*Highland Hospital is seeking a Part Time Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner to join its growing team. Candidates for this role would work three (3), eight (8) hour shifts per week, typically 8a - 4:30p during the normal business week. No weekends or holidays. Some duties include but are not limited to:The Strong Health Geriatrics Non-Physician Provider is responsible for providing on-site medical services in coordination with collaborating/supervising physicians and health care team members in assisted living and skilled nursing facilities. The non-physician provider is responsible for establishing and managing all aspects of medical care in accordance with established medical protocols.Manages acute and chronic illnesses for residents in ALF/SNF setting. This includes initiating appropriate treatment in emergency situations. Obtains detailed history, completes physical examination, and establishes treatment plan for newly admitted and readmitted residents to facilities. Documents the care provided utilizing SHGG approved forms in accordance with SHGG guidelines.Orders, interprets, and revises medical treatment plan based on laboratory and diagnostic testing in accordance with SHGG guidelines and established medical protocols.Communicates with facility staff, collaborating physicians, family and patients regarding medical issues through telephone or personal communication and/or care plan meetings.
- Education: Fulfilled the requirements to be a licensed PA or NP in NYS.
- Experience: Experience preferred but new graduates will be considered
- License/Certification Required: NYS License for PA candidates. Current, valid license to practice as an NP in NYS for NP candidates. Must be BLS certified.
- Skills: Knowledge of various diagnostic and therapeutic procedures recommended
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