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Requisition Number 17-0004
Post Date 1/27/2017
Title Bone Health Nurse Practitoner/Physician Assistant
City Phoenix
State AZ
Description

The CORE Institute delivers integrated, comprehensive musculoskeletal and neurological care. The CORE Institute is built upon a foundation of pioneering research, academics, community service, and a passion for excellence in patient care. The CORE Institute has locations in Arizona, Michigan, and Louisiana, with clinics planned to open in other states, as well as overseas, in the near future. The organization continues to be a leader in payor-reform initiatives, and it is at the forefront of systems-based quality programs which drive value and improve the quality of patient care.

The CORE Institute's fellowship-trained physicians provide specialized care in the areas of surgical, non-surgical and rehabilitative hip, knee, shoulder, elbow and ankle procedures, joint replacement, sports medicine, arthroscopy, fracture management, orthopedic traumatology, hand and wrist procedures, complex articular cartilage restoration, musculoskeletal oncology, foot and ankle reconstruction, physical medicine and rehabilitation, comprehensive spine care, pain management, clinical neurophysiology, epilepsy, headache and facial pain, neuromuscular medicine, spine and peripheral nerve disease, clinical neuroimmunology, multiple sclerosis, and general neurology care.

If you would like to be part of a dedicated, dynamic healthcare team in a challenging, rewarding environment, this is the place for you!

The CORE Institute is currently seeking a full time, motivated Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant to manage our Bone Health Clinic in collaboration with our designated Bone Health physician. Job Duties include:

Managing an osteoporosis clinic, practicipating in interdisiplinary team meetings regarding patient treatments, screening, assessing and treating patients, providing education, monitoring compliance with thereapy. Duties include both clinic work and hospital consults with a goal of preventing future fractures

Requirements

SKILLS/REQUIREMENTS:

Requires BS, MS,BSN, MSN preferred. Successful completion of an approved nurse practitioner or physicians assistant program. Minimum of two years professional experience in a clinic or hospital environment and two years of nurse practitioner/physician assistant experience. Current AZ state NP/PA license and Board Certified. Must be able to communicate effectively with physicians, patients, and the public and be capable of establishing good working relationships with both internal and external customers.

KNOWLEDGE:

Knowledge of acute and chronic protocols, administration of medications, delivering physical care following treatment plan

Knowledge of how to assess patient health and measure/record physiologic and growth indices

Knowledge of health promotion principles and techniques and patient learning measurements

SKILLS:

Skill in gathering and analyzing physiological, socioeconomic and emotional patient data

Skill in accurately evaluating patient problems in person or via phone and providing appropriate follow-up

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