Abdominal Transplant Fellowship APP / Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant
Duke University Health System
Location: Durham, North Carolina
Internal Number: 228295
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ABDOMINAL TRANSPLANT FELLOWSHIP
Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner
Job Location - Duke University Hospital
Time Line -
Position Starts September 1, 2023 and ends August 30, 2024
Interviews will be conducted in spring 2023 with selection made by May 31, 2023
The Duke Abdominal Transplant Surgery Advanced Practice Provider (NP or PA-C) Fellowship rotates through all clinical settings in the transplant service this includes inpatient and outpatients locations. The APP transplant fellow will work alongside APPs and MDs to provide direct patient care services for surgically and medically ill adult, adolescent and pediatric patients at Duke University Hospital or in the clinic in collaboration with medical and surgical physicians. The APP Fellow performs physical exams, collects and documents data, conducts diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, orders and schedules laboratory studies and professional consultations, prescribes appropriate interventions and medications, coordinates the care and discharge of patients, may assist in the operating room and provides direct patient care services. The APP Fellow contributes to excellence in patient care, research, teaching, and provides leadership in the organization.
Goals of APP Transplant fellowship:
Acquire a deep and broad knowledge base of the common disease processes for which patients are hospitalized, understanding the pathophysiology, various presenting clinical presentations and disease prognosis
Develop a diverse differential diagnosis and respective diagnostic and treatment plan based upon the patient's presenting symptoms along with evidence-based and cost-effective medical care
Manage patients effectively throughout the whole hospital stay, including admission, daily rounds and continuing evaluation, and dismissal, while remaining cognizant of the patient's emotional, physical and spiritual needs
Learn practice management, including strategies in training APPs and APP students
Develop keen verbal skills to effectively communicate with colleagues, physicians, patients and ancillary staff to ultimately become a key part of the inpatient health care delivery team
NP: Graduate of MSN or DNP Acute Care Nurse Practitioner program.
NP: Acute Care Nurse Practitioner that can treat adolescents and adults
PA: Current and uninhibited license issued by NCMB with authorization to practice as a PA
NP: Current and uninhibited RN license issued by NCBON with authorization to practice as a NP
Primary hours will be Monday - Friday, 12-hour days. Expect schedule to fluctuate based on rotation needs. This is an immersive 1 year commitment and you can anticipate working 45-50 hours per week.
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