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Physician Assistant PA NP- Critical Care job-full time & per diem, 25

Company: White Plains Hospital
Location: White Plains
Posted on: November 12, 2019

Job Description:

Critical Care/Trauma opening in White Plains, New York. HEADER : Physician Assistant- PA - Critical Care job at White Plains Hospital- 25 miles from Manhattan Job Description JOB TITLE : Physician Assistant- PA- Critical Care Full Time : 12.5 hours x 3 shifts Part Time : 12.5 hours x2 shifts Per Diem : 2 to 3 shifts varied ( weekdays, weeknights or weekends) All shifts include days, nights and some weekends. White Plains Hospital, a 292 bed, leading award-winning hospital, located 25 miles north of Manhattan, in White Plains, Westchester NY, is looking for NY licensed Physician Assistant (PA) - Critical Care PA- CRITICAL CARE JOB SUMMARY The Physician Assistant position is responsible for practicing medicine, including surgical services, and managing all aspects of in-patient medical care under the appropriate physician supervision as defined by New York State law. Within physician-physician assistant relationship, Physician Assistants exercise autonomy in medical decision making a broad range of diagnostic and therapeutic services. May include responsibilities involved with education, research, and administrative services. PA- CRITICAL CARE JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Conducts physical exams, assesses health status, orders and interprets tests, prescribes medications, and treat illnesses. Consult with physicians as needed and refers to physicians for more complicated medical cases or cases that are not a routine part of a PA's Scope of Practice.
  • Facilitating care and management of patients admitted to the ICU.
  • Consultation for potential ICU candidates from the ER, floor, or post-operative patients.
  • Round on ICU/CCU inpatients and facilitate the appropriate care.
  • Multi-disciplinary bedside rounds on each patient with the intensivist(s), nurse manager(s), bed-side nurse for each patient, clinical pharmacist, respiratory therapist, and nutritionist to determine a daily treatment plan or goal for each patient on the critical care service.
  • Discussing daily treatment plans/goals and other pertinent issues with family members of critically ill patients as a facilitator of information on behalf of the critical care attending when unavailable.
  • First responders to the bedside of any patient on the critical care service demonstrating an acute change in clinical status.
  • Coordinating any treatments, interventions, testing or procedures that the patient may need.
  • Arranging appropriate consultations on behalf of the intensivist(s).
  • Performing emergent procedures when necessary and planned procedures determined by the intensivist.
  • Throughout the day/evening provide updates to the on-call intensivist of any progress, acute change(s) or challenges encountered in a patient's clinical status.
  • Consults: The APP role is patient evaluation, and to collect, analyze and assess clinical information and discuss this information with the critical care attending. A critical care acceptance or denial decision will then be made by the critical care attending and the APP will facilitate and expedite further care as a representative of the attending.
  • Responding to calls and facilitating placement of non-emergent central lines when deemed appropriate by the critical care attending.
  • Counsels patient/family on health care matters
  • Documents patient information and care in the medical record, in a confidential manner, and may maintain departmental statistical database for research and quality purposes.
  • Familiar with anatomy, pharmacology, pathophysiology, clinical medicine and physical diagnosis
  • Demonstrates skill in gathering and analyzing physiological, socioeconomic, and emotional patient data
  • Demonstrates skill in accurately evaluating patient problems in person or via phone and providing appropriate advice, intervention, or referral
  • Demonstrates ability to make responsible decisions within the scope of PA practice. JOB REQUIREMENTS
    • Current New York State Licensed Physician Assistant
    • Current National Certification
    • Certified in Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Life Support (ACLS)
    • Minimum one year work experience in critical care required.
    • New Grads with a fellowship in Critical Care will be considered ABOUT WHITE PLAINS HOSPITAL White Plains Hospital (WPH), a proud member of the Montefiore Health System, is a 292-bed not-for-profit health care organization with the steadfast mission of providing exceptional acute and preventative medical care to our community. As we grow and expand our services, we are searching for candidates who value and exemplify teamwork and a commitment to customer service, quality and excellence. If yes - come grow with us and be a part of what is exceptional, every day! AWARDS AND RECOGNITION
      • Great Place to Work -2019
      • Magnet Recognized 2012 and 2016 (only 7% of hospitals in the US are currently Magnet designated)
      • AACN Beacon Award of Excellence for Critical Care - 2014 & 2017
      • Charles A. Mastronardi Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Designated as Level III by the New York State DOH
      • U.S. News & World Report - Best Regional Hospital - 2019/2020
      • Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval - 2019
      • Healthgrades-- - Outstanding Patient Experience Award--- 2019
      • Women's Choice Award-- - America's Best Hospitals for Patient Experience
      • Top 20 Most Beautiful Hospitals
      • AHA Designation as a primary stroke center And many more. HOW TO APPLY Please submit a CV for consideration to Sharon O. Alfonso Email : [Click Here to Apply] EOE M/F

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