Nurse Practitioner

Plymouth, MN; Vadnais Heights, MN

Requisition Number: NURSE001948

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Posted on August 24, 2022

Personal Growth. Expansion. Teamwork. Innovation. Be a part of a truly patient-first environment and an organization that cares about their employees.

This role will be part of a non-operative spine team and will provide services throughout Summit. This will be a full time salary position. Primary locations will be the Plymouth and Vadnais Heights campuses (rotating to Monticello outreach clinic as needed). 

This Nurse Practitioner will support a non-operative Spine Provider. The Advanced Practice Provider of this team works alongside the physician treating patients with cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine pathology. Treating acute and chronic conditions with more of an emphasis on non-surgical treatments of spine conditions. The role works with the physician in clinic and would progress to some independent clinic time after onboarding. This position would be working in the Summit Plymouth and Vadnais Heights location with outreach to Monticello. The role also has a rotation of call responsibilities with the spine service line.

The Nurse Practitioner practices medicine with physician supervision including conducting examinations and writing prescriptions. Additionally the Nurse Practitioner will assist with rooming of patients, assisting physician with clinic, documenting patient encounter in the electronic medical record, providing timely dictation of clinic notes and downloads each day as appropriate. The Nurse Practitioner will also assist in the initial evaluation and treatment of new patients and returning patients including:


o Recording patient history
o Performing physical examinations
o Reviewing medications, lab work, radiology reports and films
o Establishing activity and work restrictions and/or return to work plans
o Recommendations for functional capacity evaluations
o Assessing the need for physical therapy or other therapies and placing orders
o Recommendation for diagnostic and/or therapeutic injections
o Recommendation for surgical consultation

Summit Orthopedics, Ltd., provides the Twin Cities and Greater Minnesota with the full spectrum of orthopedic care including sub-specialty clinics, walk-in care at our OrthoQUICK clinics, imaging, bracing, therapy, surgery, and post-surgical stays at our Care Suites. Our expert team of physicians, surgeons, physician assistants, certified athletic trainers and therapists are part of the 1000+ employees who partner to provide quality care designed to support a healthier, more active lifestyle.

Summit Orthopedics is committed to providing equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations of federal, state and local governing boards and/or agencies.

Skills

  • Required: Basic Life Support

Education

  • Required: Masters in Nurse Practitioner

Experience

  • Required: Board Certification – American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Program (AANPCP)-Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) or Adult Nurse Practitioner (ANP)
  • Preferred: Previous Nurse Practitioner experience preferred. Prior orthopedic experience preferred.

Licenses & Certifications

  • Required: Registered Nurse