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Nurse Practitioner / Physician Assistant / Nights

St. Mary's Healthcare System for Children

City:  BAYSIDE  |   State:  NY  |   Country:  USA  |   ZIP Code:  11360
Job ID Number:  NPPA060818  |   Posted:  06/08/2018

Job Summary:


Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant - Nights 

REQ NUMBER MED-17-00011  

St. Mary's Hospital for Children, located in Bayside, is currently seeking a qualified Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to join their team of professionals!

This qualified team player will deliver quality primary and sub-acute care to pediatric patients ranging in age from newborn to adolescence. This includes ordering medications, therapies, tests, and other procedures according to, but not limited to, mutually agreed upon practice protocols which are determined in collaboration between Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant and attending Physician. Responsible for monitoring responses to interventions and coordinating care utilizing all members of the interdisciplinary team. Plays a central role in communicating with family members and outside agencies to provide comprehensive care and discharge planning.

This is a full time position 6 shifts (8pm-8am) in a two week pay period. This position will also rotate weekend and holidays with team members.


1. Performs all aspects of resident care which includes ongoing physical exams; ordering of appropriate diagnostic studies, consultations by subspecialists, treatments and medications; reevaluating responses to treatments; and records all encounters and pertinent clinical information in the Electronic Medical Record as progress notes or Medical Monthly Progress Notes. All responsibilities are in accordance with scope of practice and in collaboration with the supervising physicians.

2. Upon admission, performs and documents a complete history and physical assessment for assigned residents within 24hours and have reviewed and cosigned by physician. Initiates a realistic and appropriate treatment plan and coordinates care accordingly.

3. Communicates with staff/families regarding changes in resident condition and with other providers via accurate and timely signout.

4. Prescribes immunizations, as needed, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics guidelines. Monitors immunizations records of all inpatients to be in compliance with AAP and NYS guidelines. Notifies families according to hospital policies of upcoming immunizations.

5. Serves as a clinical resource for nursing staff/resident/family. Aids in educations of fellows, residents, medical students, along with other medical providers.

6. Facilitates coordination of care between St. Mary's Hospital for Children, outside agencies, and tertiary care facilities. Documents all such communication in the resident medical record.

7. Participates in facility’s Quality Improvement Program as well as Performance Improvement Projects

8. Shares gaps in hospital coverage in house with other medical providers. Aids and assists with in house coverage during disasters/emergencies/storms/PTO schedules.

9. Participates in departmental meetings, rounds, lectures, and educational activities in person or via conference call when possible.

10. Completes all mandated hospital compliance training in timely fashion.

11. Follows all required infection control, safety, and confidentiality guidelines/mandates.

12. Trained to complete the death certificate utilizing the NYC Electronic Death Registry System (EDRS) and completes such certificate in a timely fashion in event of a death.

13. Takes on clinical tasks as deemed appropriate by Medical Director.

If you are looking for a work environment with a team of professionals who strives to improve the lives of its residents and patients every day, then we want to meet you!


  1. Full-time employment with great developmental and growth opportunities
  2. A mission driven culture, committed to our values and kindness, that truly cares about our teammates and residents, and the communities we serve.
  3. New competitive salary and generous benefits.

Learn more about St. Mary's Healthcare System for Children at where big hearts help little patients.

St. Mary’s Healthcare System for Children is an Equal Opportunity Employer


SHIFT Nights  

Formal education required:

Licensed in New York State as a Pediatric or Family Nurse Practitioner; or

Licensed in New York State as a Physician Assistant.

NYS Registration, PALS, ACLS, BLS certifications.


Previous experience required:

Minimum of one year experience required in pediatrics for Nurse Practitioner

Minimum of three years experience as a Nurse Practitioner preferred

ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION St. Mary's is a national leader in intensive rehabilitation, specialized care and education for children with special needs and life-limiting conditions. St. Mary's is the largest post-acute care provider of its kind in New York State, with a continuum of care that supports the child throughout his/her lifetime from inpatient facility to home and community settings. Following hospitalizations for injury, illness or complications of premature birth or when special services are needed, children and their families come to St. Mary's to receive exceptional care, learn to manage their condition and achieve a better quality of life. St. Mary's touches the lives of thousands of children and their families through our inpatient, home care and community-based programs. We provide care in all five boroughs of New York City as well as through Nassau, Suffolk and Westchester counties. St. Mary's Hospital for Children, our inpatient facility in Bayside, Queens is New York City's only rehabilitation hospital for children. Our home care and community programs are based in Bayside, New Hyde Park and Roslyn caring for 2,000 children. St. Mary's is where big hearts help little patients.  
EOE STATEMENT St. Mary's Healthcare System for Children is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V/SO  
LOCATION St. Mary's Hospital for Children