Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner, ICU


Mary Washington Hospital
Fredericksburg, VA



American Heart Association CPR
previous ICU experience required

Job Summary:
Assists the supervising physician in the management of patients, and performs diagnostic and therapeutic procedures under the physician's supervision. The P.A./NP works closely and assists the physician in providing quality, efficient and continuous cost-effective care.
As an EOE/AA employer, the organization will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, and veteran or disability status. 
To be considered for this position you must have a minimum of two years of work experience as a PA or NP performing these functions in an Intensive Care Unit. 

Essential Functions & Responsibilities:
  1. Obtain, record, and dictate medical histories.
  2. Perform record and dictate physical examinations.
  3. Dictate discharge and transfer summaries.
  4. Make daily rounds, record progress notes, write routine orders (comfort and diet, laboratory tests, non-invasive examinations).
  5. Prepare patients for discharge from the hospital.
  6. Educate patients and family regarding disease, procedures, medications, nutrition, health care and post-discharge care.
  7. Act as liaison between patients and physician.
  8. Act as liaison between nursing and physician.
  9. Educate office staff in the form of in-services.
  10. Request consults from appropriate physicians.
  11. Follow-up with outpatients.
  12. Handle phone calls from patients and home health nurses.
  13. Evaluate patients who require a medical consult.
  14. Assist the physician in all aspects of patient care as requested.
  15. Manage appropriate patient databases.
  16. Will perform other duties as assigned.

Other Functions:

  1. Virginia Physician Assistant or NP License required.
  2. Previous experience as a PA or NP preferred.
  3. Minimum of two years' work experience as a PA or NP performing these functions in an Intensive Care Unit.