The Section of Otolaryngology at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, New Hampshire is seeking a highly motivated Physician Assistant or Advanced Practice Nurse, preferably with experience or advanced training in Otolaryngology. Working with the Otolaryngology faculty, the Advanced Practice Provider will be involved in the outpatient clinic, inpatient ward, and as needed in the operating room. Responsibilities will include providing care and education to patients with various otolaryngologic conditions in coordination with the attending physicians, performing various procedures in the office setting, assisting with surgical procedures, assisting with inpatient and emergency room consultations, and managing otolaryngology inpatients with the resident team.
Experience in office based procedures (flexible laryngoscopy, nasal endoscopy, otomicroscopy and other ear procedures, biopsies) is desired. Subspecialty focus is a possibility depending on the needs of the section and the skillset of the applicant.
This is a full-time day shift position with some flexibility for a four-day work week if desired.
The ideal candidate should have interest in teaching, as educational responsibilities will include the training of PA residents as part of an established Otolaryngology PA residency program. A faculty appointment at the level of Instructor through The Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth will be requested. Dartmouth Health offers a comprehensive benefits package to include health, dental, vision and malpractice insurance, retirement plan, and CME allowance.
The Dartmouth Health system stretches over New Hampshire and Vermont and offers the quintessential New England experience. This beautiful area combines history, industry and business and has been ranked consistently as one of the best places in the US to live and work. Anchored by the academic Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, NH, the system includes the NCI-designated Dartmouth Cancer Center, the Children's Hospital at Dartmouth Health, and the acclaimed Dartmouth Institute, with four affiliated hospitals and 30 ambulatory clinics across the region. With destinations like Boston, New York, the seacoast, and ski country within driving distance, the opportunities - both professional and personal - make New Hampshire the ideal place to work and play.
Requirements for Physician Assistants:
Current (or eligible) certification to practice as a Physician Assistant in the state of New Hampshire. Academic preparation at the Master's level preferred.
Requirements for Nurse Practitioners:
RN and APRN currently (or eligible) licensed in NH. Successful completion of an approved NP program. Master's level education required. Completion of Registered Nurse First Assist program required.