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Clinical Practitioner Neuro Critical Care MHB

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Location: Buffalo, NY, United States
Date Posted: Jan 28, 2020

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Job Description

Status: Full Time Facility: Mercy Hospital of Buffalo

Work Schedule: Days and Evenings Shift: 1:

Exempt from Overtime: Exempt: Yes FTE: 1.000000: Bargaining Unit: ACE Associates


Works collaboratively with the multidisciplinary health team, is responsible for providing comprehensive care to patients by assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating care for patients with complex neurological disease. Position focuses on inpatient care, specifically care of the critically ill neuroscience patient. Provides neurocritical care to Emergency Department patients and hospital inpatients, assists in and provides care for intra-facility and inter-facility transfers to ICU. Participates in patient and family teaching. Provides leadership by working cooperatively with health care team members in maintaining standards for professional practice in the clinical setting. Supports delivery of evidence-based acute assessment and management. Performs procedures such as injections, immunizations, suturing, wound care, intubation, inserting IABP and invasive CVP and PA lines, and managing infection. Develops and implements patient management plans, records, progress notes and assists in provision of continuity of care. Develops and delivers neurocritical care continuing education programs. Participates in performance improvement processes. Participates in neuroscience clinical research.


  • Bachelor's degree
  • Graduate of an approved NCCPA (National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants)
  • CAHEA (Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation of the AMA) accredited Physician Assistant training program;
  • OR graduate degree as Nurse Practitioner

  • Two (2) years clinical experience in neuroscience with direct exposure to critical care preferred.
  • One (1) - three (3) years of neuroscience experience as NP/Physician Assistant preferred.

  • Physical activity includes: balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, waling, pushing, pulling, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, repetitive motions, and heavy work:
  • CPR Certified
  • Computer Literate
  • Demonstrates excellent communication and customer service skills.
  • ACLS Certified
  • Clinical experience in neurosciences preferred

  • Subject to inside environmental conditions.
  • Must be able to work in hectic environment making sound decisions at all times.

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