Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Medical Center

  • Physician Assistant -Trauma - Full Time - Day Shift

    Job Locations US-NY-PATCHOGUE
    Job ID
    2017-10495
    Department
    Physician Assistant
    Position Type
    Full-Time
    Hours (Work Schedule)
    7am-7pm Variable Days
  • Overview

    Long Island Community Hospital has a lot to offer job seekers. If you are interested in getting into, or furthering an already established career in healthcare you have come to the right place. The open positions you will find at LI Community Hospital are representative of an organization that is continually growing and changing. It is an exciting time to join LI Community Hospital, with the opening of the new Knapp Cardiac Care Center, the purchase of the former John J. Foley Nursing Home coming soon and new physician practices coming on board regularly.  

    LI Community Hospital offers an environment full of professional challenges with the support of a strong structure and leadership team to offer guidance and direction. You will feel the power of teamwork and a culture that is focused on providing our community the best care possible.

    An equal opportunity employer, we recognize that you've worked hard to acquire your professional skills and have consistently stretched your talents, drive and abilities. For qualified individuals, the Medical Center provides a comprehensive benefits package.

    Responsibilities

    Assists the Trauma Medical Director, and Trauma Panel Surgeons in all aspects of clinical care delivery to the trauma patient. Through all phases of care for the trauma patient the PA will coordinate and actively drive care forward, throughout the Acute Care Phase of Care (from EMS arrival to the Patient’s discharge from the Inpatient area). This Includes but is not limited to: Participation in Daily Trauma Rounds, Trauma Resuscitations, coordination with rehab services and all aspects of discharge planning. The PA will also take part in Trauma Performance Improvement activities. The PA will be responsible for Facilitation of Phase of Care Transitions, eg SICU to Step Down or Medical/Surgical to Rehab. The PA will be instrumental in Plan of care development for each patient. The PA will be responsible for Interpretation of Radiological, and Laboratory findings for all trauma patients. The service line requires independent proficiency in all Advanced Trauma Life Support critical care procedures including: cricothyroidotomy, decompressive ventriculostomy, IJ/SC Central Venous Access line, arterial line placement, Chest Tube Placement, pericardiocentesis for tamponade, and diagnostic peritoneal lavage. The service line also requires independent proficiency in first assist responsibilities.      

    Qualifications

    Master of Science in Physician Studies preferred. Current NYS License, plus 1 year related clinical trauma experience required.

    NCCPA certification, BLS certification, PALS certification, ACLS certification, ATLS certification.

     

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