Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant-Critical Care
Mary Washington Healthcare
Location: Fredericksburg, Virginia
Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Internal Number: R-6405
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The Critical Care APP works closely and assists the physician in providing quality, efficient and continuous critical care in the Intensive Care Unit. Critical Care Medicine privileges shall encompass the admission, general internal medicine consultation, evaluation and treatment of uncomplicated and/or complex adolescent and adult medical patients in the Intensive Care Unit.
Essential Functions & Responsibilities:
Assist the physician in all aspects of patient care as requested including procedures appropriate for ICU as trained and proctored by the supervising intensivist and privileged by the overseeing credentialing body of the hospital
Perform diagnostic and therapeutic procedures under the physician's supervision
Obtain/Perform, record, and dictate medical histories and physical examinations
Dictate discharge and transfer summaries
Make daily rounds, record progress notes, and write routine orders
Prepare patients for discharge from the hospital when appropriate
Educate patients and family regarding disease, procedures, medications, nutrition, health care and post-discharge care
Act as liaison between patients and physician, as well as nursing and physician
Request consults from appropriate physicians
Evaluate patients who require an intensive care /acute medical care consult
Manage applicable patient databases
Other duties as assigned
Successful completion of a Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner education program that holds a national accreditation acceptable to the Board of Medicine or Nursing, required
Approved for Prescriptive Authority in Virginia, required
Certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants or certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners or an equivalent nationally recognized body as a Nurse Practitioner, required
Licensed as a physician assistant or nurse practitioner in Virginia, required
Valid DEA certificate, required
BLS, ACLS certification, required
As an EOE/AA employer, the organization will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, and veteran or disability status.
A Not-for-Profit Regional Healthcare System Dedicated to Excellence. From our humble beginnings in Fredericksburg, Virginia as an eight-room hospital to our modern not-for-profit regional system, Mary Washington Healthcare has seen enormous growth and development in the past 100 years. Today, we are made up of two hospitals and 28 healthcare facilities and wellness services. Community leaders volunteer on our Board of Trustees in order to guide the continued growth and direction of our health care system.