NP/PA - Orthopedic Surgery Madison WI

Job Title: NP/PA - Orthopedic Surgery Madison WI
Job ID: 0655019402
Employer: UW Health
Location: Madison, WI
Provider Category: Advanced Practice Providers (PA's, APRN's)
Provider Type: Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner
Specialty: Orthopedic Surgery
New Grads OK? No

As an Advanced Practice Provider, you'll play an integral role in our inpatient and ambulatory care teams by providing high-quality, cost-effective care to patients.

We are seeking a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to:
Provide comprehensive care to adults in an Orthopedic surgical subspecialty specializing in joint replacements.
First Assist in the OR.
Assist with the following procedures: joint injection and aspiration, administration of local infiltrative anesthesia/hematoma block, suture and staple placement or removal, drain placement and removal, percutaneous pin or external fixator removal, wound care and/or debridement, cast, splint or brace (orthopedic appliance) application and removal, interpretation of radiographic studies prior to reading by the responsible physician or radiologist, closed joint reduction, and closed fracture reduction and fluoroscopic examination.
Conduct comprehensive or episodic health history and physical assessment of patients/families with acute, chronic and/or potential health problems.
Minimum –
If Nurse Practitioner: Master’s or Doctorate’s degree from accredited Nursing Program.

If Physician Assistant: Bachelor’s or Master’s degree from accredited PA Program.
Preferred – Master’s degree or higher.

Work Experience:
Minimum - Two years of relevant clinical experience.
Preferred – Five years of relevant clinical experience.

Licenses and Certifications:
Minimum -
If Nurse Practitioner: Active RN, RN First Assist, and APNP license in State of Wisconsin AND active board certification as a NP. These include the following: Adult; Adult/Gerontology Acute Care; Family.

If Physician Assistant: Active PA license in State of Wisconsin AND active PA board certification.

All Nurse Practitioner and Physician Assistant applicants must have: Active DEA license or ability to apply for such license prior to or upon hire. CPR certification and advanced life support certifications if relevant to practice area (ACLS, PALS, NRP).

Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Professional demeanor
Ability to work as a member of a multidisciplinary team
Ability to prioritize tasks
Physical Requirements:
Heavy: Ability to lift up to 100 pounds maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying objects weighing up to 50 pounds.

Work Schedule:
100% FTE, Monday – Friday in between the hours of 8:00am and 5:00 pm. Minimal Weekend or Holiday coverage. No Call.

UW Health at The American Center – on Madison’s east side – is UW Health’s newest hospital and one of the most advanced hospitals and wellness centers in the country. Here, health care is seen as a holistic endeavor where our mission is to not only diagnose and treat you when you’re sick, but also to partner with you in health and wellness.

UW Health Clinics - our physicians and staff are dedicated to providing an exceptional patient and family experience by delivering the highest quality of care in a compassionate environment. With more than 80 primary and specialty care clinics located throughout Dane County and the surrounding areas, we are proud to have the opportunity to impact the communities we serve.

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UW Health values and embraces diversity and is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.