Physician Affiliate Group of New York ( PAGNY )

Physician Assistant - Surgery/Urology-PER DIEM

US-NY-Brooklyn
ID
2017-2686
Type
Per Diem
Department
Surgery/Urology
Coney Island Hospital

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

 

Serving the southern Brooklyn community since 1875, Coney Island Hospital is Brooklyn’s most modern community hospital providing patients with the highest quality care.  Coney Island Hospital is care for the “whole person” and seek to heal patients, their families and its diverse community in a way that respects both individuality and culture.

Responsibilities

PER DIEM OPPORTUNITY

 

Position Summary: Per- Diem position in Urology covering Weekends. Available shifts: 8hr, 12hr, 16hr, and 24hr.

Job Description: Under the supervision of a Physician, Physician Assistant will provide inpatient care. The Duties and Responsibilities include all of the following and are not limited to:

  • Performs complete pre-operative History and Physicals on all surgical patients, identifying and alerting the surgeon to any disqualifying conditions that present
  • Performs first or second assistant duties in all surgical procedures, including nephrectomies, nephrostomies, radical prostatectomies, cystectomies, orchiectomies, penile prosthetic implantations, urological trauma procedures, transurethral procedures, artificial urethral sphincter implantations, stent procedures and others
  • Conducts rounds of all ward and ICU patients
  • Evaluates care and order appropriate labs, special studies, IVs, diet, and therapeutic interventions required
  • Formulates and implements discharge planning and clinical follow-up in conjunction with surgeon
  • Dictates discharge summaries
  • Evaluates and provides appropriate intervention (in conjunction with supervising surgeon) for ER and nursing home patients
  • Identifies the need and catheterizes patients with appropriate catheters for their condition
  • Answers consults from the ED and other wards for Urology

 

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • Graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant Program, required
  • Current Board Certification from the National Commission on the Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA), required.
  • Licensed Physician Assistant by the New York State Department of Education, required.
  • A bachelor's degree, required
  • Current BLS certification, required
  • D.E.A. Certificate, required
  • Infection Control Certificate, required

New Graduates are welcome!

 

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