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Clinical/Practitioner Intensivist N

Location: Kenmore, NY, United States
Date Posted: May 18, 2019

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Job Description

Status: Per Diem Facility: Kenmore Mercy Hospital

Work Schedule: Evenings with Weekend and Holiday Rotation Shift: 3:

Exempt from Overtime: Exempt: No FTE: 0.100000: Bargaining Unit: ACE Associates

Summary:

The Clinical Practitioner/Intensivist is a healthcare provider who, working with the interdisciplinary health team, within his/her scope of practice is responsible for providing comprehensive care to ICU patients and patients with urgent needs in the hospital. This multifaceted role includes direct patient care, education, consultation, and research. Clinical Practitioner/Intensivist will be granted associated privileges by the Executive Committee of the Medical Staff.

Working under the supervision of the Intensivist Program Medical Director, the Clinical Practitioner/Intensivist will provide clinical care to critical patients. The job duties will also include providing emergent care and care upon request in the absence of the attending physician throughout the hospital. The Clinical Practitioner/Intensivist will utilize advanced clinical skills and knowledge to assess patients and manage all aspects of care, including ordering of diagnostic and the implementation of therapeutic procedures. He/she will communicate clinical issues to the attending physician on the team, submit orders according to standardized procedures/protocols, coordinate and schedule diagnostic and therapeutic procedures in collaboration with the Intensivist physician. The Clinical Practitioner/Intensivist will interact with interdisciplinary departments to coordinate services. The Clinical Practitioner/ Intensivist will work collaboratively with members of the Medicine Department to ensure that continuity of care is maintained between inpatient care and referring physicians. The Clinical Practitioner/Intensivist will support/educate clinical nursing staff regarding patient goals and treatment strategies.

Responsibilities:

EDUCATION

Nurse Practitioner
  • Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing;
  • Maintains a current New York State Professional RN license;
  • Maintains Adult or Family Nurse Practitioner Certification;
  • Meets credentialing requirements as appropriate through the Medical Staff Office.
  • CPR certified.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
  • FCCS certification through the Society of Critical Care Medicine within three (3) months of hire.

OR

Physician Assistant
  • Graduate of school approved by the NCCPA (National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants), CAHEA (Committee on Allied Health Education) and Accredited by the AMA;
  • Maintains a current New York State Physician Assistant license;
  • Meets credentialing requirements as appropriate through the Medical Staff Office.
  • CPR certified.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
  • FCCS certification through the Society of Critical Care Medicine within three (3) months of hire.

EXPERIENCE
  • Minimum of three (3) years of previous critical care clinical experience preferred.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
  • Demonstrates excellent customer service skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong computer skills

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


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