Vein and Vascular - APP Full Time

The Advanced Practice Provider (APP) is responsible for the assessment and care of selected patients in the designated service. The APP performs physical examinations, confers with the patients in person and or by phone/electronically, collaborates with others in the department to assure smooth flow of patient care consistent with established quality indicators and participates in the overall coordination of patient care. The APP must demonstrate a commitment of quality service to the Vein & Vascular Specialists.


Under the general direction of the Director of the Vein and Vascular Specialist Director and direct supervisions of the physicians of the Vein & Vascular physician group, and within established Catholic Medical Center policies and procedures, the incumbent performs the following functions:

1. Performs assessments of all patients, including interviews, physical exams and reviewing/ordering diagnostic tests.

2. Provides instructions and guidance regarding medical care matters to patient.

3. Recognizes and reports relevant information that requires urgent attention.

4. Updates diagnoses/problem list and in collaboration with the physicians,

5. In collaboration with the physicians develops and or manages a care plan with the patient.

6. Accurately documents physical findings, diagnostics, diagnoses, plans of care in the patients record/EHR in a timely manner.

7. Triages phone calls for physicians. Responds to questions according to patient care plan and/or physician orders.

8. Arranges referrals and consultations with non-medical healthcare professionals and arranges for medical consultations after discussion with or when directed by a physician or designee.

9. Communicates appropriate follow up information to referring physicians.

10. Provides patient teaching facilitates communication between other providers, caregivers and staff.

11. Serves as a liaison between staff physicians and patients.

12. Performs routine diagnostic and therapeutic procedures as needed.

13. Performs procedures granted through the credentialing process.

14. Works collaboratively with and provides direction to the members of the multi-professional team.

15. Provides and promotes effective and compassionate care for patients and their families.

16. Ensures confidentiality of employee, legal, client/patient, budget, and all company matters.

17. Adheres to infection control procedures and safety control procedures and Universal Precautions.

18. Demonstrates courtesy, respect and caring to patients, families, physicians and coworkers and maintains professional rapport with external parties and organizations.

19. Participates in staff meetings and cooperates with physicians and coworkers to achieve departmental objectives. Reports concerns and problems as they arise.

20. Keeps knowledge base current by reading professional literature and attending educational programs; applies, under the direction of the physician, current evidence-based research applicable to the vein and vascular patient population.

21. Assist surgeons with endovascular or sclerotherapy procedures as required.

22. Maintains all appropriate privileges at Catholic Medical Center.

23. Participates in new program development(s) for Vein and Vascular center.

24. Participates in Performance Improvement programs.

25. Participates in appropriate role in disasters, fire drills, and other emergency situations.

26. Exercises care in the operation and use of equipment and reference materials. Maintains work area in a clean, safe and organized manner.

27. Demonstrates knowledge of and applies safety principles as identified by institution.

28. Performs efficiently in emergency situations following established protocols, remaining calm, informing appropriate persons, and documenting events.

29. Discusses research protocols with Research coordinators as appropriate.

30. Participates in continuing development activities, maintains professional affiliations and licenses and strives to increase skill and knowledge.

31. Demonstrates proficiency in the use of computers and telecommunication modalities to document, track and convey information.

32. Maintains BCLS and ACLS authorization and membership in professional organizations. Must be completed through the American Heart Association.

33. As required, provide precept/teaching of new hires.

34. Adheres to guidelines for appropriate billing and coding all patient encounters. Promptly submits billing information.

35. Attends seminars and workshops for professional growth and development.

36. Performs similar or related duties as assigned or directed.


• Four 10 hour day shifts/week

• On-call weekend coverage rotated through the practice; currently 1 in every 4 weekends

o On-call start for new grad hires will be determined on a case by case basis

• Holidays required, rotated through staff


Education: Graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner Program.

Experience: Recommend three (3) or more years as a Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner with a minimum of one (1) year vascular experience. Nurse Practitioners must have their RNFA through NIFA. Will consider strong new grads interested in vascular surgery, we are willing to train.


• Licensed by the state of NH as a Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner.

• BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required. Must maintain BLS throughout employment. Must be completed through the American Heart Association.

• ACLS (Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support). Must maintain ACLS throughout employment. Must be completed through the American Heart Association.