Acute Care APCs Needed for ICU Coverage

Acute Care APCs Needed for ICU Coverage at Mercy Health Youngstown

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.

Community:

Situated an hour's drive from Cleveland and Pittsburgh, Youngstown is at the center of the Mahoning Valley. With a population of 550,000, it's a comfortable and inviting community with excellent schools and affordable housing, plus dozens of galleries, museums, performance venues and historic sites.

Mahoning County is home to lush parks and miles of hiking and biking trails. Several nearby lakes are great places to spend the day on the water. Plus, you're just an hour south of beautiful Lake Erie.

The Youngstown area has been ranked #4 in the country for top-quality public golf courses, with more than a dozen to play.

Northeast Ohio is home to some of the finest domestic wineries in the country with varietals unique to the climate. The local dining scene satisfies "foodies" with a wide variety of cuisine.

From the professional Youngstown Symphony Orchestra to the longest continually running community theater in the U.S., the arts are playing an important part in the rebirth of the area. The unique Butler Institute of American Art is home to over 20,000 works created solely by American artists.

In addition to traditional malls, you'll find everything from Ohio's only indoor Amish Market to quaint antique shops and one of Ohio's most unique farmers markets.

The area offers USHL hockey, Division 1 NCAA football and Class A baseball. It's easy to take in the game of your choice close to home. For major league sports, Cleveland and Pittsburgh are just an hour away.

Youngstown is perfectly situated for those who like to travel, with 3 international airports within an hour's drive.