Frye Regional Medical Center located in Hickory, NC is seeking a PA / NP with TAVR experience for a busy cardiology practice. Job Responsibilities Assess patient health status including state of wellness, compliance with care plan and determines appropriate diagnostic and therapeutic procedures. Provides acute and chronic patient care including taking histories, physicals, monitoring therapies. Administers medications and injections in compliance with state law and clinic guidelines. Supervises treadmill stress tests. Rotates weekend hospital coverage with other MLP’s. Orders appropriate laboratory and diagnostic procedures. Interprets and integrates data to determine preliminary diagnosis and therapeutic plan. Triage patient calls and evaluates patient problems. Educates patients and families as appropriate. Recommends community resources to meet patient and family needs. Collaborates with physicians in managing acute and long-term medical needs of patients. Provides monitoring and continuity of care between physician visits. Maintains and reviews patient records, charts, and other pertinent information. Posts tests and examination results. Responds to emergencies including use of CPR. Documents patient information and care provided in patient record and maintains department statistics. Uses computer to access/ enter needed data. Consults with other staff as necessary. Maintains patient confidentiality. Adherence to all core measure initiatives, patient safety goals, and NQF Safe Practices Current state PA/NP license, certified by National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants/Nurse Practitioner, or current state ARNP license. Current ACLS certification. Recruitment Package may include: • Base salary + wRVU production incentive • Quality bonus • CME allowance • Sign-on bonus • Medical debt assistance • Relocation allowance • Health benefits + Retirement plan • Marketing + practice growth assistance
Welcome to Hickory, a city whose residents are known for craftsmanship, attention to detail and knowledge of natural resources.
A part of Duke LifePoint Healthcare, Frye Regional Medical Center has provided for the health and medical needs of the residents of the Catawba Valley region since 1911 and serves a population of nearly 500,000. Frye Regional Medical Center includes a 355-bed acute care hospital, which is home to the Frye Heart Center, Cancer Center and Brain Center. The system also includes the Frye South Campus, an inpatient adult behavioral health treatment center, and the FryeCare Physicians Network, offering access to more than 60 primary care and specialty care providers.
An “All- America City” and recognized as a “Most Livable Place to Live,” the Hickory area is located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains and boasts a long history of craftsmanship, being renowned as one of the top producing furniture communities in the nation. The region is dotted with quaint downtowns that boast shopping, dining and recreation options, as well as a growing number of vineyards. Schools are well regarded and educational opportunities include Lenoir-Rhyne University in Hickory, with Appalachian State University and Wake Forest University nearby. The local arts scene is supported by organizations like the Hickory Museum of Art, the Western Piedmont Symphony and the Hickory Choral Society, and millions are being invested to create greenspaces – including a Riverwalk – for residents and visitors alike to enjoy.
This vibrant region near the mountains offers close proximity to a number of cities in North Carolina, and a wealth of recreational opportunities. The temperate climate makes outdoor recreational destinations like Lake Hickory and the Blue Ridge Mountains a joy. The Hickory Crawdads, a Class A South Atlantic League affiliate of the Texas Rangers, is a popular way to enjoy the nation’s favorite pastime. And Hickory is also home to the Hickory Motor Speedway, nationally known as the Birthplace of the NASCAR Stars.