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Thompson Health PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT - ICU - FULL TIME - DAY/EVE/NIGHTS in Canandaigua, New York

Description

Responsible for the provision of inpatient care, under the supervision of the intensivists for patients admitted to critical care department. He/she will be a member of 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 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.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Registration to practice in New York State required.

  • Physician Assistants must be certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants.

  • NYS Licensure and current Registration Required

  • DEA Licensure Required

  • Current ACLS/ 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

  • Prior critical care experience as an APP preferred

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

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