Advanced Practitioner - Urology - SSM Health Dean Medical Group, Madison WI at CareerBuilder

Posted in Other 7 days ago.

Location: Madison, Wisconsin

Job Description:

It's more than a career, it's a calling

WI-SSM Health Dean Medical Group Madison Fish Hatchery

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Job Highlights:

The Opportunity

SSM Health Dean Medical Group is seeking an Advanced Practitioner (PA/NP) to join our Urology Department. This service is heavily grounded in routine urology surgery with opportunities to explore in subspecialties such as Advanced Endoscopy and Laparoscopy, Robotics, and Pelvic Health.

The Urology Department is comprised of 3 Surgeons and 4 Advanced Practitioners. The position includes operative first assisting, inpatient/floor and outpatient/clinic responsibilities.

An ideal candidate would have urologic and/or surgical experience, or a strong attraction to the operating room. New graduate applicants will not be considered at this time. They would be skilled in performing invasive procedures. Candidates must be able to function in a high-stress environment and thrive within a team approach model. Candidates must actively pursue opportunities to improve the quality of care provided to the Urology patients across the continuum of care.

Opportunity Highlights:

  • Full time position with competitive salary and benefits package

  • APs will work with surgeons across a variety subspecialties both in the OR and clinical settings

  • Other duties would include a mix of inpatient and outpatient duties

  • Position is split between OR/hospital time- 30-40% and outpatient clinic time- 60-70%

  • Ability to manage procedures within outpatient clinical setting

  • Hospital Privileges at SSM Health Hospitals in WI

The Hospital

SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital - Madison has been serving South Central Wisconsin since 1912. The hospital is a tertiary care facility with 350 beds that is used by SSM Health Dean Medical Group physicians. The hospital and the medical group work in a complementary manner as part of SSM Health Wisconsin to provide excellence in patient care. In addition to inpatient care, the hospital provides a variety of outpatient diagnostic and treatment services.

The Community

Madison, population 225,000, consistently ranks as one of the top places in the country to live, work, go to school, play and raise a family. Home to the State Capitol and University of Wisconsin, Madison offers residents a stimulating civic, political and educational environment. Boasting an outstanding public school system, Madison has 30 elementary, 12 middle and 5 high schools. More than 180 public, governmental and special libraries are available for additional learning.

Residents also enjoy an endless variety of music, dance, theater, visual and literary arts, including five museums exhibiting art, history, and science collections. Shoppers and diners enjoy an eclectic mix of independent stores and restaurants celebrating cultures from around the globe.

SSM Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.

For more information contact:

Kirsten Sukow
Physician and Provider Recruiter
Phone 608-294-6039
Cell 920-988-8316

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.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.


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


  • One year healthcare experience

Licenses / Certifications:

Basic Life Support HealthCare Provider (BLS HCP) - American Heart Association (AHA), Physician Assistant (PA) - State of Work Location

Work Shift:

Day Shift (United States of America)

Job Type:



74500165 Urology

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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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