Advanced Practice Provider-PD
Facility: Mercy Medical Center Location: Rockville Centre, NY
Department: OB GYN MLPS Category: Physician / Advance Practice
Professional Schedule: Per Diem Shift: Varied hours Hours: 7a-8p,
7p-8a ReqNum: 6032407
Explore a career with Mercy Medical Center, a 375-bed
not-for-profit hospital and member of the Catholic Health Services
of Long Island that has been serving the healthcare needs for the
residents of Nassau County and its surrounding areas since 1913.
Ranked among the top hospitals in New York State, Mercy offers a
NYS designated Stroke Center, Breast Imaging Center of Excellence,
Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, and has received Pathway to
Excellence designation from the American Nurses Credentialing
Center the only hospital in the region and one of only two in NY
State to receive this prestigious award.
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 &
Direct clinical services for medically ill adult patients
according to the established MMC protocols and utilizes evidence
based clinical practice standards under the supervision of an
appropriately credentialed attending.
Performs as the Team Member / Team Leader during a Rapid
Response, Cardiac Arrest Code, Stroke Code, Behavioral Rapid
Response, Pain Rapid Response, Sepsis Rapid Response, in the
absence of a physician. (RRT Protocol & Policy located in Cross
Provide safe, effective and compassionate patient care.
Devotes attention and resources to provide the best customer
Addresses patient medical problems in the absence of the
patient's attending of record.
Examines patients, assess the patient's physical condition,
identifying signs and symptoms and gathering personal details to
arrive at a plan of care in collaboration with the attending of
Participates in the medication reconciliation process on
admission, discharge or when transfer of care to another provider
or level of service.
Documents patient plan of care by appropriate and prompt
maintenance of medical records, orders, notes and timely signing of
verbal and telephone orders.
Collaborates with private attending in the completion of medical
admissions by participating in medication reconciliation process,
examines and identifies signs and symptoms to arrive at a plan of
care and documents findings in a thorough progress note.
Orders and interprets appropriate diagnostic and laboratory
Explains the necessity, preparation, nature and anticipated
effects of procedures to patients, patient's family, staff and
Assess family coping skills and the need for crisis or other
Practices proper infection control and sterile technique.
- Labor and Delivery experience a must
Demonstrates ongoing improvement/proficiency in bedside invasive
and noninvasive procedures and maintains patient procedure
Education: B.S. degree in accredited Physician Assistant Program
or MSN in accredited Nurse Practitioner program.
Experience/skills: 2 years experience preferred.
Licensure: Current registration with NY Education Dept. as
Physician Assistant. NCCPA Certification. ACLS, BLS, Infection
MERCY MEDICAL CENTER
A Member of the Catholic Health Services of Long Island
An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V