NP/PA - Perioperative Surgical Home Opportunity (PSH)
Lynchburg, VA

Centra Medical Group is seeking an NP/PA for this new and exciting opportunity to provide team-based, coordinated care to manage the patient’s experience and improve quality.

The Perioperative Surgical Home (PSH) is a patient-centered, provider-led continuity of care delivery model that includes multi-specialty care teams and cost-efficient use of resources at all levels, utilizing shared decision-making.

Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant will perform clinical functions during the pre-surgical testing phase of perioperative patient care to ensure that the patient and care team are fully prepared for surgery.  Perioperative Surgical Home care reduces post-op complications, shortens hospital stay, and increases patient satisfaction with better outcomes.

Requirements – graduate from an accredited Masters/Doctorate NP/PA program, board certified, Virginia state licensure in good standing.  Perioperative/Surgical experience desired.

Job duties to include:

·       Patient assessments to evaluate surgical patients prior to surgery

·       Orders and interprets necessary pre-operative testing results, clearance consultations, reports, referral responses, labs, imaging studies, etc and develop a plan of care/manage the results according to current protocols

·       Conducts consultations with supervising physician(s) and plans, orders and interprets additional testing as needed

·       Conducts appropriate patient education activities and coaching

·       Communicates concerns and changes in plan with appropriate personnel

Work Schedule:      Monday-Friday – days

4 APP positions will be hired – 3 will work in the Pre-Surgery clinic and the 4th will do hospital rounding for late add-ons for surgery.

About the Area:
Lynchburg, with a population of 85,000, is a great safe place to raise a family.  Tons of outdoor activities to enjoy that include hiking, biking, mountain bike trails, camping, boating, fishing & canoeing.  Hike the beautiful Sharp Top Mountain or Appalachian Trail or Bike on the Blackwater Creek Trail or Percival’s Island in the heart of the city.  The Lynchburg Academy Center of the Arts offers some of America’s finest performing artists.  Enjoy an evening minor league baseball game with our Lynchburg Hillcats.  Children will enjoy outdoor summer movies at the park, county fairs, apple orchards, pumpkin patches and picking blueberries & strawberries.  They will love Amazement Square, an interactive hands-on children’s museum in downtown Lynchburg.  Beautiful Smith Mountain Lake is also nearby.

Throughout our region, you'll find an extraordinary quality of life in friendly communities with remarkably diverse and affordable housing options. Whether you prefer urban lofts, historic mansions, suburban estates, waterfront condos, or traditional, tree-lined residential neighborhoods, it's all waiting for you here.  Taxes and utility rates are very moderate, contributing to a low overall cost of living. 

There's also the convenience of being just a few hours away from coastal beaches and major metro areas such as Richmond, Charlotte, and Washington, DC.  Travel by air at Lynchburg Regional Airport or by Amtrak at our Kemper Street station.

 

For more information or to apply, contact Robin Moon, Sr. Provider Recruiter at:

Robin.Moon@centrahealth.com 
Specialty Other Sub Specialty Other Specialty
Hospital N/A (more info) Community Lynchburg/Central Region (more info)