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Bariatric Nurse Pracitioner or Physician Assistant
WVU Medicine, located in Morgantown, WV has an opening for an Advanced Practice Professional (NP or PA) with its Bariatric Surgery program. The Advance Practice Professional (APP) will utilize clinical expertise in the care of bariatric surgery patients:
Completes comprehensive patient health evaluations (including biological, social and psychological assessments) in collaboration with the appropriate clinical team.
Assesses, and coordinates the educational and psychosocial needs of the patient and caretakers.
Develops and reviews the plan of care with the clinical team and participates in directing that care. Coordinates discharge planning.
Participate in the education of residents and medical/nursing students
Perform diagnostic procedures and therapeutic procedures.
Participates in the care of patients the pre/post/operative surgical arena; which may include first assisting in the Operating Room.
WVU Healthcare Bariatrics offers a comprehensive, surgical weight loss program. Our program has a strong focus on pre-surgery education and post-operative success. Our program is a Level 1 Accredited Bariatric Center by the American College of Surgeons. We are also an accredited Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program.
WVU Medicine offers many diverse opportunities for Advanced Practice Professionals in inpatient and outpatient settings. Ours teaching facility is a dynamic and collaborative work environment where you are respected as a team member and your contributions valued. APPs play a visible role in healthcare both at our institution and throughout the nation. You are a vital part of our healthcare team and are essential to the success of healthcare today and in the future.
Our Office of Advanced Practice is dedicated to the progression and development of Advanced Practice Professionals (APPs) with WVU Medicine as well as in the medical community at large. This office serves as a resource for all Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants. Whether you are a seasoned professional or a new grad, our mentorship program assists any new provider in transitioning to practice at WVU Medicine.
We employ nearly 7,000 people and are recognized both nationally and within the state as a great place to work. We are expanding our facility, services, and staff to better serve our patients and we're looking for more great employees to join our team. We offer a robust benefits package, excellent work/life balance, continuing education, sign-on bonus, competitive salaries and a collaborative learning environment.
We are located in Morgantown, West Virginia. Graced with four distinct seasons, Greater Morgantown is an extraordinary land of natural beauty; high country and mirrored lakes are gifts we call “Almost Heaven.” Just 50 miles south of Pittsburgh, PA, our flagship hospital WVU Hospitals, a 531-bed tertiary care center, Level 1 trauma center, serves as the primary teaching destination for West Virginia University’s health professions schools. We are a member of the West Virginia United Health System. Our system is quickly expanding and growing to better meet the needs of our patients.
We offer a competitive salary along with excellent benefits; including health/vision/dental, paid malpractice, CME allowance, paid time off, pension and retirement programs. A sign-on bonus is also available.
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