Advanced Practice Provider (APP) Fellow - Neurosurgery 2024

Fairfax, Virginia
Jun 05, 2024
Jun 28, 2024
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Description

The Advanced Practice Provider (APP) Fellow, is a postgraduate position for Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant gaining experience and skill-set through a Critical Care fellowship. You will learn how to provide safe and therapeutic care in holistic and systemic way to include the assessment and overall management of care for critically ill patients under the supervision of an MD.

Job Responsibilities

  • Completes clinical rotations and required clinical hours/week actively participating as a member of the care team under the supervision of an assigned, experienced preceptor.
  • Attends scheduled didactic classes and clinical simulation labs as required.
  • Participates in assigned case presentations, quality improvement projects, and participate in a variety of professional development and leadership opportunities.
  • Independently and in collaboration with primary preceptor, physician(s) and interdisciplinary team members, performs high quality clinical practice and effective patient management by providing safe and competent care to patients.
  • Demonstrates technical expertise by performing diagnostic and therapeutic procedures independently as required.
  • Demonstrates teamwork by communicating effectively and working cooperatively with all members of the health care team.
  • Performs evaluation, admission, and management of critical care patients in a setting independent of an in house attending physician.
  • Functions as a member of a collaborative multidisciplinary healthcare team to provide quality patient care.
  • Displays respect for and appreciation for the contribution from all team members in order to foster positive working relationships.
  • Participates in Quality/Best Practice initiatives by utilizing standards and guidelines for cost-effective care delivery in order to continuously improve patient care and enhance outcomes.
  • Provides patient care and participates in the Fellowship in a style that encompasses the Inova Values.

Additional Requirements

Graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant Program, or Bachelors in Nursing and Masters in Advanced Clinical Practice or graduate of a post masters certificate program for nurse practitioners, OR certificate from an education program that is accredited by the Council of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs/Schools, American College of Nurse Midwives, American Association of Colleges of Nursing of the National League for Nursing.Either no critical care experience or less than 1 year critical care experience.ACLS if critical care.IF NP - RN Compact License (depending on State of primary residence) and a license (or eligibility for) as a nurse practitioner in the Commonwealth of Virginia AND a "Prescriptive Authority for Licensed Nurse Practitioners Practice Agreement" signed by sponsoring/supervising physician(s), AND a written "Scope of Practice/Protocol" signed by the supervising physician, AND "Prescriptive Authority License" AND "Drug Enforcement Administration License" (if prescribing controlled substances)