• Physician Assistant (Multiple openings/Multiple shifts)

    Location US-NY-Queens
    ID
    2017-2806
    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

     

    • 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

    EOE M/F/D/V

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