Emergency Medicine APRN or PA - Emergency Medicine
Cheshire Medical Center/Dartmouth-Hitchcock Keene's section of Emergency Medicine is seeking a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to provide diagnostic evaluation and management of acute medical complaints for children and adults, presenting to the Emergency Department. Primary responsibilities for all assigned patients include ordering diagnostic testing, obtaining consultations, performing simple procedures within the associate provider's scope of practice, prescribing medications, directing the administration of medications by nursing staff, and ensuring an appropriate disposition plan. Note that Physician Assistants provide all care under the oversight of their registered supervising physician. Dartmouth-Hitchcock Clinic Keene is a 200-physician and associate provider, multi-specialty community practice associated with the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. 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. The community of Keene is a picturesque, college-town in the Monadnock Region of Southwestern New Hampshire. Keene has a classic New England downtown with varied opportunities for shopping, dining, and an active arts community. The city has excellent public and private schools and extracurricular activities. The cost of living, stable real estate market and excellent neighborhoods makes Keene an ideal place to call home. Outdoor recreation opportunities abound, with mountains, lakes, forests, and ski resorts nearby, and Boston and New Hampshire’s Seacoast are just a two-hour drive away. NH boasts no income or sales tax. Requirements for Physician Assistants: Current (or eligible) certification to practice as a Physician's Assistant in the states of New Hampshire and Vermont. Academic preparation at the Master's level preferred. Requirements for Nurse Practitioners: RN and APRN currently (or eligible) licensed in New Hampshire and Vermont. Successful completion of an approved NP program. Master's level education required.