Dartmouth Health’s Cheshire Medical Center, located in Keene, NH, is seeking an advanced practice provider to join its General Surgery clinical care team. The successful candidate will work closely with our four surgeons and one other APP in the practice.
Responsibilities will focus on the medical management of surgical patients on the inpatient floor as well as in the ambulatory clinic setting. OR time/first-assisting is not a part of this position.
The advanced practice provider will care for new and established patients, perform in-clinic procedures based upon experience, and provide post-procedural care. Strong communication and organizational skills, and being highly motivated to work independently are essential qualities. Candidates with inpatient experience will be preferred.
The schedule for this role is a 4-day work week with 10hr shifts. There are no call or weekend requirements.
Dartmouth Health Keene is a 150-physician and associate provider, multi-specialty community practice associated with Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center and the Geisel School of Medicine. The Clinic is a nationally recognized leader in population health and is a diverse group of professionals committed to quality and patient safety, continuous process improvement, integrative medicine, and value-based care. Cheshire Medical Center is a 169-bed, Level III community hospital. It is only the 14th hospital ever to be named an American Hospital Association “Living the Vision” awardee (2013) and is the 2010 New Hampshire Healthcare Business of the Decade.
The community of Keene is a picturesque, college-town in the Monadnock Region of southwestern New Hampshire. NH boasts no income or sales tax. The cost of living, stable real estate market and excellent schools and neighborhoods makes Keene an ideal place to call home.Required Licensure/Certifications
Requirements for Physician Assistants:
Current (or eligible) certification to practice as a Physician's Assistant in the state of New Hampshire. Academic preparation at the Master's level.
Date Posted: 9/1/22
Job Id: 2390607
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