
As workload permits during scheduled duty, contract providers shall attend meetings as required by the MTF.
Become familiar with the hospital formulary. Remain in the emergency room or immediately available to the emergency room throughout the tour of duty, except in response to emergencies and/or disaster ambulance runs. Remain on tour of duty until appropriate replacement is on site.
Verify the content and correctness of all prepared and transcribed reports by affixing his/her own signature and stamp to all copies of the document and validating its contents.
Document appropriate history, physical examination, required laboratory and x-ray examinations, and preliminary diagnosis (as appropriate) prior to healthcare treatment.

Job Requirements

The Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner shall meet the following minimum qualifications:
License/registration. Personal services contractors must have and maintain a current, active, valid, unrestricted state license to practice medicine in one of the 50 states in the United States, or the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Guam or the US Virgin Islands as required to obtain or renew a DEA registration number under the then effective DEA rules. License must correspond to DEA registration number.

Location

Fort Polk, Louisiana , 71459

Employment Type

Per Diem

Employer

New Wave People Inc.

Date Posted

Jul 8th, 2019

Not what you're looking for? No problem! Register now to gain access to our entire job board.

Find More Jobs