Sanford Health APP - Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner - Trauma Surgery in Fargo, North Dakota

Job Title: APP - Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner | Trauma Surgery | Fargo, ND

City: Fargo

State: North Dakota

Department : TRAUMA PBB

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Varies

Hours Per Shift: 8 hr


Provides service to patients in acute, short and long term care settings by assisting physicians, assessing patients, and treating injuries and ailments. Obtains a thorough medical history from patient and performs a physical exam to determine patient's needs. Analyzes information collected from patient and establishes a diagnosis. Consults with physician if necessary. Formulates a plan for treatment of the patient and prescribes medicine if necessary in order to aid recovery and manage pain. Makes necessary healthcare referrals. Counsels patients and family members on prevention and treatment plan for health issues. May participate in clinical research studies.

• Schedule: Monday – Friday and occasional weekends

• Procedures/duties: Work with Trauma and Acute Care Surgery (TRACS) team. Provide comprehensive care of trauma and acute care surgery inpatients. Primary role is rounding on patients and discharging them. Occasionally will admit patients. Actively participate in Trauma Codes in the Emergency Department. Provide follow-up care in the TRACS clinic. No need to assist in OR at this time. Opportunity exists to participate in trauma research and to provide trauma outreach education.

• Department details: Five physicians, two nurse practitioners, and UND Surgical Residents

• Hospital (SMCF only) and TRACS clinic (I94 clinic at SMCF)

• Practice location: Hospital and TRACS clinic (both located in NEW Sanford Medical Center Fargo)


Requires current licensure to practice as an APRN in state of practice. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) registration is required for prescriptive privileges. Must be certified by one of these national certifying bodies: 1. American Academy of Nurse Practitioners 2. American Nurses Credentialing Center 3. National Certification Corporation for OB/GYN and Neonatal Nursing Specialties 4. National Certification Board of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners and Nurses 5. Oncology Nurses Certification Corporation 6. Critical Care Certification Corporation. Must have completed a program of study designed to prepare an RN for advanced practice and which meets Board of Nursing standards for practice as an APRN. A master's degree in nursing is required if practicing in ND and if initially licensed after Aug 1, 1995, otherwise preferred. Level of experience may vary depending on Service Area. Must have extensive advanced knowledge of nursing principles, practices and techniques.

About Sanford Health:

At Sanford Health, we are dedicated to the work of health and healing. Every day, we show that commitment by delivering the highest quality of care to the communities we serve. We are leaders in health care and strive to provide patients across the region with convenient access to expert medical care, leading-edge technologies and world-class facilities.

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City: Fargo

State: North Dakota

Job Function: Advanced Practice Provider APP

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Varies

Req Number: req11871