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The Physician Assistant (PA) / Nurse Practitioner (NP) works in a collaborative relationship with all Physicians, Residents and midlevel’s to provide pre-operative and post-operative care to General Surgery, Bariatric and Colorectal patients. Candidates for this role will have an opportunity to work 8, 10 or 12 hour shifts and can work between 36 – 48 hours per week. To be discussed in more detail at first contact.

Some duties include but are not limited to:
This position serves as an APP in support of and under physician supervision for the Bariatric/Colorectal/General Surgery divisions. The position has two areas of responsibilities 1. ER/OU/Inpatient/OR and 2. Ambulatory Clinic. Staff members holding this position will be primarily assigned to one of the two areas and comply with the associated work schedule of the area. However, all staff holding this position must be sufficiently oriented and trained to serve in both areas if called upon due to sustained changes in workload, vacancies, or other unusual circumstances. APPs in the ER/OU/Inpatient/OR area of responsibility also serve to orient and assist General Surgery residents during their training rotations at Highland.

Emergency Room / Observation Unit / Inpatient

      • Conducts consults for assigned physicians consistent with medical staff scope of practice and delineation of privileges
      • Obtains detailed, accurate medical histories (including medication reconciliation)
      • Performs thorough and comprehensive physical examinations
      • Performs daily rounds on assigned pre/post op patients
      • Writes assessments, plans of care, and patients orders according to patient needs, standards of practice and within medical staff scope of practice and delineation of privileges
      • Performs bedside procedures consistent with medical staff scope of practice and delineation of privileges
      • In conjunction with other members of the health care team, provides discharge instruction
      • Provides accurate and concise documentation of patient care provided
      • Openly communicates with attending, consultant, fellow, & resident physicians; and other members of the health care team
      • Documents charges for billable professional services provided

Salary Range:
$93,000.00 – $119,642.00 annually

The referenced pay range represents the minimum and maximum compensation for this job. Individual annual salaries/hourly rates will be set within the job’s compensation range, and will be determined by considering factors including, but not limited to, market data, education, experience, qualifications, expertise of the individual, and internal equity considerations.

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Mid-Level Providers

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Job Requirements

  • Education: Fulfilled the requirements to be a licensed PA or NP in NYS.
  • Experience: 1-2 years of experience working in Surgical inpatient setting preferred, however new graduates are encouraged to apply as well. Must have excellent proven communication abilities with all levels of staff including physicians, nurses, technicians, housekeeping, administrative and peers.
  • License/Certification Required: Must be licensed or eligible for licensure by the NY State Board of Medicine. NP’s must have First Assist Certification in New York State. Basic Life Support (BLS) from American Heart Association required.

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