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Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner - Emer Dept

Job Details

Job Ref:
Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant
Employment Type:
Per Diem
75 Beekman St, Plattsburgh, NY 12901
CVPH - Emergency Department
Job Type:
Primary Shift:
Variable -
Estimated Hours per Week:
Bi-Weekly Hours:
Weekend Needs:
As Scheduled
Pay Rate:
$64.33 - $66.90 per hour

GENERAL SUMMARY:The Emergency Department (Main) Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner practices under the clinical supervision of the Medical Director of the Emergency Department, demonstrates competency and efficiency in the care of the acutely ill patient. This position demonstrates Emergency Department competency in assessing, diagnosing and treating a full range of patients in accordance with delineation of privileges; Demonstrates ability to organize and prioritize patient care activities; Selects and interprets laboratory and diagnostic testing; Communicates medical assessment and plan to patient and attending physician; Completes medical record documentation in a timely manner. The primary responsibility is the appropriate and timely performance of the medical screening exam, assessment and disposition of patients present to the Emergency Department. Performs medical screening exam and deliver emergency medical care to patients within the CVPH Emergency Department within the scope of their credentialing with CVPH and following departmental protocols. QUALIFICATIONS:Licensed as a NYS Certified Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner. 1 year of clinical experience or advanced emergency medicine training as a Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner preferred. ACLS, ATLS and PALS required. ATLS required. DEA privileges required. Must attend and complete Emergency Department onboarding process to the degree necessary by their training and experience.Prior Emergency Department experience or training preferred. Prior experience successfully working in a busy clinical setting preferred.

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