Harlem Hospital Center provides a wide range of medical, surgical, diagnostic, therapeutic, and family support services. The hospital is a 286 bed acute care facility and a designated Level 1 Trauma Center, with a full spectrum of specialty services, including a burn unit, an adult intensive care unit, a neonatal intensive care unit, a pediatric intensive care unit, stroke and a cardiac care unit.
Under the direction of the Chief of Otolaryngology (ENT) work as the primary health care provider in collaborating with a licensed physician. Assist in performing physical examinations, obtain medical histories, records pertinent data as required. Under the direction of supervising physician: arranges for tests as necessary, performs rounds, transcribes and executes specific orders, obtains appropriate authorization forms, and writes and signs preliminary discharge summaries. Performs basic/advanced life support. Efficiently assist any covering physician with surgery-related cases in the Operating Room or minor procedures as needed. performs duties that are required to meet CMS and NYS regulatory guidelines for patient management.
** Monday-Friday (40 hrs)-No weekends. Opportunity to work in outpatient clinic as well as inpatient.**
Completion of a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution
Graduate from an accredited Physician Assistant educational program
Current NYS registration as a Physician Assistant
Current certification issued by the NCCPA
Minimum of one year experience in surgery
Must be ACLS/BLS certified
Must have proven ability to work in a team environment and must be able to interact with patients and their families in a manner that instills confidence and facilitates communication.