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Inpatient Neurology Advanced Practice Provider - Kansas City, MO


Position Summary:
The role of the Inpatient Neurology Advanced Practice Provider is to provide exceptional clinical care of patients in the hospital setting working alongside and collaborating with Neuro Hospitalists. This position will function at Research Medical Center in Kansas City, Missouri. Currently no on-call duties.

Education Licensure:

  • Master’s degree
  • Graduation from an accredited Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant program
  • Current NP or PA license in good stand with the state
  • Prescriptive authority and DEA number or ability to obtain if applicable
  • Current BLS

Experience:

  • APP experience preferred
  • Neurology experience a plus but not required

Schedule:

  • Monday - Friday 7am-3pm or 8am-4pm

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Exceptional organizational, interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Team player
  • Possess a passion for outstanding patient safety and satisfaction
  • Professional experience and conduct
  • Ability to collaborate with multiple team members
  • Flexibility and adaptability to support the needs of the group as the practice needs change
  • Willingness to perform outpatient follow up visits as needed
  • Willingness to become familiar with and participate in Telemedicine.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Providers will drop charges.
  • Work at 1 facility: Research Medical Center
  • Expected to independently; see and bill 10-14 patients per day with physician support and oversight
  • Coordinates and reviews patient census with Neuro Hospitalist and develop plan to address each patient
  • Participates in unit rounds as needed
  • Obtains and reviews patient histories, performs comprehensive and focused exams and records findings in the electronic medical record
  • Determines medical status and diagnosis and develops clinical treatment plan alongside Neuro Hospitalist
  • Communicates treatment plan to hospital personnel as well as instructs and counsels patients and families on clinical treatment and care plan to ensure best possible outcomes
  • Orders and interprets diagnostic testing (i.e. labs, EEGS, etc.)
  • Exercises initiative and judgment in selecting proper treatment
  • Responds to emergency situations in an appropriate manner
  • Completes documentation and responds to questions from patients and hospital staff in a timely manner
  • Attends meetings as requested
  • Other duties as assigned

About Blue Sky Neurology:
Blue Sky Neurology is a physician owned and operated private practice. The founders share a vision of the future of healthcare and its utilization of telehealth services. Their dedication to excellence throughout each of their careers has culminated in the opportunity to improve the lives of patients across the country. The mission and vision of Blue Sky is to provide necessary, quality care to patients regardless of their geographic location. The Denver-based program has an embedded ACGME accredited neurology residency providing our physicians with the opportunity to teach outside of a traditional academic setting. Blue Sky Neurology is a division of CarePoint Health.

Employment with Blue Sky Neurology Offers the Following:

  • Block Scheduling with Ample Time Off
  • Generous Base Salary Guarantee
  • Excellent Health Benefits, 401k, paid Malpractice Insurance
  • Medical Licensure & DEA Allowance

About CarePoint Health:
CarePoint Health is a physician owned and operated multispecialty group with over 650 providers. Our world class physicians offer exceptional, quality patient care in a variety of settings: Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Hospital Medicine, Infectious Disease, Neurosurgery, Neurology, Wound Care and Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, and multiple Telehealth service lines. We employ only the best advanced practice providers, scribes, and staff to support our teams in the clinical setting. Our singular focus is to deliver the best possible care to patients in an environment that is collaborative, collegial, and fulfilling.

About Research Medical Center:
Research Medical Center is looking to expand their neurosciences program and has partnered with Blue Sky Neurology to bring a superior level of neurological care to the patients in the Kansas City community.

Experience a positive, professional work environment in a top tier facility located in one of the most livable cities in the heart of America. Research Medical Center offers high-tech care in a beautiful, comfortable setting designed to exceed the expectations of those we serve.

With 590+ licensed beds, the hospital features a strong complement of subspecialists and robust inpatient services including level 1 trauma, level 1 STEMI, oncology, comprehensive stroke program, and many more key services.

With over 700 doctors representing 29 medical specialties-we ensure that our patients' needs are always met and that their expectations are continually exceeded. We are committed to the care and improvement of human lives.

The Kansas City region is a two-state region home to more than 2.5 million people as well as home to corporate headquarters giants including Cerner, AMC, Garmin, Hallmark, and H&R Block, among many others. KCI Airport features 10 major airlines and the fewest flight delays, making travel easy. With non-stop flights available, you can be on either coast in 3 hours or less. For the food enthusiast-KC features four James Beard Award winning chefs and about a dozen finalists. Kansas City ranked No. 19 on Forbes' list of the 20 Happiest Cities to Work.