Stroke/Neurointerventional APP opening in west central PA - 227248

ID: 227248 (23998114)
Location: Altoona, PA - US
Duration: Permanent - Full Time
Contact: Erin Coleman Erin Coleman on LinkedIn    Call: 6362204841
Posted: 07/19/2024
Seeking full-time Physician Assistant or Acute Care Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner to support Stroke & Neurointervention team.

The stroke team has 4 physicians – 2 of which are neurointerventionalists who specialize in intracranial clot removal in emergent large vessel occlusion strokes. We are recruiting a team of four (4) inpatient APPs who will work alongside the physicians to run the Stroke Service, to include, but not be limited to:

  • Treating ICU and surgical patients, attending emergent Stroke codes and floor patients.
  • This role is responsible for responding to the stroke codes during daytime hours to help provide emergent care for suspected stroke patients.
  • APPs are trained to read neuro imaging including CT’s, MRI’s, interpret necessary lab works.
  • Initial training period the schedule will be five 8-hour shifts then will transition to four 10-hour shifts.

Qualifications:

Licensure, Education, Certifications, and Clearances

PA: 

  • A graduate of a physician assistant program accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the physician assistant (ARC-PA) is required
  • BS or MS candidate is preferred
  • Experience as a physician assistant and/or experience in a clinical setting is preferred
  • Current state PA license certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) is required
  • Current CPR certification is required
  • Act 34 Clearance required

CRNP: 

  • The successful completion of an approved nurse practitioner program is required
  • BSN, MSN is preferred
  • Professional nursing experience and/or nurse practitioner experience is preferred
  • Current state RN license and CRNP certification are required
  • National certification, eligible for licensure by Pennsylvania board of nursing, eligible for certification as a CRNP by Pennsylvania state board of nursing
  • Current CPR certification is required
  • Act 34 Clearance required

The Community:

The area provides an opportunity to celebrate the change of seasons, appreciate an outdoor lifestyle, and enjoy a balance between work and play. The area is rich in culture, excellent schools, sports, outdoor recreation, shopping, and dining experiences, with easy access to nearby major metropolitan areas.

  • Very reasonable cost of living
  • Family-oriented community
  • Excellent school systems
  • Abundant cultural amenities including hiking, biking, paddling, fishing, and skiing at nearby state parks, resorts and rail trails, Big10 sports, national touring performing artists
  • Active social scene from neighboring State College, home to Penn State’s University Park campus.
  • Centrally located with easy access to larger, neighboring cities. Between 40 minutes to 4.5 hours to major cities including Pittsburgh, State College, Philadelphia, DC, and NYC.

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This Physician Assistant job opening last updated on 07/19/2024. Contact the employer using the Apply Online button or the information on this posting and mention you saw this job posting on PAJobSite.com.

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