Nurse Practitioner - Private Practice Neurosurgery


La Jolla, CA

Industry: Healthcare


Less than 5 years

Posted 9 days ago

  by    Susan Duva

NURSE PRACTITIONER – private practice Neurosurgery

This established and well respected small private practice is looking for an experienced Nurse Practitioner for a permanent full-time position. 

The Physician is a nationally recognized Neurosurgeon working with cases including, but not limited, to neuro trauma, neurosurgical emergencies, head and skull based tumors, spinal injuries and degenerative disorders. Also QME qualified for Workers Comp. And clinical trials for spinal devices.

The Physician is in ever increasing demand and needs to increase the patient volume with the assistance of a Nurse Practitioner. 

Nurse Practitioner Requirements:

  • California licensed Adult Care, Acute Care or Family Nurse Practitioner.
  • Hospital experience in the E/R preferred.
  • Minimum 1 year recent work experience as a Nurse Practitioner in a     relevant specialty in a hospital, private practice or clinic setting.
  • Current DEA license.

 Nurse Practitioner Responsibilities:

The N.P. will work with guidance, direction and supervision of the Physician. Duties and responsibilities may include:

  • Clinic duties include supporting Physician and his patients with clinical care during office visits, diagnostic, pre op, post op and Work Comp QME cases.
  • May return patient phone calls, review test results with patients by phone and call in prescription refills.
  • Hospital duties may include being present to support and assist the Doctor with OR cases, assuring correct set up, staffing and paperwork is correct and complete at the beginning and end of each case.
  • Rounding post op hospital cases.
  • Charting and progress notes (the practice is using paper charts at this time) The Hospital uses Epic EMR.


The practice is located close to Scripps Memorial Hospital. This is a full-time permanent position. Monday thru Friday office hours.  Call hours to support Doctor on call for emergency surgery.

This is a salaried position approx. $130,000.00 yr. based on experience. Health insurance, paid time off for personal / vacation (15 days per year), paid holidays and sick days.

$130K base, Health Insurance plan bonus