Advanced Practice Provider - Ortho Surgery (Joint Replacement)

  • Location: Sheffield Village, OH
  • Posted: Aug 11, 2019

Job Description


Seeking a full-time Advanced Practice Provider to work in surgical Ortho (joint replacement - hips and knees) clinics and OR. This position will travel to different locations on the west side. M-F day shift with occasional rotating weekends (call).


Position Summary:
This position exists to provide assessment, necessary interventions and tests with resulting diagnosis to patients.
• Performs patient assessments and conducts follow-up visit
• Assist surgeons in the OR during surgery
• Establishes plan of care and implements interventions
• Provides interdisciplinary team patient care
• Offers educational development to staff, patients, families


Position Requirements:
Demonstrated competence as a practitioner
Effective oral and written communication skills
A variety of technical patient care devices specific to the clinical area
Computers and selected office equipment

Experience and Knowledge:
Demonstrated leadership skills
Demonstrated skills in interpersonal relationships

Nurse Practitioner:
Nursing Doctorate or Master of Science in Nursing with emphasis on clinical practice.
Physician Assistant:
Completion of a formal Physician Assistant training from an accredited program with NCCPA certification.

Required Credentials, Licensure or Certification (i.e. RN, RRT):
Nurse Practitioner:
Current Registered Nurse licensure to practice in Ohio.
Current APRN license to practice in Ohio.
Nurse Practitioner certification - Adult or Family

RNFA certification
Physician Assistant:
DEA license

Preferred Qualifications:
Experienced APP
Experience working with Ortho joint replacement patient population

Salary Information


Contact Information

University Hospitals


Schedule Information

Schedule: Days

University Hospitals

3605 Warrensville Ctr. Rd.
Shaker Heights, OH 44122

Phone: (216) 767-8900



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