Physician Affiliate Group of New York ( PAGNY )

Physician Assistant - Surgery

US-NY-Bronx | US-NY-Bronx
ID
2017-2792
Type
Regular Full-Time
Department
Physician Assistant
Jacobi Medical Center

Overview

Physician Affiliate Group of New York (PAGNY) is comprised of over 4,000 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

 

Jacobi Medical Center is the largest public hospital in the Bronx (500+ beds) and a Level 1 Trauma Center.  Jacobi is a major academic affiliation and teaching site of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine.  Recognized as the regional hyperbaric center and regional snakebite center for the tri-state area, Jacobi offers state of the art medical care, delivered with compassion, dignity, and respect.  From preventive medicine to cutting-edge specialty services, Jacobi provides first class care in a wide range of services and specialties.

 

North Central Bronx Hospital is a modern, state-of-the-art community hospital located in an attractive and safe residential Bronx neighborhood just 20 minutes north of Manhattan.  It is a North Bronx Healthcare Network hospital affiliated with Jacobi Medical Center and a teaching site and academic affiliate of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine.  It offers a full continuum of acute care inpatient and outpatient services in diverse medical and surgical specialties, including psychiatry.   The department of psychiatry has 70 adult and geriatric acute inpatient beds, a partial hospital program, psychiatric emergency and consultation-liaison services, an adult ambulatory practice, and a community-based assertive community treatment program. The department employs evidenced-based best practices in providing the highest quality care to its patients, in a patient-centered approach that is respectful of their individuality, culture, and community.

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

 

 

Qualifications

  • Master's and/or Bachelor's Degree
  • Physician Assistant certification/license
  • Graduate from an accredited Physician Assistant educational program
  • Current NYS registration as a Physician Assistant
  • Current certification issued by the NCCPA
  • Must have proven ability to work in a team environment
  • Must be ACLS/BLS certified

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