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Langhorne, PA US
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Shelly Spatafore (864) 228-0352

Langhorne, Pennsylvania – Seeking an experienced Intensivist advanced practice provider

As an Advance Practice Provider (APP) with Sound Physicians, you will work in an environment that promotes the Sound Core Values of integrity, teamwork, service, quality and innovation enjoying a sustainable career with programs consistently staffed to levels that facilitate a manageable workload for our Intensivist teams.

The Critical Care APP works in collaboration with a multidisciplinary health care team under the direction of the Intensivist. You will practice evidence based medicine in keeping with protocols and processes designed and utilized by Sound Physicians' Critical Care program in the ICU.  

The primary focus of the Advanced Practice Provider at this program is on caring for a select group of patients in the step-down unit, as well as responding to all sepsis alerts and rapid responses to provide timely and effective care, while ensuring the sickest patients are quickly transitioned to the ICU. While not based in the ICU, the APP may also be called to occasionally assist the Intensivist with procedures in the ICU during times of surge.  

St. Mary Medical Center:

  • 371 bed community hospital
  • Established 6 physician Intensivist Team 
  • Medical/Surgical/Cardiac/Neuro ICUs in addition to Step-Down Unit

Work Schedule – Ideal candidate will be expected to work 12 hour shifts, either 7 am – 7 pm or 7 pm to 7 am.  A full time Advanced Practice Provider is expected to work 15-16 shifts per month which will include two weekends per month.  

Education, Training & Experience Required

  • Valid Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant Certification
  • Active Pennsylvania Licensure 
  • Will maintain and update immunizations as required by St. Mary Medical Center (measles, mumps, rubella, PPD), be vaccinated against Hepatitis B, and must pass a criminal background check. 
  • Must maintain active BLS/ACLS certification
  • Prior experience in a Step Down Unit or ICU is preferred, but not required. Willing to train the right NP/PA who is a fit for our program and culture
  • Must be able to independently assess, examine and work-up acutely ill patients and be able to review and discuss each and every patient in a competent manner with the Intensivist on duty
  • Must be competent at utilizing computer platforms used for the electronic medical record, dictation system, radiology reviewing software, and must have neat and legible handwriting
  • Must possess the ability to multi-task with minimal supervision by the Intensivist on duty
  • Must have a friendly, profession demeanor (dress, timeliness, and interactions with hospital and TIG staff) and maintain positive working relationships with medical and surgical staffs, nursing staff, and other members of the multidisciplinary care team
  • Eligible to work in the United States.  Not a J1 visa qualified area.
  • Ability to work as a team member 
  • Must have a commitment to excellence in clinical service, be forward thinking and demonstrate problem solving abilities necessary in this environment
  • Excellent communication (written and verbal), analytical and problem-solving skills 
  • Ability to perform all technical skills in the critical care setting

Location and Lifestyle 

St. Mary Medical Center is located in Langhorne, Pennsylvania in the Greater Philadelphia area of Eastern Pennsylvania in Lower Bucks County.  Conveniently located between Philadelphia, PA and Trenton, NJ, the community offers access to excellent schools and activities, with the comfort of a welcoming suburban environment.  It supports one of the highest rated public school systems in Pennsylvania. 

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