Trauma NP/PA

Garnet Health
 Harris, NY

Overview

Garnet Health (formerly Greater Hudson Valley Health System,) is a New York State, not-for-profit corporation headquartered in Middletown, New York, approximately 60 miles north of New York City. Garnet Health is comprised of Garnet Health Medical Center, Garnet Health Medical Center - Catskills, Garnet Health Doctors, Garnet Health Foundation and Garnet Health Foundation - Catskills. Garnet Health is dedicated to developing specialty services, medical programs and needed healthcare services that allow residents to remain close to home to receive quality care.

Providing healthcare to nearly 450,000 residents in Orange, Sullivan and Ulster Counties, Garnet Health was designed to improve the quality, stability and efficiency of healthcare services in the mid-Hudson and Catskill region. Services provided by more than 3,300 employed professionals and over 850 medical staff members, makes Garnet Health one of the largest healthcare providers in the tri-county area. The System’s three hospital campuses (Garnet Health Medical Center - Catskills (Harris and Callicoon, NY) and Garnet Health Medical Center (Middletown, NY) plus several outpatient facilities, offer a broad spectrum of care including:

  • 601 licensed inpatient beds
  • Emergency medicine
  • Surgical services
  • Ambulatory surgery services
  • Skilled nursing unit
  • Cardiology services including emergency and elective angioplasty
  • Oncology services from diagnosis to treatment
  • Orthopedic services including joint replacements
  • Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence
  • Birthing centers
  • Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
  • Outpatient diagnostic imaging
  • Geriatric assessment
  • Primary, Specialty, and Urgent care practices
  • Adult day care
  • Mental health and chemical dependency programs
  • Diabetes program
  • Wound care
  • Sleep Center Services
  • Outpatient infusion services
  • Rehabilitation services including: physical, occupational and speech therapy
  • Hospitalist services
  • Rape intervention and support services
  • Community screenings and support groups

Responsibilities

Nurse Practitioner

The Nurse Practitioners position in Trauma is primarily focused on clinical management, favorable impact on quality of care and is responsible to oversee the total care of the Trauma and Surgery patient including physical exams and treatment of illness. Nurse Practitioners in Trauma will function in all areas of the peri-operative environment including pre-admission, test review, PACU care, step-down unit, outpatient clinic, office practice and other areas designated. Nurse Practitioners in the Trauma Department will use a variety of skills to educate, consult and manage the Trauma or Surgery patient population and assist the patient/family, the patient care team and physicians. They will work collaboratively with the health care team including Trauma and Surgery physicians, anesthesiologists, other physicians involved in the trauma or surgery patient care, nurses, case management, physical and occupational therapy and with departments affecting the care of the Trauma or Surgery patient. Nurse Practitioners in Trauma will act as a clinical educator working with staff on Trauma or Surgery competencies, new procedures and advanced practice skills. They will work with the Trauma Surgeons to implement necessary medical aspects of care including discharges and pain management. Nurse Practitioners in Trauma will use these skills to affect a quality patient experience.

Physician Assistant

The Surgical Physician Assistant’s position is primarily focused on clinical management, favorable impact on quality of care and is responsible to oversee the total care of the Trauma and Surgery patient including physical exams and treatment of illness. Surgical Physician Assistants will function in all areas of the pre/ peri and post-operative environment including pre-admission, test review, intra-operative first assisting, PACU care, SICU care, step-down unit, outpatient clinic, office practice and other areas designated. Surgical Physician Assistants will use a variety of skills to educate, consult and manage the Trauma or Surgery patient population and assist the patient/family, the patient care team and physicians. They will work collaboratively with the health care team including Trauma and Surgery physicians, anesthesiologists, other physicians involved in the trauma or surgery patient care, nurses, case management, physical and occupational therapy and with departments affecting the care of the Trauma or Surgery patient. Surgical Physician’s Assistants will act as a clinical educator working with staff on Trauma or Surgery competencies, new procedures and advanced practice skills. They will work with the Trauma Surgeons to implement necessary medical aspects of care including discharges and pain management. Surgical Physician’s Assistant will use these skills to affect a quality patient experience.

Qualifications

Nurse Practitioner

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS:

Graduate of an Accredited Nurse Practitioners Program with preferenced clinical focus on Surgery and/or Critical Care

Current A.N.P. Licensure in New York State

Successful completion and maintenance of Board Certification in Adult Nursing as a practitioner (general or specialized) from the ANCC or the AANP within one year of hire

Collaborative Practice Agreement with the Medical Director of the Trauma Program

Current BLS &/or ACLS & PALS Certifications Required. ATLS Preferred upon hire and will be required within 1 year of hire date

Working Conditions: Work is primarily indoors with exposure to various nursing unit and/or patient care elements. Travel to outside facilities is possible.

Physician Assistant

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS:

Graduate of an Accredited Physician’s Assistant Program

Current Physician’s Assistant Licensure in New York State

Successful completion and maintenance of National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants

Supervising Practice Agreement with the Medical Director of the Trauma Program or their designee within the scope of practice of such supervising physician

Current BLS &/or ACLS & PALS Certifications required. ATLS Certification preferred- will be required within 1 year of hire.

Working Conditions: Work is primarily indoors with exposure to various nursing unit and/or patient care elements. Travel to outside facilities is possible.

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