Our busy Intermediate Care services is seeking a Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner to join our team! The Physician Extender provides emergency/primary after hours medical services under the primary administrative supervision of the ED Medical Director, and, when consult requested, under clinical supervision of a licensed emergency staff physician, in accordance with established treatment parameters of the Emergency Department/Intermediate Care, and rules, regulations, and bylaws of Northwestern Medical Center.
A. Education: Nurse Practitioner—must be a graduate of an approved Nurse Practitioner’s educations program and licensed as a Nurse Practitioner in the State of Vermont. Physician’s Assistant—must be a graduate of an approved Physician Assistant educational program, certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) and licensed as a Physician Assistant in the State of Vermont.
B. Prior Experience: At least one year experience in an appropriate Emergency Department/primary care setting preferred.
C. Required Certification/Registration: Must obtain/maintain ACLS Certification.
D. Other: Must be able to work cooperatively with supervisory physician, Nurse Manager, and entire department staff. Physician Extender will work within limits of training, experience, and granted privileges and must possess awareness and motivation to seek medical supervisory/department assistance when appropriate. Must have working knowledge of diagnostic/therapeutic equipment used in the Department. Must have excellent communications and interpersonal skills. Must maintain a professional appearance and demeanor in representing the Emergency Department/Intermediate Care and Northwestern Medical Center.
St. Albans, Vermont, 05478, USA
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