Nurse Practitioner Surgery First Assist - Neurosurgery

Roanoke, VA, US, 24014

Job Summary

Carilion Clinic has a full time Nurse Practitioner opportunity available with Neurosurgery.  This position will rotate through inpatient, outpatient and the OR.  Requires a lot of flexibility and must be able to work in a fast paced environment.  Primarily day shift and will participate in night shift and weekend rotation as needed.  Prior first assist experience preferred. This provider will be seeing a variety of neurosurgery diagnosis for a busy Neurosurgery practice. Neurosurgery will currently take patients of all ages.  Our current Neurosurgery provider compliment is compiled of 8 Attendings, 11 ACP's, and 6 Residents. This position will include 1-2 night shifts per 6-8 weeks. Provider will rotate in the hospital, operating room, and clinic settings. Position includes night shifts, weekends, and day hours.


Based in Roanoke, Virginia, we invite you to play an important role as we inspire optimal health through compassionate care, medical education and research, and neighborhood outreach. Join our award-winning organization, and learn we can improve the quality of your career experience with extensive training, advancement potential, and state-of-the-art technology.


A nurse with advanced skills should have access to the exceptional opportunities and sophisticated resources of an award winning organization. That’s Carilion Clinic, a community-based health care organization that includes a comprehensive network of hospitals, primary and specialty physician practices, and other complementary services and affiliations with prestigious academic medical institutions.



Minimum Qualifications

Education: Graduate of accredited school of nursing for Registered Nurse. Graduate of accredited program for Nurse Practitioner, including preceptorship.

Experience: Clinical experience appropriate for specific practice/department.

Licensure/Certifications/Registration: Current state licensed Registered Nurse (RN) required.  Current state licensed Nurse Practitioner (NP) required.  DEA license required. Current AHA BLS-HCP certification is required. Advanced life support is preferred and may be required for individuals in practices/departments that may use a defibrillator.

Other Minimum Qualifications: Qualifies for malpractice insurance and is accepted by Carilion Clinic’s malpractice insurance carrier. Ability to work collaboratively with physicians and other health care providers.  Commitment to continued professional development.

Our Values

Below are our core values that we strive to embody and expect of all our team members:

CommUNITY:  Working in unison to serve our community, our Carilion family and our loved ones.

Courage:  Doing what’s right for our patients without question.

Commitment:  Unwavering in our quest for exceptional quality and service.

Compassion:  Putting heart into everything we do.

Curiosity:  Fostering creativity and innovation in our pursuit of excellence.



Requisition Number: 37397 
Employment Status: Full time 
Location: Carilion Clinic Neurosurgery (Institute for Orthopaedics and Neurosciences) 
Shift: Day/Evening/Night 
Shift Details: Monday- Friday. Occasional Nights/Weekends
Recruiter Phone: 540-224-5383 
Recruiter Email: KBFarrell@carilionclinic.org

This is Carilion Clinic ...

An organization where innovation happens, collaboration is expected and ideas are valued. A not-for-profit, mission-driven health system built on progress and partnerships. A courageous team that is always learning, never discouraged and forever curious.

Headquartered in Roanoke, Va., you will find a robust system of award winning
hospitals, Level 1 and 3 trauma centers, Level 3 NICU, Institute of Orthopedics and Neurosciences, multi-specialty physician practices, and The Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute.

Carilion is where you can make your own path, make new discoveries and, most importantly, make a difference. Here, in a place where the air is clean, people are kind and life is good. Make your tomorrow with us.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Carilion Clinic is a drug-free workplace.

Nearest Major Market: Roanoke

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