Acute Care APCs Needed for ICU Coverage
Company: Bon Secours Mercy Health
Posted on: November 18, 2022
Mercy Health Physicians-Youngstown is adding APCs to expand St.
Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital ICU coverage. This is shift based
24-hour coverage and scheduling is 7am-7pm and 7pm-7am providing in
house coverage. The APCs provide critical care coverage and
rounding on ICU patients working in collaboration with
pulmonologists and intensivists. The ICU supports 14 patients and
the unit is shared between the APC and the physician.
The APCs function as independent healthcare providers who, working
collaboratively with a multidisciplinary team, are responsible for
providing comprehensive care to in patients with acute or chronic
medical conditions. The APCs are responsible for assessment,
diagnosis, treatment, management, education, health education, care
coordination in a hospital-based setting. The APCs must demonstrate
an advanced level of medical clinical knowledge and communicate
effective with physicians, nurses and other support staff.
Candidates must have acute care certification or equivalent
experience. The APC will need to initiate vents, place central
lines, ACLS, BLS certified and be comfortable running codes. The
APC should also have strong interpersonal skills and a commitment
to strengthen the ICU coverage and care for those ICU patents.
There will be peer mentorship and collaboration with the
pulmonologists and intensivists.
About Mercy Health Youngstown:
Mercy Health Youngstown, formerly Humility of Mary Health Partners,
is an integrated health system in the Mahoning Valley, which
encompasses the Youngstown/Warren metropolitan area Mahoning,
Trumbull and Columbiana counties in Ohio. It is part of Bon Secours
Mercy Health, which is headquartered in Cincinnati and is the
largest health system in Ohio and one of the largest Catholic
health systems in the United States. It is affiliated with several
medical schools including Northeast Ohio Medical University just
north and Lake Erie College of Medicine northeast of the area.
Mercy Health Youngstown provides a full spectrum of healthcare
services acute inpatient and trauma, outpatient and ambulatory,
rehabilitation, behavioral, emergency and urgent care, primary care
physicians in patient-centered medical homes, specialist physician
care, home health, home medical equipment, long-term care and
hospice care, as well as Mercy Health Foundation Mahoning Valley.
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