Yale New Haven Health System

APRN/PA EMERGENCY SERVICES, MULTI-SITE

US-CT-New Haven
Job ID
62416
Department
ED PHYSICIAN ASSOCIATES
Category
ADVANCED PRACTITIONERS/PA/NP
Position Type
Full Time Benefits Eligible
Scheduled Hours
40
Work Schedule
ROTATING ALL THREE SHIFTS
Work Days
HOLIDAYS AND WEEKEND COMMITMENT
Work Hours
ROTATING ALL THREE SHIFTS
Work Shift
WEEKEND AND HOLIDAY COMMITTMENT
Requisition ID
2017-15788

Overview

To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values—integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion—must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.

As a clinician and in collaboration with physicians, takes medical histories, performs physical examinations, and performs specified procedures. The APP refers patients for specialty consultation. The APP works in the Emergency Department at York Street, the Emergency Department satellite at Guilford, or in the Emergency Department at St Raphael's Campus.

EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran

Responsibilities

  • 1. Provides care to general Emergency Department patients including those with acute and ambulatory problems.
  • 2. Discusses each case with the triage classification as "acute" with the Emergency Department Attending Physicians. The plan for the patient is discussed and executed. The Attending Physician evaluates all Triage level II and documents on them as well. The APP consults with community medical staff physicians as appropriate and discusses each patients evaluation and plan with the primary care provider. The APP may provide care to ambulatory and urgent care patients without direct physician supervision
  • 3. Documents a complete medical record on all patients whom they provide care for.
  • 4. Practices within the policies and procedures of the Emergency Department and YNHHS
  • 5. Performs procedures including (but not limited to) lumbar puncture, suturing and repair of wounds, minor burn care; arterial blood gas sampling; incision and drainage of abscess; thoracentesis; advanced cardiac life support procedures; paracentesis; urinary bladder catheterization; gastric lavage.
  • 6. Practices within the policies and procedures of the Emergency Department and YNHHS
  • 7. Recommends patients for admission to attending physician.
  • 8. Orders medications including narcotics. Orders durable medical equipment
  • 9. Writes prescriptions.
  • 10. The APP orders laboratory testing, diagnostic imaging and other diagnostic tests appropriate to Emergency Department patient and interprets results as well as outcomes. The care plan discussed with the attending physicians as well as the patient. The APP will educate patient and family on health care matters, treatments, discharge plans and or admission criteria.
  • 11. The APP will be assigned to the Emergency Department at York Street, Chapel street, and/or the Guilford satellite. The shifts assigned may be day, evening, nights and/or weekends
  • 12. Attends Department Staff meetings and participates in departmental groups and committees. May be requested to chair groups and committees. May also be required to participate on hospital groups and committees as representative of the Department of Emergency Services.
  • 13. Provides clinical instruction to Physician Assistant students, Emergency Medicine residents; and Emergency Medical Technician/Paramedic Students as well as Nurse Practitioner Students.
  • 14. Attends and documents 100 hours continue medical education every 2 years.

Qualifications

EDUCATION

 

Bachelor's Degree and graduation from an approved Physician's Associate program required or Advanced Practice Nurse Practitioner Program. Current Connecticut PA or APRN license (or eligible)

 

EXPERIENCE

 

Three (3) to five (5) years of patient care experience as a Physician Associate or Advanced Practice Nurse Practitioner Program preferred.

 

LICENSURE

 

PA or APRN Required (or Eligible)

 

SPECIAL SKILLS

 

The APP will demonstrate excellent interpersonal, communication and leadership skills. The APP maintains current and active credential by the National Committee for Certification of Physicians Assistants or the Certification as an Advanced Practice Nurse. They will demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide quality care appropriate to the Emergency Department patients

 

PHYSICAL DEMAND

 

All APP's are required to participate in the on call system as defined by the department.

 

Additional Information

Mutliple positions available. Position requires rotation between 3 Emergency Department locations.

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