Physician Assistant OR Nurse Practitioner Providence, RI

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Physician Assistant OR Nurse Practitioner Providence, RI
Sign on bonus up to $2,500

We are looking for a motivated PA or NP to join our Emergency Practice full time in Providence, RI. We are seeking a licensed PA & NP with Emergency Medicine experience to join our group, providing EM coverage at 2 Hospitals in Providence and occasionally covering a hospital in Newport. We are looking for an Advanced Practice Provider (nurse practitioner or physician assistant) who is responsible for practicing emergency medicine in an Emergency Department setting. An Emergency Department Advanced Practice Provider (APP) will provide diagnostic, therapeutic, and preventive healthcare services. Advanced Practice Providers will take medical histories, examine and treat patients, order and interpret laboratory tests and x-rays, and make diagnoses. They will also perform diagnostic/therapeutic procedures and treat minor injuries, by suturing, splinting, and casting
About us:
Our physicians and providers treat over 250,000 patients per year at our four clinical sites, drawing patients from Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and Connecticut. As a non-profit foundation, we are committed to our mission and vision of academic and research support. We have proudly served the community for over 25 years.

Primary responsibilities:
• All patients who present for care will be assessed for an emergency medical condition under the criteria embodied in EMTALA
• Perform initial evaluations and treatment with a concurrent evaluation by the ED Staff Physician
• Perform treatment for critical care patients if the ED Staff Physician is physically present in exam room during the time of evaluation
• Conduct history and physical exam on patients in the emergency department and dictate patient's records
• Draw blood
• Venous and arterial (ABG) excluding femoral draws
• Start IV lines
• Insertion of foley catheters
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