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.
Position requires: the ability to recognize and address the psychological needs of patients and their families, and the ability and skills necessary to attend to special needs relating to the patient’s age and diagnosis; ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail for approximately seventy-five percent of work time for responsibilities such as providing patient care, operating and monitoring equipment, and recording data on patient charts; ability to walk or stand for approximately seventy-five percent of the work day, to push, lift, pull and/or carry items such as equipment weighing up to twenty-five pounds or patients on stretchers for approximately twenty-five percent of work time. Must possess the interpersonal skills necessary to provide effective leadership, develop and maintain cooperative, professional relationships, communicate effectively with patients, their family members, physicians, nursing, and other Hospital personnel when exchanging patient status, care, and treatment information.
Applicant must possess either a current New York State license to practice as a Physician Assistant and be a graduate of a Physician Assistant accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA) or its predecessor agencies. Current NCCPA certification, BLS, ACLS, PALS, NIHSS and ATLS (or obtain within 6 months of transfer date) certification required. Infection Control training certification, and completed PICC on-line training. Successful completion of Fundamentals of Critical Care course within six months. Prior first-assisting experience in general surgery including major trauma. Experience assisting with managing surgical patients in the ICU setting and experience performing procedures such as insertion/removal of CVLS and chest tubes preferred.