Advanced Practice Provider (APP - NP/PA) – PRN Emergency Medicine – Lancaster Medical Center

  • R-0000002359
  • Lancaster, South Carolina
  • Advanced Practitioner
  • Nursing/Advanced Practice Provider/Therapist
  • Part Time

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Entity

MUSC Community Physicians (MCP)

Worker Type

Employee

Worker Sub-Type​

PRN

Department

CC001778 MUHA | MCP - Chester Emergency Services

Pay Rate Type

Hourly

Pay Grade

Health-32

Scheduled Weekly Hours

0

Work Shift

Rotating (United States of America)

Job Description Summary

Lancaster Medical Center is seeking a PRN Emergency Medicine Advanced Practice Provider to join our team alongside 8 physicians and 4 other advanced practice providers. LMC is a community hospital within The Medical University of South Carolina’s Health System and operates a moderate acuity Emergency Department in Lancaster, South Carolina, seeing 38,000 patients per year.

Job Description

Entity/Organization: MUSC Community Physicians (MCP)

Job Title: MUHA –Advanced Practice Provider (APP - NP/PA) – PRN Emergency Medicine – Lancaster Medical Center

Job Summary/ Purpose:
MUSC Health - Lancaster Medical Center is seeking a PRN Emergency Medicine Advanced Practice Provider to join our team alongside 8 physicians and 4 other advanced practice providers. LMC is a community hospital within The Medical University of South Carolina’s Health System and operates a moderate acuity Emergency Department in Lancaster, South Carolina, seeing 38,000 patients per year.

Position Details:
- PRN position - 10 to 20 hours per week
- EPIC EMR infrastructure
- Competitive Compensation
- Paid malpractice coverage
- Regular and Roth retirement plans available

Fair Labor Standards Act Status: Hourly/Non- exempt

Hours per week: PRN

Scheduled Work Hours/Shift: Varies


Patient Population Focus
Emergency Department Management

Patient Population Age Range
13years-death

Required Training and Experience   

Required Minimum Training: Completion of an accredited Physician Assistant program and currently licensed or eligible for licensure as a Physician Assistant or completion of an accredited Nurse Practitioner Program and currently licensed or eligible for licensure as an APRN as noted below.

APRN License Type/Certification:

  • AGPNP/ANP (Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner or Adult Nurse Practitioner): Adult pts (13 years to death), stable chronic disease state management or primary care setting.
  • FNP (Family Nurse Practitioner): (birth to death) Stable chronic disease state management, primary care across the lifespan.

Required Experience: 2 years of Emergency Room Experience as an APP, or graduation from an Emergency Room Fellowship

Preferred Training and Experience

Preferred Training:
Physician Assistant (PA) or if APRN, License Type/Certification identified below:

  • AGACNP or ACNP (Adult Gerontology Acute Care NP/Acute Care Nurse Practitioner): Adult pts (13 years to death), acutely ill or injured, potentially unstable, or technologically dependent (vents, drips, monitors, etc.)
  • FNP with current Emergency Room Nurse Practitioner (ENP) Certification
  • AGPNP/ANP with current Emergency Room Nurse Practitioner (ENP) Certification

Preferred Experience: If APRN, 4 years as an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner in an Adult Emergency Department.

Degree of Supervision
Advanced Practice Registered Nurse or Physician Assistant will be assigned a Primary Supervising/Collaborating Physician employed by MUSC and will report directly to this physician.

Required Licensure, Certifications, Registrations

All certifications must be current and complete prior to start date:

  • Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) required for adult inpatient positions

If applicable, DHEC and DEA license applications must be started prior to first day

Job Duties

 Provides direct care to patients through the following activities:

  • Takes comprehensive history and performs physical examinations
  • Evaluates and treats on the basis of history, physical examination, radiological, laboratory, and other diagnostic test results pursuant to the practice agreement or scope of practice guideline
  • Performs the following therapeutic procedures in accordance with procedural privileges, skill and proficiency as approved by the Clinical Division Chief:
    • Administration of Local and Digital Anesthesia
    • Complicated and Uncomplicated Repair of Lacerations
    • Removal of Foreign Bodies from Eyes, Ears, Nose, Skin, and Wounds
    • Trepination of Subungual Hematomas
    • Incision and Drainage of Abscesses
    • Urethral Catheterization
    • Placement of Peripheral Venous Access
    • Placement of Central Lines [with proof of competency]
    • Placement of Thoracostomy
    • Endotracheal Intubation [with proof of competency]
    • ACLS
    • Arterial Puncture
    • Venipuncture
    • Lumbar Puncture [with proof of competency]
    • Application of Splints
    • Arthrocentesis
  • Initiates referrals to other health care provides, and/or consults with the attending physician or the collaborating physician
  • Documents and bills for direct care provided
  • Utilizes current research and evidence-based decision-making in all clinical practice
  • Performs and participates in quality/performance improvement activities and clinical research
  • Participates in and supports accreditation, compliance, and regulatory activities of the organization
  • Demonstrates responsibility for professional practice through active participation in professional organizations and continuing education
  • Potential to precept students at MUSC enrolled as an advanced practice provider student; and facilitates the learning of other new team members
  • APRN or PA must maintain licenses, certifications, CNEs/CMEs, etc. as required by applicable policies and state law

Physical Requirements

Continuous requirements are to perform job functions while standing, walking and sitting. Ability to bend at the waist, kneel, climb stairs, reach in all directions, fully use both hands and legs, possess good finger dexterity, perform repetitive motions with hands/wrists/elbows and shoulders, reach in all directions. Ability to be qualified physically for respirator use, initially and as required. Maintain 20/40 vision corrected, see and recognize objects close at hand and at a distance, work in a latex safe environment and work indoors. Frequently lift, lower, push and pull and/or carry objects weighing 50 lbs(+/-) unassisted, exert up to 50 lbs of force, lift from 36" to overhead 25 lbs. Infrequently work in dusty areas and confined/cramped spaces. 

Additional Job Description

About MUSC Health Lancaster Medical Center

MUSC Lancaster Medical Center is a 100-bed acute care hospital network in Lancaster, South Carolina. The MUSC Regional Health Network includes four community medical centers, and a brand new highly anticipated 98-bed planned hospital to be built in Indian Land by 2023.

Located just 40 minutes from Charlotte, NC, Lancaster residents enjoy easy access to metropolitan amenities such as NBA games at the Spectrum Arena, world-class performances at the Blumenthal Center for the Arts, and an international airport while benefiting from a favorable cost of living, outdoor access, and education system in Lancaster County. From Lancaster, you can enjoy an NFL game with the Carolina Panthers in just 30 minutes, or the beach in just 2 ½ hours. Its central location, favorable economic environment, cultural diversity, and recreational opportunities make the Lancaster area an ideal place to work, live, and play.

If you like working with energetic enthusiastic individuals, you will enjoy your career with us!

The Medical University of South Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer. MUSC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, age, sex, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, protected veteran status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by state laws and/or federal regulations. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment based upon applicable qualifications, merit and business need.

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