• 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 served this richly diverse region as a patient-first community hospital for more than 60 years. As Long Island’s only independent community hospital, we are 100% committed to becoming the community’s healthcare provider of choice with our greatly enhanced services including the Knapp Cardiac Care Center, our highly-advanced heart disease diagnosis and treatment facility, our new modern surgical pavilion, our unique ER approach, and our high-touch services including women’s imaging, sleep laboratory and orthopedics and more. These services are delivered with the highest level of compassion by our LI Community Hospital staff – Long Islanders with an unmistakable mix of courage and heart who care about the people right here in our community and whose sole purpose is to provide personalized comfort.

    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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