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Company: Thompson Health
Location: Canandaigua, NY
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech

Description

 

 Founded in 1904, UR Medicine's Thompson Health is the parent corporation overseeing the operation of five affiliate healthcare organizations on a variety of campuses in Ontario, Monroe, Wayne and Livingston counties. With a respected medical staff of more than 400 and approximately 1,500 Associates, Thompson is one of the largest employers in our area, providing quality health care to over 165,000 residents of the greater Finger Lakes region. F.F. Thompson Hospital is a modern, progressive and highly respected 113-bed community hospital with some of the finest technology and staff in all of upstate New York. Affiliation with UR Medicine (University of Rochester Medical Center) In June of 2012, Thompson Health affiliated with UR Medicine in a partnership designed to strike a balance between local autonomy and a strategically coordinated approach in this highly competitive era of healthcare reform. The parent corporation of Thompson Health continues to operate under the guidance and leadership of its Board of Directors, retaining its own local president and CEO. At the same time, sharing of collective resources has added specialties from UR Medicine, such as nephrology and pulmonology, as well as a greater presence from pain management and vascular surgery.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the provision of inpatient care, under the supervision of the hospitalists, for patients admitted to the hospitalist service.
  • He/she will be a member of the Department of Medicine Adjunct Staff.

Duties will include a variety of inpatient hospital activities as specified below.

  • Attends (admits*, performs history and physical, writes orders) newly admitted patients to the hospitalist service.
  • Communicates with attending hospitalist on duty/on call for all admitted hospitalist service patients.
  • Rounds on assigned patients as directed by the attending hospitalist. Participates in the evaluation and treatment of any hospitalist patient in acute distress with acute change in status.
  • Evaluates routine patient condition or requests for change in routine orders or clarification of orders.
  • Initiates completion of death certificates for hospitalist's review and signature.
  • Performs procedures (ie; ABG's, IV insertions, NG tube insertions) on hospitalist inpatients when assistance is requested by the nursing staff.
  • Informs attending hospitalist of patient conditions requiring more indepth review and assessments.
  • Seeks guidance in situations where the course is unclear or experience is lacking.
  • Maintains appropriate medical records.
  • Prepares hospitalist patients for discharge and completes discharge summary.
  • Assists and participates in the ongoing activities of the medical staff quality improvement program.
  • Provides quality improvement data or other required documentation to designated personnel in a timely manner.
  • Establishes and maintains good communication and working relationships with members of the hospitalist staff, nursing staff and other hospital departments.
  • Participates in required hospital meetings as necessary and appropriate, as required by Medical Staff ByLaws.

Requirements 

  • Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patient.
  • The individual must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status and interpret each patient's requirements relative to age-specific needs and to the care needed.

Education:

  • Graduation from an AMA/AHO approved school as a Physician Assistant or Certified Nurse Practitioner.
  • Registration to practice in New York State required.
  • If a physician assistant, must be certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants.
  • If a nurse practitioner, must maintain a collaboration agreement with Director of Hospitalist Service.

Certification:

  • Must successfully complete the F. F. Thompson Hospital Medical Staff credentialing process with membership and privileges in the Department of Medicine (Adjunct Status).

Experience:

  • 1 - 2 years of experience in hospital based medicine and/or family practice, or other suitable experience, preferred.
  • Demonstrates the CARES Values & Standards of Cooperation at all times.

Thompson Health is an EOE encouraging women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply


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