Physicians Assistant/ Nurse Practitioner for ICU - Rochester, New York United States - 19559

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Job #: 19559
Title: Physicians Assistant/ Nurse Practitioner for ICU
Job Location: Rochester, New York - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: $150,000.00 - $170,000.00 - US Dollars - Yearly
Other Compensation: Benefits
Employer Will Recruit From: Nationwide
any
Relocation Paid?: Negotiable

WHY IS THIS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY?


We are searching for a Nurse Practioner or Physician's Assistant for ICU

 

Full Time

 

Direct Hire

 

Rochester, New York

 

 

 

Position Summary

 

The primary task will be medical coverage in the ICU.  Primary duties are evaluation and management of intensive care unit patients covered by the critical care team, or those on a medical or cardiology service. 

 

Admit patients to the ICU, document a full physical examination, and a complete, systems-based assessment and plan in the EMR.  Admission orders and serial assessment of the patient are also necessary. The ICU provider will consult with specialists, attendings, and pharmacists as required.  The ICU provider writes all orders on ICU patients. 

 

Attend all codes in the hospital.

 

Writes orders on all the ICU patients.

 

 

Informing and consulting with the attending physician of record about any significant change in the clinical condition of their patients.

 

Urgent pulmonary consultations on the hospital floors or in the emergency department.  These services should be staffed by the on-call Pulmonary Medicine attending physician.

 

Taking sign-outs from the ICU team at the beginning of the shift, and providing sign-outs at the end of the shift.  This often requires at least an additional 30 minutes, after the defined work period has ended.

 

The ICU provider performs procedures including phlebotomy, intravenous line placement, nasogastric tube and feeding tube insertion, lumbar puncture, paracentesis, thoracentesis, arterial  puncture for performance of ABG, urinary catheterization, ventilator  management (initial settings, trouble shooting, weaning), and cardioversion. The ICU provider should also be able to perform central venous and arterial lines, and supervise the code team.  Pulmonary artery catheter placement and intubation should only be performed under the supervision of senior physicians or credentialed providers.

 

The ICU provider will address advanced directives/code status and complete DNR forms when appropriate. The ICU provider will obtain consent for necessary procedures. Any change in code status is discussed with the critical care attending physician.

 

The ICU provider will maintain ongoing clinical competence through CME activities, conferences, appropriate certification and recertification. 

 

About the Area:

 

Explore a world of art, theater, music, photography, history, nature and play in Rochester, New York.  From standing in the parlor where Susan B. Anthony was arrested to listening to great jazz on the streets.   

Rochester is located on the Southern shore of Lake Ontario and sits at the center of the historic Erie Canal.  Only a 90 minute drive to Niagara Falls, 1 ½ hours to the Finger Lakes wine country and 6 hours to New York City.

World class events such as the International Jazz Festival and the Highland Park Lilac Festival, PGA and LPGA championships, etc. attract nearly two million visitors each year. The George Eastman Museum, the National Museum of Play at the Strong and the National Toy Hall of fame are popular with all ages. 

This beautiful area abounds with state and local parks which offer summer and winter sports, camping, etc.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

We are searching for a Nurse Practioner or Physician's Assistant for ICU

 

Full Time

 

Direct Hire

 

Rochester, New York

 

 

 

Position Summary

 

The primary task will be medical coverage in the ICU.  Primary duties are evaluation and management of intensive care unit patients covered by the critical care team, or those on a medical or cardiology service. 

 

Admit patients to the ICU, document a full physical examination, and a complete, systems-based assessment and plan in the EMR.  Admission orders and serial assessment of the patient are also necessary. The ICU provider will consult with specialists, attendings, and pharmacists as required.  The ICU provider writes all orders on ICU patients. 

 

Attend all codes in the hospital.

 

Writes orders on all the ICU patients.

 

 

Informing and consulting with the attending physician of record about any significant change in the clinical condition of their patients.

 

Urgent pulmonary consultations on the hospital floors or in the emergency department.  These services should be staffed by the on-call Pulmonary Medicine attending physician.

 

Taking sign-outs from the ICU team at the beginning of the shift, and providing sign-outs at the end of the shift.  This often requires at least an additional 30 minutes, after the defined work period has ended.

 

The ICU provider performs procedures including phlebotomy, intravenous line placement, nasogastric tube and feeding tube insertion, lumbar puncture, paracentesis, thoracentesis, arterial  puncture for performance of ABG, urinary catheterization, ventilator  management (initial settings, trouble shooting, weaning), and cardioversion. The ICU provider should also be able to perform central venous and arterial lines, and supervise the code team.  Pulmonary artery catheter placement and intubation should only be performed under the supervision of senior physicians or credentialed providers.

 

The ICU provider will address advanced directives/code status and complete DNR forms when appropriate. The ICU provider will obtain consent for necessary procedures. Any change in code status is discussed with the critical care attending physician.

 

The ICU provider will maintain ongoing clinical competence through CME activities, conferences, appropriate certification and recertification. 

 

About the Area:

 

Explore a world of art, theater, music, photography, history, nature and play in Rochester, New York.  From standing in the parlor where Susan B. Anthony was arrested to listening to great jazz on the streets.   

Rochester is located on the Southern shore of Lake Ontario and sits at the center of the historic Erie Canal.  Only a 90 minute drive to Niagara Falls, 1 ½ hours to the Finger Lakes wine country and 6 hours to New York City.

World class events such as the International Jazz Festival and the Highland Park Lilac Festival, PGA and LPGA championships, etc. attract nearly two million visitors each year. The George Eastman Museum, the National Museum of Play at the Strong and the National Toy Hall of fame are popular with all ages. 

This beautiful area abounds with state and local parks which offer summer and winter sports, camping, etc.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Qualifications

 

Education: 

Graduate of an approved PA or NP program and nationally certified by the National Board of Medical Examiners. 

 

Experience:  

Two to five years in-patient or ICU or critical care PA/NP experience.    Demonstrated autonomy and competency managing critically ill patients and excellent problem solving ability. 

Able to independently perform some invasive procedures.  Demonstrated leadership experience in coordinating clinical services for acutely ill patients.

 

License/Certification Required: 

ACLS certified. 

Stroke Certification required within one year of hire.

Skills:  

Proficiency in central venous and arterial access. 

Management and resuscitation of unstable patients. Management of respiratory failure including proficiency with standard modes of mechanical ventilation.