Job listings and employment at St. James Mercy Hospital, Hornell NY
St. James Mercy Health System, Hornell NY Home Find a Doctor Services and Clinics Patients and Visitors Careers School of Radiological Sciences Community and Education Contact Us


  Job Listings
St. James Mercy Hospital

St. James Mercy Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer (Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans).  To read more about this, view the EEO is THE LAW poster.

Start Over with Job Search

Returning Applicant?  Login Now

Hospitalist PA/NP
Job Code:1260-2017
Biweekly Hours:63 hours
FT/PT Status:Full Time
Location:Progressive Care Unit-7.6010

Job Responsibilities:

The Hospitalist PA/NP will work with the Hospital MD to direct care for the patient in the hospital. This individual will aid in the development of the APP and MD Hospitalist program at St. James Mercy Hospital.

Operational Management

  • Attend regular documented meetings (at least monthly) with SJMH providers to discuss systems/patient flow quality, improvement in scheduling, and patient and physician relationships
  • Participate and regularly meet at least monthly with MD to review progress of hospitalist programs
  • Assist in the professional development and growth of each individual provider and/or physician extenders
  • Assist, regularly review, and annually sign off on, as approved and updated, the latest Joint Commission standard policies, procedures, and medical protocols regarding patient care
  • In conjunction with the Chief of Staff provide guidance to hospitalist program services to include policies, personnel, services, marketing, quality assurance monitoring, and education
  • Regularly assess center medical staff perceptions and needs of the program to ensure a harmonious working relationship, provides leadership to practitioners resulting in overall center improvement by:
    • Encouraging teamwork and participation
    • Assisting in any necessary face-to-face or phone interviews, recruitment, placement, counseling, and/or termination of physicians
    • Orienting new providers and monitoring their ongoing compliance with policies and procedures
    • Coordinating provider scheduling to ensure efficiency and maximum productivity

Demonstrates Proficiency

  • Perform appropriate assessment and internal care as required on all patients who present with internal medical conditions
  • Coordinate patient treatment plan and consult specialists as appropriate
  • Order, interpret, or perform all appropriate diagnostic tests necessary to complete the evaluation and treatment plan
  • Perform essential procedural skills required for internal care
  • Oversee administrative and other supportive activities as required to create an efficient, collegial, and high quality care environment
  • Ensure the ethical practice of internal medicine and respect for all staff and patients

Effective Collaboration that Helps Achieve Organizational Goals

  • Provide leadership for the Hospitalist program
  • Work collaboratively and supportively with members of the medical staff to provide services to all patients
  • Assist with developing priorities, goals, and action plans
  • Collaborates with interdisciplinary teams and staff managers to assist with evaluation of programs and services
  • Work collaboratively with heads of diagnostic and therapeutic departments to ensure availability, quality, and effective use of services, and with chiefs of services to ensure that house staff services are appropriate

Job Qualifications:
  • Degree in Physician Assistant studies or Master of Nursing for Nurse Practitioner . The degree must have been obtained from and institution whose accreditation was in place for the year in which the course of study was completed.
  • Preferred experience in Internal Medicine, Internal or Family Medicine
  • Interest in training other trainees
  • Internal medicine provider with proven clinical and administrative skills
  • Meets requirements for annual continuing medical education
  • Must possess a current, full and unrestricted license to practice medicine in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth of the United States
  • Board certification in internal medication
  • Must possess the following certifications: ACLS, PALS, BLS
  • Strong verbal, organizational and inter personal skills are required 
  • Appropriately focuses to the audience, whether administrators, medical staff members, EMS providers, or the lay public
  • Demonstrated knowledge and ability in the financial, managerial, and marketing aspects of internal department

Physical Demands: Must be able to remain in a standing position 50% of the time, move about within the work area, access file cabinets, copier and fax machines, walk to transport specimens, communicate, converse and exchange information and move, transport or position a minimum weight of 50 lbs.

Other Job Information (if applicable):


St. James Mercy Hospital
411 Canisteo Street
Hornell, NY 14843

Copyright St. James Mercy Hospital.
All rights reserved.