Physician Assistant (Multiple openings/Multiple shifts)

Location US-NY-Queens
ID
2015-2260
Type
Regular Full-Time
Department
Physician Assistant
Hospital
NYC Health + Hospitals/Correctional Health Services

Overview

With approximately 55,000 admissions per year and an average daily population of 10,000, the NYC jail system is one of the largest in the nation. NYC Health + Hospitals/Correctional Health Service (CHS) is a national leader in the delivery of healthcare to the justice-involved population and, with PAGNY’s active support, aspires to the highest standards of care with the goal of meeting or exceeding what is available in the community.

 

 

 

 

 

Responsibilities

  • Complete comprehensive histories and physicals on all new admissions including completion of master problem list (MPL) with diagnosis, lab, and EKG contraindication form and medication list where applicable 
  • Perform O.A.P. notes on patients requesting sick call, schedule follow-ups and update medication orders. Update any deficiencies on the MPL. 
  • Diagnose and treat acute and chronic illnesse Evaluate the need for consult services and submit the prioritized consult when indicated. 
  • Review all on island/off-island specialty consult clinic and hospital re Evaluate to ensure that the standard of care is met and implement the recommendations of the consultant.
  • Implement plans for patient care utilizing protocols approved by the Medical director and/or treatment plans reflecting the current standard of care. 
  • Respond to emergencies and fire drills on a priority basis and in a timely and professional manner 
  • Be familiar with performance indicators (P.I.) and take appropriate measures to comply with these standards 
  • Perform chart reviews and summaries on all transfe Update the MPL, rewrite medication orders (getting them countersigned) and resubmit consults as needed. 
  • Request radiology exams, lab-test, EKG’s when indicated and interpret these results with the patient’s clinical All results should be reviewed with the supervising MD or Chief physician. 
  • Notify the staff MD and Urgicare about 3hour runs and EMS trips. 
  • Complete and submit all encounter forms on a daily basis 
  • Witness, sign, and document patient healthcare refusals 
  • Complete special housing rounds when assigned 
  • Review laboratory results and document in the medical chart as necessary.  
  • Generate medical modifications as needed 
  • Generate special needs tracking forms as needed 
  • Maintain clinical competency by reviewing PHS protocols, current medical literature and M.Es. 
  • Ensuring that all progress notes and orders are countersigned before the end of the shift
  • Assure that standard of care is maintained. 
  • Adhere to policies and procedures of PHS and be familiar with them by reviewing them as needed 
  • Maintain your tour schedule as directed with particular attention to punctuality and timely notification of absence 
  • Maintain all required credentials 
  • Maintain current licensure and CME requirements

 

There are multiple positions and multiple shifts available both weekday and weekend Full time and Part time

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree; some work experience required.
  • NY State Licensed Physician Assistant                   
  • Certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants

 

 

 

 

 

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