Join our Team of Healthcare Professionals
Southwest Neuroscience and Spine Center is seeking a full-time Acute Care Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to work with one of our Neurosurgeons. The ideal candidate is self-motivated, eager to learn, and ready to hit the ground running in our exciting and fast-paced work environment. Primary responsibilities include all aspects of care for neurosurgical patients in the clinic setting as well as hospital consults, inpatient rounding, call, and surgical assist. The emphasis of the practice includes minimally invasive care of spinal pathology, intracranial pathology, and care of neurosurgical trauma patients. A typical work week will include 2 days of clinic and 2-3 surgical days with 5 days of call spread over a month.
About our practice:
Southwest Neuroscience and Spine Center is home to five neurosurgeons and is located in Amarillo, TX. The physicians, nurses, and entire staff work together to provide the best possible care for every patient. To learn more about us go to www.swneuro.com
·Independently see and assess patients with neurosurgical conditions; document care provided to support the continuity of patient care and optimum patient outcomes
·Conduct clinical assessment of patients to develop diagnosis and implement a treatment plan according to best practice guidelines including counseling and education to facilitate optimum patient outcomes
·Order and interpret lab and diagnostic tests
·Collaborate with supervising physician in managing acute and long-term medical needs of patients
·Submit billing and charge data in an accurate and timely manner
·Graduate of an accredited Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant program
·Master’s degree in Nursing, Physician Assistant Studies, or related
·Current licensure in the state of Texas
·Current DEA license
·Current national board certification
·Certified Surgical First Assistant
·Three years’ experience as a practicing mid-level provided preferred
·Experience in neurosurgery preferred
·Experience in a fast-paced, high customer volume work environment highly desirable
·Ability to exercise prudent and independent judgment, relative decision making with a high degree of accountability
·Excellent clinical, verbal and written communication, organization, and time management skills
Compensation and Benefits
·A competitive base salary is provided along with a bonus based on practitioner’s net profitability. Medical benefits are offered as well as a generous 401K program available with employer match.
FMC Services, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants are considered for all positions regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital or veteran status.