Duties of a Physician Assistant in Surgery –ICU/Surgical ICU
Under the direct or indirect supervision of the Trauma Attending Physician, the Physician Assistant will manage the SICU patients in the Surgical Intensive Care unit and when necessary will evaluate patients on the nursing floors and emergency department. The Physician Assistant will perform all required duties necessary to manage the patient including the preparation of the patient for the Operating Room as necessary.
Order lab and diagnostic tests and perform testing for medical clearance for SICU surgery patients.
Participate in pre and postoperative daily rounds with the residents, Attending, Physicians and/or Trauma Surgeon-in-Chief in the hospital, SICU surgical patients.
Writing notes on all authorized procedures performed, for which the Physician Assistant is involved.
Screens all inpatient consults and provides the necessary treatment and follow up care as indicated.
Participate in patient/staff education programs which are presently in existence.
Coordination and recording of pre-hospital evaluation for admission, all aspects of in-hospital care and discharge planning.
Assistance to the nursing staff in the development and implementation of care plans and the formulation of nursing diagnosis based on ongoing assessment data.
Research, plan, develop, and implement Trauma SICU Surgery staff development programs as needed for staff nurses and practice plan support professional staff on a consultative basis.
Current New York State Physician Assistant License/Registration
Bachelor’s Degree from an approved US PA Program
Minimum of 1-3 years Trauma SICU Surgical experience
BLS certification, PALS Certification, ACLS Certification and ATLS Certification
One year Trauma or Surgical Intensive Care Experience. Recent Physician Assistant experience with SICU patients through full range of therapies from diagnostic testing through hospital stay.
Experience working in surgery, emergency medicine, critical care and intensive care.
Experience working in Stony Brook Medicine emergency room or outpatient setting.
Masters of Science in Physician Studies.
Previous teaching experience and involvement in community organizations.
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Non-Tenure Track position. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Anticipated Start Date: As soon as possible.
Long Island's premier academic medical center, Stony Brook Medicine represents Stony Brook University's entire medical enterprise and integrates all of Stony Brook's health-related initiatives: education, research and patient care. It encompasses Stony Brook University Hospital, Stony Brook Children's Hospital, the five Health Sciences schools - Dental Medicine, Health Technology and Management, Medicine, Nursing and Social Welfare - as well as the major centers and institutes, programs and more than 50 community-based healthcare settings throughout Suffolk County. With 603 beds, Stony Brook University Hospital serves as Suffolk County's only tertiary care center and Regional Trauma Center. Stony Brook Children's, with more than 180 pediatric specialists in 30 specialties, offers the most advanced pediatric specialty care in the region.
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