May 16, 2019

Nurse Practitioner - Orthopedics

  • Sutter Health
  • Sacramento, CA
Full time Health Care

Job Description

**Position Overview:** This position supports the Orthopedic Service Line. Principal responsibilities include assessing and managing the medical care of patients in collaboration with the physician. The incumbent will also communicate with other nursing staff and referring physician to ensure the continuity and coordination of care. **Qualifications:** **Education, Certifications and Licensure required for this position:** + Bachelors of Science in Nursing + Masters of Science or Master of Nursing degree, unless applicant began NP program before 1991 + Current California RN license + Current California Nurse Practitioner license + Furnishing and DEA number + BLS certification **Experience required for this position:** + Two years of experience as a registered nurse or nurse practitioner in an acute care setting is required + Documentation of what clinical experience was obtained during the formal nurse practitioner program that would demonstrate education in the care of surgical patients along with documentation of at least three (3) months prior experience in inpatient and/or outpatient settings demonstrating ability to work independently with surgical patients **Knowledge and Skills:** + Excellent organizational, interpersonal, oral and written communication skills + Ability to handle multiple priorities and work in a fast-paced environment. + Ability to work with individuals of diverse background and experience to create an effective working climate. **Organization:** Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento **Employee Status:** Regular **Employee Referral Bonus:** No **Benefits:** Yes **Position Status:** Exempt **Union:** No **Job Shift:** Day **Shift Hours:** 12 Hour Shift **Days of the Week Scheduled:** Monday-Friday **Weekend Requirements:** Saturday **Schedule:** Full Time **Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period:** 72 All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national origin (including possession of a driver's license issued to individuals who did not present proof of authorized presence in the U.S.), age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy or perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation. External hires must pass a background check/drug screening. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state, and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

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