Physician Affiliate Group of New York ( PAGNY )

Physician Assistant (Multiple openings/Multiple shifts)

US-NY-Queens
ID
2015-2260
Type
Regular Full-Time
Department
Medicine
Rikers Island

Overview

Physician Affiliate Group of New York (PAGNY) is comprised of nearly 4,000 physicians and healthcare professionals who provide services to NYC Health + Hospitals (H+H),  the largest public health system in the United States. Our practitioners are highly skilled professionals with outstanding credentials who deliver the highest level of quality healthcare to patients throughout New York City. EOE M/F/D/V

 

Besides providing administrative and human resources services, PAGNY also fosters an environment in its partner hospitals that allows healthcare professionals to identify and implement best practices across institutions; promote training, academic and research opportunities; develop multidisciplinary integrated clinical service lines; build new systems of care; and address the impact of anticipated major changes in the nation's healthcare system.

 

With approximately 60,000 admissions per year and 10,000 average daily population in twelve jails citywide, the NYC jail system is among the largest in the nation. The Division of Correctional Health Services (CHS) of the New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation is responsible for the delivery of medical and behavioral health care, social work services, discharge planning and reentry services 24-hours a day, 7-days a week. CHS is a national leader in the delivery of health care to the justice-involved population and works continuously to improve access to, and quality and continuity of, care within the jail system.

 

 

 

Responsibilities

  1. 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 
  2. Perform O.A.P. notes on patients requesting sick call, schedule follow-ups and update medication orders. Update any deficiencies on the MPL. 
  3. Diagnose and treat acute and chronic illnesse Evaluate the need for consult services and submit the prioritized consult when indicated. 
  4. 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.
  5. Implement plans for patient care utilizing protocols approved by the Medical director and/or treatment plans reflecting the current standard of care. 
  6. Respond to emergencies and fire drills on a priority basis and in a timely and professional manner 
  7. Be familiar with performance indicators (P.I.) and take appropriate measures to comply with these standards 
  8. Perform chart reviews and summaries on all transfe Update the MPL, rewrite medication orders (getting them countersigned) and resubmit consults as needed. 
  9. 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. 
  10. Notify the staff MD and Urgicare about 3hour runs and EMS trips. 
  11. Complete and submit all encounter forms on a daily basis 
  12. Witness, sign, and document patient healthcare refusals 
  13. Complete special housing rounds when assigned 
  14. Review laboratory results and document in the medical chart as necessary.  
  15. Generate medical modifications as needed 
  16. Generate special needs tracking forms as needed 
  17. Maintain clinical competency by reviewing PHS protocols, current medical literature and M.Es. 
  18. Ensuring that all progress notes and orders are countersigned before the end of the shift
  19. Assure that standard of care is maintained. 
  20. Adhere to policies and procedures of PHS and be familiar with them by reviewing them as needed 
  21. Maintain your tour schedule as directed with particular attention to punctuality and timely notification of absence 
  22. Maintain all required credentials 
  23. Maintain current licensure and CME requirements

 

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

 

Qualifications

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

This position will require a background check, security clearance and/or drug screening.  PAGNY is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  In compliance with federal and state employment opportunity laws, qualified applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, gender, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability, Vietnam era veteran, or disabled Veteran status.

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