Under the mentorship of an Advanced Clinical Provider (ACP) leader, participates in the advanced training and outcome evaluation of an assigned ACP area including the performance of technical procedures for the admission, assessment, diagnosis, treatment and follow-up of assigned patients. Participates in performance improvement and research projects as well as weekly seminars and other related educational activities.
1.Under the mentorship of an ACP Leader, participates in advanced training and outcome evaluation of assigned patients.
2.Takes patient histories and performs physical examinations.
3.Initiates, documents and communicates the plan of care to the patient.
4.Writes orders for medication, laboratory work and diagnostic tests, as needed.
5.Interprets laboratory and test results.
6.Performs procedures and follow-up with patients as needed.
7.Confers with multidisciplinary team including attending physician's, nursing and/or other care providers to ensure optimum quality of patient care.
8.Completes patient dispositions, including but not limited to, discharge summaries, prescriptions and referrals.
9.Educates patients regarding necessary post-discharge care.
10. Participates in performance improvement and research projects; attends weekly seminars and other related educational activities, as assigned.
11. Demonstrates achievement of didactic and clinical skills learned through the program.
12. Performs related duties, as required.
Bachelor's Degree, required. Graduate of an accredited (Accreditation Review Committee for Physician Assistant Programs (ARC-PA) program, required.
Licensed Physician Assistant (LPA) by the New York State Department of Education, required.
Current NCCPA Certification from the National Commission on the Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA), required.
Master's Degree in a Nurse Practitioner Program, required.
Current license to practice as a Registered Professional Nurse AND a Nurse Practitioner New York State.
National Board Certification in specialty area, required. Certification to be obtained within ONE (1) year of hire. Board Certification is to match area of practice.
Has a collaborative practice agreement with designated protocols filed with NYS Department of Education OR collaborative relationship attestation as per the Nurse Practitioner Modernization Act 2015.
Previous experience relevant to the area of clinical practice, preferred.
Northern Westchester Hospital