Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner

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POST DATE 9/16/2017
END DATE 2/2/2018

Samaritan Medical Center Watertown, NY

Location
Watertown, NY
AJE Ref #
579538903
Job Classification
Full Time
Job Type
Regular
Company Ref #
11149
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)

JOB DESCRIPTION

DESCRIPTION

NP/PA requirements: Graduate of approved course of study and experience acceptable to the State Education Department. Training and experience must be within the scope of practice of the collaborating or supervising physician to whom they are assigned. Must have privileges at Samaritan Medical Center. Responsible to act in accordance with the Medical Staff Bylaws of Samaritan Medical Center and Samaritan Keep Home. Every practitioner at the time of appointment and continuously thereafter, must demonstrate clinical competence to the satisfaction of the medical staff and the board(s) of the hospital(s) or the nursing home if applicable in which privileges are sought. Visual and auditory acuity with or without adaptive devices. Ability to organize personal work and maintain patient flow, ability to give sound guidance and direction to others involved in care of patients. Ability to work independently and autonomously. Ability to make good decisions. Critical listening skills and ability to communicate clearly. Commitment to update skills constantly and proficient use of resources. Desire to work with all types of people and work as a team member. Good interpersonal skills. Good eye/hand coordination and precision. Basic computer skills required. BLS required. ACLS certification preferred.. PALS and ATLS preferred. Physician Assistants must be certified or eligible for certification by the National Commission on Certification of Physician\'s Assistants (NCCPA) within one year. Documentation of certification must be filed with the staff secretary. Nurse Practitioners minimum License Requirement : Current NYS RN and NP license. Additional certifications relevant to area of specialty. NP/PA must be certified to test and counsel HIV patients. Documentation of continued State registration must be submitted to the staff secretary.

Samaritan is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, Minorities, Disabled, and Veterans are encouraged to apply.







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Overview

Samaritan Medical Center is a 287-bed acute care facility and serves as a regional referral center for Northern New York. The hospital provides a full array of medical, surgical and emergency care, including medical/surgical beds, critical care services, pediatrics, maternity, and a state-of-the-art emergency department. The hospital also provides inpatient mental health services.