5 Helpful Tips for Landing an ER Nurse Practitioner Job

I get a lot of questions about my job as an emergency nurse practitioner. Many practicing and aspiring NPs are attracted to the specialty and want to know how I found my niche. It wasn't easy, but I did learn a few valuable lessons along the way. Depending on where you live, it can seem that NP jobs in the ER are few and far between. How do you navigate the market to land your dream position?

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How Nurse Practitioners Can Get Their Personal Contact Info Offline

A nurse practitioner I spoke with recently had a question about her NPI number. So, she searched online for her name + NPI. She was appalled to find that her personal address and cell phone were listed, plainly visible and available to the public, along with her NPI number and license numbers. 

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Here's the Average Physician Assistant Pay, By State

Scope of practice laws, specialty, setting, experience and geographic location are the most important factors that determine physician assistant compensation. Laws in some states, for example, limit utility of PAs in that region keeping compensation low. In contrast, other states may allow physician assistants a high degree of autonomy making them more valuable in practice - so, they command higher salaries.

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Refer a Friend to ThriveAP, Save $500

The countdown to our next ThriveAP cohort has begun! Beginning April 4th, 2019, new(ish) grad nurse practitioners and physician assistants will converge on MidlevelU headquarters in Nashville, TN for two days of hands-on learning. At this in person meeting we'll work on suturing skills, minor office procedures, and much, much more. Then, we will follow this session with one-year of weekly didactic online curriculum designed to fit into the workday. We call this residency-like experience "ThriveAP". The program is designed to help new grads transition from education to practice with ease. To learn more about ThriveAP, check out our information packet here.

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Nurse Practitioner Residency Opportunity in Oregon

Are you looking for a nurse practitioner residency? If so, this week’s featured facility is a great fit for the NP looking to live out west while building a clinical foundation for the nurse practitioner career. This residency opportunity is at an FQHC located in beautiful southern Oregon. Tucked tightly away in a valley situated between four national forests, one national park and a breathtaking two-hour scenic drive to the coast, this facility is the pinnacle location for the outdoor adventurer. 

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