Hospital Medicine AP Nocturnal Cross Coverage (Beverly Hospital)

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Location: Beverly, MA
Job ID: 170013-1A
Date Posted: Oct 18, 2021
Category: Adv Practice/Non MD Provider

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Job Description

Welcome To

Welcome to Beverly Hospital, part of Beth Israel Lahey Health. Beverly Hospital is a full service, community hospital providing leading-edge, patient-centered care to North Shore and Cape Ann residents. The hospital provides a full-range of state-of-the-art care and services including primary care, cardiovascular care, surgery, orthopedics, emergency care, maternity, pediatrics, as well as many other specialties. Beverly Hospital is nationally recognized for patient safety as it is one of only 42 hospitals in the United States to be awarded an “A” grade from The Leapfrog Group – the nation’s leading nonprofit watchdog on hospital quality and safety.

 

Beverly Hospital promotes the culture and philosophy which enables employees to give and receive the best of care. You can become a part of the team that achieves this success through our CREATE values of Community, Respect, Excellence, Accountability, Teamwork and Empathy.

 

About the Job

Responsibilities:

  • Cross coverage for Hospital Medicine patients.
  • Follow up overnight “to-do” list.
  • Receive and return pages/answer questions and order necessary medications, labs, EKG’s, and imaging. 
  • Evaluate patients at bedside that require this type of assistance. 
  • Notify in-house nocturnal hospital medicine attending with any questions or concerns about the patient or need further assistance in patient with declining conditions.  This includes, but is not limited to: falls (unwitnessed and witnessed with or without full anticoagulation or injury), new onset altered mental status, brain attack, acute chest pain, respiratory distress, active GI bleed, and acute abdomen.
  • On as needed basis, nocturnist can call you to help with admissions in cases of high volume.
  • Contact covering physicians for other services that may be warranted overnight through the operator
  • Contact radiology to obtain preliminary reading on any imaging ordered overnight.
  • Update the handoff system regarding pertinent changes in medical treatment.
  • Practitioners should have at least one year of Advanced Practice experience in Hospital Medicine, Critical Care or other related field qualifications.
     
    Education: 
    Physician Assistant: Graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant Program.
    Documentation of registration for next NCCPA Board administration or successful completion of NCCPA Board and maintenance of appropriate CME.
    Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) certification required.
     
    Nurse Practitioner: Graduate of a Masters Program in Nursing.
    Maintain currency through Clinical Education Units.

Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) certification required.

 

Licensure, Certification, Registration:

Current license to practice in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

DEA number and Mass Department of Public Health Division of Food and Drug Restricted Substances registration number as appropriate.

Written prescription privilege protocols signed by all attendings with whom the individual will be working

 

 

Shift Details:

Hours: 7pm – 7am
12hr shifts

Primarily responsible for Cross Coverage for Hospital Medicine census

Will work as Admitter on any shift where 3 APs are scheduled together 7a-7p

 

Diversity is a core value at Beth Israel Lahey Health. We are passionate about building and sustaining an inclusive and equitable working and learning environment for our staff. We believe every member on our team enriches our diversity by exposing us to a broad range of ways to understand and engage with the world, identify challenges, and to discover, design and deliver solutions.