This position serves as a healthcare professional who, under the direction and supervision of a licensed physician, will provide care to patients hospitalized in the ICU COVID Units at Stony Brook University Hospital. The NP/PA is expected to maintain and enhance a current level of knowledge relative to professional practice, as well as meet the requirements necessary for licensure and certification. The following duties will be expected:
BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES: The Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant will provide direct patient care to all adult patients in acute/crisis situations and coordinate care with a multidisciplinary team including physicians, RNs, respiratory therapists and radiology technicians.
Ensure continuity of care through communication with the primary care team through adequate management and proper handoff throughout the clinical management.
Provide consultation to patients upon request by nursing, primary team or consult teams to assist and facilitate care in an acute crisis.
Ensure the coordination/assistance in patient movement to a higher level of care when applicable.
Follow up on calls made to ensure adequate medical care was rendered.
Provide feedback to nursing unit and medical team members regarding the care of the patient.
Maintain level of expertise in field by attending medical conferences to maintain competency in the fields of crisis management and code resuscitation
SPECIAL NOTE: Shifts for this position are 12 hours with nights and weekends required. This assignment is subject to change based on the needs of Stony Brook University Hospital.
Physician Assistant: NYS license and certification as a Physician Assistant. Bachelor's degree from an accredited school of Physician Assistants.
Nurse Practitioner: NYS license and certification as a Nurse Practitioner. Master's degree in nursing or completion of a course for a Nurse Practitioner.
Minimum of 3 years of critical care/acute care experience to include working in the ICU environment. BLS/ACLS certified.
Additional years of acute care/critical care as a NP/PA.
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Special Notes Non-Tenure Track position. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA.
Anticipated Start Date: As soon as possible.
Campus Description Long Island's premier academic medical center, Stony Brook Medicine represents Stony Brook University's entire medical enterprise and integrates all of Stony Brook's health-related initiatives: education, research and patient care. It encompasses Stony Brook University Hospital, Stony Brook Children's Hospital, the five Health Sciences schools -- Dental Medicine, Health Technology and Management, Medicine, Nursing and Social Welfare -- as well as the major centers and institutes, programs and more than 50 community-based healthcare settings throughout Suffolk County. With 603 beds, Stony Brook University Hospital serves as Suffolk County's only tertiary care center and Regional Trauma Center. Stony Brook Children's, with more than 180 pediatric specialists in 30 specialties, offers the most advanced pediatric specialty care in the region.
The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation.
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