Advanced Practice Provider needed in Summerville, SC!
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Trident Health System, Charleston, SC
Trident Health has served the communities of Dorchester, Berkeley, and Charleston for 40 years as a healthcare leader. Since its beginning in 1975 with Trident Medical Center in North Charleston, the Trident Health has added a hospital in Summerville and two free-standing Emergency Rooms – Moncks Corner Medical Center (with a 50 bed acute care facility planned for the future) and Centre Pointe Emergency in North Charleston. There is a vast opportunity to join our team of 2,400 employees, more than 400 volunteers and over 500 physicians.
Trident Medical Center is a 313-bed, tertiary-care hospital providing a comprehensive range of services including surgical and heart & vascular services. Summerville Medical Center is a 94-bed, acute-care hospital with a 24-hour emergency room, including dedicated pediatric ER, and comprehensive medical services. Summerville Medical Center enjoys an enviable reputation for accredited bariatric program, sleep center, pediatric/PICU unit, and women’s services, including "home-like" birthing suites. Trident Health has earned recognition as a leader in the delivery of healthcare in the Lowcountry.
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The metropolitan area is comprised of Berkeley, Charleston, and Dorchester counties, and stretches some 50 miles inland, with 90 miles of oceanfront.
Job SummaryTwo surgeon practice specializing in general surgery, bariatrics, and reflux is searching for a PA or NP to help relieve current overflow of patients. This is a very busy, established employed practice and desired candidate will have a strong desire to meet clinic needs. This is a full time clinical position so APP must be available all hours that clinic is open, and potentially available to assist with rounds at the hospital immediately before or after clinic. There is no Call Coverage
Assist with the bariatric patient clinic visits that begin 6 months prior to their surgery and continue with their post op care which is frequent and lengthy
• Cover the General Surgery clinic schedule when general surgeon gets called into surgery
• Possible rounding on General Surgery patients, including discharge work
• Occasional OR assistance when needed for more complicated general surgical cases
• Licensed and board certified to work in the state of SC
• Experience with Lap-Band fills is a plus but not mandatory
• Monday, Tuesday, Thursday: 9:00am- 5:00pm
• Wednesday: 9:00am- 7:00pm
• Friday: 9:00am- 3:00pm