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Advanced Practitioner - Trauma and Acute Care Services
Trauma Surgery | WI-SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital - Madison | Madison, WI | Req #: R57641

Advanced Practitioner - Trauma and Acute Care Service

SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital

Madison, WI

SSM Health Dean Medical Group is a 500-physician multi-specialty group. We invite you to become part of the Trauma and Acute Care Surgery program (TrACS) at SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital - Madison, Wisconsin, an ACS Level II Trauma Center. We are seeking an Advanced Practitioner (PA/NP) to join our Trauma Acute Care Service. Position prefers post educational experience in a surgical specialty, preferably surgery/acute care and trauma settings, as well as OR first assist experience. Candidates must have both ATLS and ACLS certifications.

The Trauma Acute Care Service is comprised of Trauma Acute Care Surgeons, Advanced Practitioners, and support staff. The primary focus of this position will be assisting in providing high quality care to trauma and acute care patients. They will work closely with the Trauma Surgeons and the Trauma Medical Director. Essential responsibilities of this position include:

  • Evaluate patients, including performing history and physical examinations in the trauma bay, inpatient and outpatient settings
  • Responding to level I and level II trauma activations
  • Performing necessary invasive procedures as directed by the trauma surgeon
  • Performing secondary and tertiary trauma surveys
  • Ordering and interpreting of laboratory and imaging tests
  • Coordination of ancillary staff and consulting services
  • Participate in the trauma quality process improvement program
  • Post trauma clinic follow ups

Candidates must be able to function in fast paced environments and thrive within a team approach model. They would need to be able to communicate effectively and collaborate with other services to provide high quality care. Candidates must actively pursue opportunities to improve the quality of care to the Trauma Acute Care patients across the continuum of care.

Opportunity Highlights:

  • Full time position with competitive salary and benefits package
  • Advanced Practitioners will work primarily with Trauma and Acute Care Surgeons
  • Position is focused primarily on inpatient responsibilities with a small focus on outpatient trauma follow up clinic
  • Trauma department schedule: part of a 24/7 program, no call, shifts will vary between day time hours, PMs, nights and weekend rotations.
  • Hospital Privileges at St. Mary's Hospital, an ACS Level II Trauma Center

The Hospital

  • SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital is an ACS Level II Trauma Center
  • SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital, a 440-bed tertiary care and referral center, is an award-winning facility and has been serving South Central Wisconsin since 1912.
  • SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital was named among the nation's 100 Top Hospitals® for 2018 by IBM Watson HealthTM. which spotlights the best-performing hospitals in the U.S. based on clinical, operational and patient satisfaction metrics and data.
  • SSM St. Mary's Hospital is the referral hospital for the 7 hospital SSM Wisconsin Region. Our Wisconsin Region also counts 4 additional affiliate hospitals in our network.
  • St. Mary's and Dean Medical Group are part of SSM Health, an integrated health system that has facilities in Wisconsin, Illinois, Missouri, and Oklahoma.

The Community

Madison, population 252,000, consistently ranks as one of the top places in the country to live, work, go to school, play, and raise a family. In fact, Madison was recently named as the 3rd best place to live in America by Livability https://livability.com/best-places/top-100-best-places-to-live/2020/madison-wi/ The Overture Center http://www.overture.org/ in downtown Madison is a beautiful facility that offers a wide variety of entertainment, including the Madison Symphony, Madison Opera, and visiting performances



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Employment Benefits

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  • Malpractice insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement savings plan
  • CME stipends and time
  • Adoption reimbursement
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