Part-Time APP (NP or PA) / Inpatient Pain Service Nocturnist
Duke University Health System
Location: Durham, North Carolina
Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Internal Number: 211094
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Center for Advanced Practice
Part-time (0.5 FTE) Inpatient Pain Service NOCTURNIST Advanced Practice Provider (NP/PA)
The Duke Inpatient Pain Service Advanced Practice Provider (APP) provides direct patient care services to patients on the Inpatient Pain Service for all age groups (primarily adult populations but occasional pediatric consultations are expected) in collaboration with the attending physician, fellows other APPs and residents. The APP performs physical exams, collects and documents data, conducts diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, orders and schedules laboratory studies and professional consultations, prescribes appropriate interventions and medications, coordinates care, and provides direct patient care services. The APP contributes to excellence in patient care, research, teaching, and provides leadership to the organization.
NP: MSN or DNP graduate of an accredited graduate level Nurse Practitioner program.
PA: Master Degree graduate of accredited Physician Assistant program.
NP: Current RN licensure issued by NCBON and approval to practice as an NP.
PA: Current licensure issued by the NCMB with approval to practice as a Physician Assistant.
NP: National recognized certifciation to treat adults, i.e., FNP, AGNP, AGACNP, etc.
PA: PA-C via National Commission on Certification of PAs (NCCPA)
Experience in medical/surgical management as an advanced practice provider for at a minimum of 1 years is preferred but not required.
This position covers the inpatient pain service at night. Shifts are 12 hours in duration (6p-6a), including weekend shifts and holidays. These hours will be scheduled in collaboration with the other team members. This 0.5 FTE position will work SEVEN 12 hour shifts per month. Schedule may be changed by clinical leadership to meet department needs.
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