Advanced Practice Provider

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

The Team – The Hospital

The Intensivist Group, a physician established and physician led group and a Sound Physicians affiliate, is celebrating 16-years as a leading national provider of high quality and efficient critical care services to community hospitals. We improve patient care, patient, nursing, physician satisfaction, and quality outcomes while reducing hospital costs and risk.  Our model is designed to challenge the status quo and transform the way Critical Care is provided, focusing on improving the lives of patients while creating value for our hospital partners. 

The Intensivist Group’s model is designed to ensure that the Intensivist teams have the time and resources needed to deliver compassionate care that drives improved outcomes within a culture that promotes physician autonomy, mastery and purpose.

The primary function of this position will be to provide patient care support to Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital Intensivist Physicians via assisting with oversight of the 12 bed Critical Care Step-down Unit on 5 South.  

Please visit The Intensivist Group for more information. 

  • 204 bed community hospital
  • Established  Intensivist Team 
  • Medical/Surgical/Cardiac ICUs in addition to Step-Down Unit

Work Schedule – Ideal candidate will be expected to work 8 hour shifts, Monday to Friday days or early evenings.  No overnights or weekends are required. Will request vacation/PTO requests at least 2 months in advance to the Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital Medical Director of Critical Care. Must be willing and able to extend hours on those occasions when work load and/or patient acuity requires. In return, may request and/or be granted early departure on those occasions when work load and/or lack of patient acuity allows.

Education, Training & Experience Required

  • Valid Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant Certification
  • Active Pennsylvania Licensure 
  • Will maintain and update immunizations as required by Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital (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 an acute care hospital setting is desired, particularly if the applicant has worked in a Step Down or ICU. However, we are willing to consider new graduates as well. 
  • 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 (currently Meditech), 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 

Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital is located in Delaware County, a suburb of Philadelphia. It is approximately 15 minutes from center city Philadelphia, and 20-30 minutes to Southern NJ. There are ample places to live and enjoy your off time in the area. Abundant multicultural events, restaurants, and museums abound. The locations makes it easy to vacation at the NJ shore, which is only an hour away. The location is also easily commutable to New York City, Boston, and Washington, DC for weekend getaways. 

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