Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Medical Center

Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner - Full Time

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Job ID
2017-9501
Department
Physician Assistant
Position Type
Full-Time
Hours (Work Schedule)
7pm-7am Variable Days

Responsibilities

 

OLP’s are physician assistants (PA) and nurse practitioners (NP) dedicated to providing quality, professional, cost-effective health care to all patients at Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Medical Center.

 

At Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Medical Center, LIPs provide services in collaboration with a licensed physician fulfilling a broad range of medical services that would otherwise be provided by the physician. A LIP shall be permitted to provide any service within his/her scope of training/skills and the scope of practice of the physician outlined in the collaborative agreement between the NP and the collaborating physician, or as delegated by the supervising physician to the PA that has been approved by the Credentials Committee. LIPs may provide care for all patients throughout the hospital as permitted by their certification and licensure. LIPs provide patient-centered care as members of interdisciplinary teams emphasizing evidence-based practice and accepted standards of care. LIPs document according to the practices included in the Clinical Documentation Initiative (CDI). A LIP on the Trauma Team must have privileges to first assist in surgery, experience in emergency medicine, and current Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) documentation, or acquire it within six months. A LIP on the Trauma Team may be required to be on-call.

 

Qualifications

Physician Assistant—

    Graduate of physician assistant program accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA) or its predecessor agencies the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Programs (CAAHEP) and the Committee on Allied Health Education (CAHEA).

Yes

No

    Current NCCPA certification

Yes

No

    Current New York State registration and license as physician assistant

Yes

No

    Current Basic Life Support (BLS)

    Current Advanced Life Support (ACLS)

    Current Pediatric Life Support (PALS)

    Current Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) (if on Trauma Team)

    Current National Institute of Health stroke scale(NIHSS) training certification

Yes

No

    Current New York State Infection Control training certification

 

 

    Completed Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter (PICC) on-line training (if inserting PICCs)

    Current member of American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA)

    Current member of New York State Society of Physician Assistants (NYSSPA)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nurse Practitioner--

    Current NP certification from either the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners or the American Nurses Credentialing Center

    Bachelors and Masters degrees

Yes

No

    Current New York State license as registered nurse and NP (Adult or Family)

Yes

No

    Current Basic Life Support (BLS)

    Current Advanced Life Support (ACLS)

    Current Pediatric Life Support (PALS) (Not Adult NP)

    Current Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) (if on Trauma Team)

    Current National Institute of Health stroke scale(NIHSS) training certification

Yes

No

    Current New York State Infection Control training certification

 

 

    Completed Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter (PICC) on-line training (if inserting PICCs)

    Current member of American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP)

    Current member of Nurse Practitioner Association of New York State (NPA)

 

 

 

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