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.
The Cath Lab Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner reports to the Physician Assistant Clinical Coordinator and Clinical Director and provides functions such as, but not limited to evaluating, assessing and managing the care of the patients that are requiring services from Interventional Cardiology. In the Cardiac Catheterization Lab the Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner shall provide service primarily in the Cardiac Cath Lab and Electrophysiology Lab patients, and patient care areas. The Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner participates actively in the scheduling, pre-cath, admission, transfer and discharge planning process including preparation of transfer and discharge documents such as medication reconciliation forms, discharge summaries, and prescriptions. The Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner will work in the procedural area, assisting the physician in Interventional procedures to include patient prep, obtaining femoral artery access and assisting with diagnostic and interventional procedures. The Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner is responsible for access site management and will perform manual pressure and utilize other technologies to ensure hemostasis. The Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner also works closely with the nursing staff and other hospital staff in a multidisciplinary, team-oriented fashion. This includes regular dialogue regarding patient care, and providing ongoing education.
Graduate of a PA/NP program accredited by The Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant, or its predecessor.
Current ACLSGraduate of a PA/NP program accredited by The Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant, or its predecessor.