Physician Affiliate Group of New York ( PAGNY )

Physician Assistant- Oncology

US-NY-Bronx
ID
2016-2387
Type
Regular Full-Time
Department
Medicine
Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center

Overview

Physician Affiliate Group of New York (PAGNY) is comprised of over 3,000 physicians and healthcare professionals who provide services to NYC Health + Hospitals, 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.  Equal Employment Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

 

Lincoln Medical & Mental Health Center, located just 15 minutes from NYC, is an acute care teaching hospital academically affiliated with Weill-Cornell Medical College.  Dedicated to providing high quality patient care to a diverse community, Lincoln Hospital is a NYS designated Level I Trauma and Stroke Center and has Centers of Excellence in all medical specialties including its awarding winning Cancer and Breast Centers.

Responsibilities

The position of the Physician Assistant consists of providing advanced evidenced-based care and treatment to patients including but not limited to the following:

 

  • Performing history and physical examinations
  • Ordering diagnostic tests based on assessments
  • Developing treatment plans
  • Prescribing drugs and other therapies
  • Making referrals as necessary
  • Documenting findings in the electronic medical record
  • Consulting with supervising medical provider when appropriate
  • Counseling patients and families regarding care
  • Reviewing and responding to referrals from within and outside the clinic
  • Maintaining patient confidentiality

This Physician Assistant will be providing  care to cancer patients receiving chemotherapy under the supervision of an oncologist and will have the opportunity to learn and improve aptitude in the field of Oncology for a diverse patient population. Researc opportunities

 

 

5 days/week 

8 hours shifts

No calls. Weekends off

CME

Qualifications

  • Graduated from an accredited program
  • Current NYS licensure
  • Current NYS DEA license
  • Current Certification in CPR
  • Efficient computer skills: EMR, Microsoft Word
  • Proven experience working both independently and in teams
  • Good communication skills, both written and oral

 

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