We are seeking a reliable and dependable Nurse Practitioner for immediate hire at a Bariatric/General Surgery practice. Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision.
We are looking for:
Professional, reliable, punctual
Able to see bariatric weight management patients independently, under MD supervision
Motivated to encourage patients, while implementing the bariatric surgical guidelines and the Advanced Weight Loss Surgery philosophy of treating patients for weight loss
Able to maintain a fast-paced environment, efficient use of time overall
Our patient charts are electronic, and we require computer literacy, as well as excellent verbal and written communication skills. We are seeking a candidate who possesses an upbeat, positive, can-do attitude, as well as a passion for bariatric and general surgery. Our primary focus is always on patient service, and we therefore require a candidate who genuinely cares for the well-being of our patients.
Duties will include conducting consultations/evaluations, assisting in small in-office procedures, pre and post operative care, providing post surgical follow up care with 4-5 days per week spent in the office.
Requirements include: Current Nursing License in the State of MD, Current ACLS/BLS.
Performs comprehensive medical exams for bariatric and general surgery patients requiring health evaluation.
Orders and reviews labs and other ancillary diagnostics tests, integrates into management plan
Collaborates and communicates effectively with other members of the healthcare team
Educating and guiding weight-management patients on healthy lifestyle habits
Managing overall patient care regarding lifestyle and surgical requirements
Maintains knowledge base by reading professional literature and attending staff development and continuing education courses annually.