Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant - Pediatric Urgent Care - Locum

Location: New York-NYC - Queens
Duration: Locum Tenens - Full Time
Job Assignment Date: December 1, 2022 to May 31, 2023 (181 days)
Job ID: 5496 (23754727)
Contact: Adrienne Archer    Call: 8009806237
Job Posted: 09/26/2022

Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant - Pediatric Urgent Care - Locum - 5496 (23754727)

Physician Assistant or Pediatric Nurse Practitioner - Pediatric Urgent Care - Locum Assignment
Queens, NY

Dates: 12/1/22 - 5/31/23

Credentialing: plan on 60 day cred process, so target start date realistic for early December, 2022.

Candidates need to be able to work 5-8 shifts per month minimum to be considered.

Opportunity Details:

  • Schedule: 10 or 12-hour night shifts, 4p-4a or 10a-4p
  • Only pediatrics - treating lower acuity triage unit adjacent to the ED
  • 67,000+ cases per year in ED (anticipate their volume to run 20-30% higher than normal levels for next 9 months through May, 2023)
  • Procedures required are laceration repair, wound management, splinting a plus but not required as they have support for splinting skillset
  • Need to be able to keep up with fast paced environment because despite being in a lower acuity setting, they are an extension of the ED
  • Paid travel & expenses


You'll need to qualify:

  • Physician Assistant (PA-C), Pediatric Nurse Practitioner or Family Nurse Practitioner (must have very strong peds exp.)
  • Comfortable seeing 100% pediatric patients in a fast past but lower acuity setting
  • Must have a current NY State license (NP or PA)
  • DEA
  • Need to be able to "differentiate truly sick vs. not sick patients"
  • Able to do procedures like: laceration repair and wound management
  • Splinting a plus
  • Need to be able to keep up with fast paced environment because despite being in a lower acuity setting, they are an extension of the ED