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NP/PA Emergency Medicine

Company: KURZ Solutions
Location: Long Beach
Posted on: May 10, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description PA/NP - Emergency Medicine Home of the Spruce Goose and the Queen Mary The Community - Long Beach, CA What makes The Urban Waterfront Playground perfect? Is it the ideal weather? The exciting attractions? The unique events? The gorgeous setting? The trendy shopping? The delicious dining? How about all of the above. You name it, Long Beach has it. Voted one of America's "Most Walkable Cities," Long Beach is comprised of eight distinct neighborhoods and tucked in along the waterfront centrally located to Los Angeles and Orange County. Experience the big-city feel with small-town charm in a unique oceanfront setting - Welcome to Long Beach. Explore Long Beach The Facility VA Long Beach Healthcare System (VALBHS) is one of the most diversified health care systems in VA, and it includes Tibor Rubin VA Medical Center located in Long Beach, California, and five Community-Based Outpatient Clinics located in Anaheim, Laguna Hills, Santa Ana, Santa Fe Springs, and Villages at Cabrillo in Long Beach. VLBHS provides comprehensive inpatient, outpatient, and extended care programs. It employs more than 2,200 full-time employees and is the health care provider of choice for more than 50,000 Veterans. Active in both research and education, partnering with universities and education centers across Southern California, it trains a new generation of health care leaders. 5901 East Seventh Street Long Beach, CA 90822-5201 Urgent Care/ ER Department care for approximately 30,000 patients per year. The ER Department consists of nine (9) beds and emergency care services are provided on a 24-hour basis for adults, adolescent children and infants. The Urgent Care Department operates from 8 am - 8 pm, Monday through Sunday including Holidays. The Urgent Care Department consists of six (6) beds and is staffed by mid-level providers (Physician Assistants or Nurse Practitioners) who see patients that present for acute care and who have been triaged as lower acuity. RESPONSIBILITIES Scope of Care: Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants (as appropriate and within scope of practice/privileging) shall be responsible for providing Emergency Department care, including, but not limited to: Evaluation, Emergent Treatment and Management : Employment of the principles of emergency care for life/limb threats, resuscitation and stabilization, triage, diagnosis and disposition. Initial evaluation, emergent treatment and management of minor wound care, respiratory illness, gastrointestinal illness, burns, musculoskeletal trauma, dermatological illness, ENT, eye and urological problems. Initial evaluation, emergent treatment and management of minor procedures such as local infiltration anesthesia, incision and drainage, simple laceration repair, nail trephination, electro-coagulation, nasal cautery, gastric lavage, bladder catheterization, peripheral venous line insertion, and spinal immobilization. Initial evaluation, emergent treatment and management of abdominal and gastrointestinal disorders (including trauma) of the esophagus, stomach, small bowel and colon rectum and anus, liver and biliary tree and pancreas. Initial evaluation, emergent treatment and management of cardiovascular disorders (including trauma) involving cardiac failure, differential diagnosis of chest pain, cardiac structural disorders, cardiac rhythm and conduction defects, pericardial disorders, disease of peripheral arteries and veins, shock, and cutaneous disorders. Initial evaluation, emergent treatment and management of emergent disorders caused by antigens, organisms and other foreign substances such as reactions of hypersensitivity; reactions from venoms, bites and stings; reactions caused by infectious agents; disorders due to chemical, drug and physical agents; and disorders associated with the environment to include barotraumas, near drowning, electrical injury, hypothermia and radiation injury. Initial evaluation, emergent treatment and management of emergent disorders of the hematopoietic system such as anemia, coagulopathy and management of acute neoplastic disease complication. Initial evaluation, emergent treatment and management of emergent disorders of endocrine, metabolic and nutritional natures relating to acid-base disturbances, adrenal, parathyroid and thyroid disturbances. Initial evaluation, emergent treatment and management of emergent disorders of the head and neck (including trauma) involving the ears, nose, oral cavity, larynx/trachea, face and vestibular system. Initial evaluation, emergent treatment and management of emergent disorders (including trauma) of the eye involving the lids and lachrymal apparatus conjunctiva, cornea, sclera, internal aspects of the globe and orbit. Initial evaluation, emergent treatment and management of emergent disorders (including trauma) of the musculoskeletal system involving shoulder girdle, upper extremity and hand, lower extremity and foot, thorax and vertebrae and arthropathies. Initial evaluation, emergent treatment and management of emergent disorders (including trauma) of the nervous system including cerebral edema, coma, cranial nerve disease, cerebro-vascular disease and infection. Initial evaluation, emergent treatment and management of emergent disorders of psychiatric origin including depression, anxiety reactions, suicide and psychosis. Initial evaluation, emergent treatment and management of emergent respiratory disorders including pulmonary, infection, trauma, neoplasia, metabolic and complications of cardiovascular disease. Initial evaluation, emergent treatment and management of emergent renal and urologic disorders including acute/chronic renal failure, infections, obstructive uropathy and hematuria and trauma. Initial evaluation, emergent treatment and management of emergent OB/GYN disorders such as trauma, infection and pregnancy (ectopic and intra-uterine). Suture minor lacerations. REQUIREMENTS Be a graduate of a NP/PA accredited program recognized by the United States Maintain an active, current and unrestricted license in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth of the U.S. or in the District of Columbia as a Physician Assistant. Possess a minimum of one (1) year experience within the preceding three (3) years in an outpatient, Emergency Department environment. Possess certification as a Nurse Practitioner by the AANC or AANP or Physician Assistant as determined by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistant (NCCPA). Be certified in American Heart Association Basic Life Support and Advanced Cardiac Life Support. Be a U.S. citizen or be legally eligible to work in the U.S. and have the ability to communicate, understand, read and write English proficiently. KurzSolutions is committed to improving health outcomes by providing well-managed companies with the top healthcare talent in the market. www.kurzsolutions.com

Keywords: KURZ Solutions, Long Beach , NP/PA Emergency Medicine, Healthcare , Long Beach, California

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