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

Description

  • Responsible for the provision of inpatient care, under the supervision of the Intensivists, for patients admitted to the Intensivist service.
  • 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 critical care service.
  • Communicates with attending Intensivist on duty/on call for all admitted critical care patients.
  • Rounds on assigned patients as directed by the attending Intensivist.
  • Participates in the evaluation and treatment of any Intensivist 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 Intensivist's review and signature.
  • Performs procedures (ie; ABG's, IV Insertions, NG tube insertions, intubation, central line insertion and other critical care procedures) on Intensivist inpatients and when assistance is requested by the nursing staff.
  • Informs attending Intensivist of patient conditions requiring more in depth review and assessments.
  • Seeks guidance in situations where the course is unclear or experience is lacking.
  • Maintains appropriate medical records.
  • Prepares Intensivist patient for discharge and competes 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 Intensivist's staff, nursing staff and other hospital departments.
  • Participates in required hospital meetings as necessary and appropriate, as required by medical Staff By-laws.
  • Maintain a willingness to accept other duties as assigned as the Intensivist or Director of Intensive Care and Observation.
  • Demonstrates the CARES Values & Standards of Cooperation at all times.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Registration to practice in New York State required.
  • Physician Assistants must be certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants.
  • Nurse Practitioners must maintain a collaboration agreement with Director of Intensivist Service.
  • NYS Licensure and current Registration Required
  • DEA Licensure Required
  • Current ACLS and BLS

EDUCATION

  • Graduation from an AMA/AHO approved school as a Physician Assistant

EXPERIENCE

  • 1-2 years of experience in hospital based medicine and/or family practice, or other suitable experience, preferred.
  • Critical care experience as an APP preferred


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