The Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner is responsible to work collaboratively in a fast paced, ever changing environment. The Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner can assess, diagnose, and treat patients presenting to the Center for Occupational Health & Wellness. The providers primary patient population will consist of adult patients over the age of 18 referred for the treatment of an occupational illness or injury. In addition, he/she will perform pre-placement as well as DOT, Asbestos and Haz-Mat physicals in accordance with hospital policy and state and federal regulations. CVPH employees can also be treated for acute physical conditions as directed by the Employee Health Clinicians.
1. Licensed or license eligible as a N.Y.S. Certified Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner. 2. BLS, ACLS preferred. 3. Prescription privileges required. 4. Minimum of 3 years recent experience in an Occupational Health practice required. 5. Experience with Haz/Mat, DOT and Asbestos physicals required. 6. Minimum of 2 years recent experience with work place injury and illness treatment required. 7. Continuing Education Credits in Occupational and Environmental Medicine preferred. 8. Experience with OSHA, NYS and Federal regulations pertaining to Occupational medicine preferred. 9. Knowledge of ADA and EEOC regulation preferred. As applicable, the individual has training/competency in attending to the special needs and/or behaviors appropriate to the age of the patients for which care is being provided.