Advanced Practice Provider-PDFacility: Mercy Medical Center Location: Rockville Centre, NY Department: Surgical MLPs Category: Physician / Advance Practice Professional Schedule: Per Diem Shift: Varied hours Hours: 7:00-8:00 ReqNum: 6026400
Advanced Practice Provider-Surgical APPs
Mercy Medical Center, a member of Catholic Health Services of Long Island, has been providing compassionate, state-of-the-art care to New York residents since 1913. Today, we continue to provide the highest quality services to the community as evidenced by numerous awards and honors. Mercy Medical Center provides a full spectrum of surgical services including but not limited to orthopedics, vascular and urology. The surgery department utilizes Physician Assistants on the surgical service as part of a multidisciplinary team providing advanced, high quality healthcare.
The Medical Advanced Practice Provider (APP) is a member of the medical care team whose primary responsibility is the management of complex and independent patient evaluation and management functions. The Medical APP shall provide patient care commensurate with their level of advancement; competence and privileges, under the supervision of appropriately credentialed attending.
The Medical APP's require excellent interpersonal and communication skills integral to the success of a Medicine APP. The Medical APP converses with patients in a manner that promotes understanding and develops positive clinician-patient relationships that helps to enhance good health outcomes. A Medical APP must also have strong analytical skills to study clinical situations correctly, and be compassionate to make the health of patients their priority and primary concern.
The Medical APP contributes to the collaborative patient care, to the research, teaching and consulting of patient care and provides leadership to Mercy Medical Center (MMC) and to the PA & NP profession.
Performing comprehensive examinations
Diagnosing and treats illnesses and injuries
Firstand/or second assist in surgical procedures
Formulating and implementing treatment and therapeutic plans
Discharge planning and discharging patients
Education: B.S. degree in accredited Physician Assistant Program
Experience/skills: Minimum of 2 years OR and floor experience preferred. Experience in Orthopedics a definite plus
Licensure: Current registration with NY Education Dept. as Physician Assistant. NCCPA Certification. ACLS, BLS, Infection Control Certificate.
MERCY MEDICAL CENTER
A Member of the Catholic Health Services of Long Island
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