Advanced Practitioner-Adult Neurology-SSM Health Outpatient Center-Madison, WI at CareerBuilder

Posted in Other 12 days ago.

Location: Madison, Wisconsin

Job Description:

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WI-SSM Health Outpatient Center

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Job Highlights:

SSM - Dean Medical Group, a 500+ physician multi-specialty group, is actively recruiting for a full-time (1.0FTE) adult based Neurology Advanced Practitioner. The ideal candidate will have prior experience in neurology.

The Opportunity

  • Outpatient based with clinic hours Monday through Friday

  • No Call or Weekends

  • Potential for outreach

  • The Department of Neurology offers a full service of Neurology subspecialists, which includes Pediatric Neurology, Epilepsy, Neurophysiology, Stroke, Headache and Memory Care.

  • A dedicated neuro-hospitalist service is in the process of development.

  • Emergency stroke call is covered by a separate telemedicine stroke service.

  • Dean Medical Group strives for excellence with its EMG/NCS and EEG laboratories.

  • The EMG/NCS lab is accredited by the AANEM with exemplary status.

  • We have two AAET certified technologists as part of our team.

  • It is the only accredited EMG/NCS laboratory in Madison.

  • We also have a multi-disciplinary MDA sponsored neuromuscular clinic.

  • The EEG lab is also accredited with three registered technologists.

  • The clinic draws from an 18-county service area with a population of 1.3 million people.

  • Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.

The Hospital

  • SSM 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.

  • St. Mary's Hospital 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.

  • Madison was recently named as the most livable mid-size city in the United States by

  • The Overture Center in downtown Madison is a beautiful facility that offers a wide variety of entertainment, including the Madison Symphony, Madison Opera, and visiting performances.

  • Built around four lakes, Madison satisfies outdoor enthusiasts with its public parks, beaches, marinas, and numerous bicycle trails. Sports fans have the opportunity to cheer for the Wisconsin Badgers.

Job Summary:

Under the direction of the Supervising Physician(s) and in association with hospital/clinical staff, assists in the delivery of quality medical care.

Job Responsibilities and Requirements:


  • Attends initially to a patient in any setting to obtain a personal medical history, perform an appropriate physical examination, and record and present pertinent data concerning the patient, including all screenings and diagnostics, in a manner meaningful to the supervising physician.

  • Performs, or assists in performing, routine diagnostic studies as appropriate for the specific practice setting.

  • Performs routine therapeutic procedures, including, but not limited to; injections immunizations; suturing and care of wounds; application and removal of splints or cast; and oral medications.

  • Instructs and counsels patients on physical and mental health, including diet, disease, normal growth and development.

  • Depending upon specialty of practice, assists the physicians in the hospital by making patient rounds, recording patient progress notes, compiling and recording discharge summaries, and accurately writing and executing orders under the supervision of a physician and with physician co-signature as required.

  • Reflecting specialty of practice, abides by the bylaws, advanced practice provider guidelines, and other hospital regulations concerning clinical privileges, rules of conduct, parking regulations, and no solicitation. Does not participate in any activity that is not approved by hospital credentialing. Adheres to policies on "physician extenders" and "supervision of advanced practice providers in the hospital setting."

  • Assists in the delivery of medical care to the patient by reviewing and monitoring treatment and the therapy plans.

  • Performs independently evaluative and treatment procedures necessary to provide an appropriate response to life-threatening emergency situation.

  • Facilitates referral of patients to other appropriate community health care facilities, agencies, and resources.

  • Issues written prescriptions orders for drugs under the supervision of the physician.

  • Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Master's degree in a health care related field and advanced certifications


  • One year healthcare experience


  • Constant use of speech to share information through oral communication.

  • Constant standing and walking.

  • Frequent lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 0-25 lbs.

  • Frequent sitting, reaching and keyboard use/data entry.

  • Frequent use of vision and depth perception for distances near (20 inches or less) and far (20 feet or more) and to identify and distinguish colors.

  • Frequent use of smell to detect/recognize odors.

  • Frequent use of hearing to receive oral communication, distinguish body sounds and/or hear alarms, malfunctioning machinery, etc.

  • Occasional lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 25-50 lbs.

  • Occasional lifting/moving of patients.

  • Occasional bending, stooping, kneeling, squatting, twisting, gripping and repetitive foot/leg and hand/arm movements.

  • Occasional driving.

  • Rare crawling and running.


62900164 113109-DSMOC Neuro

Work Shift:

Day Shift (United States of America)

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SSM Health complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability or sex.

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