• Physician Assistant - Cadiac Cath

    Location US-NY-Bronx
    ID
    2017-3137
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Department
    Physician Assistant
    Hospital
    NYC Health + Hospitals/Jacobi
  • Overview

    In partnership with NYC Health + Hospitals/Jacobi our teams accommodate more than 325,000 outpatient visits, more than 100,000 emergency room visits and more than 20,000 inpatient admissions annually. NYC Health + Hospitals/Jacobi is renowned for The Trauma Center, staffed to treat any traumatic injury or illness, the fully accredited Breast Health Center, and The Burn Center, with more than 40 years of work in burn care. The hospital also serves patients of many other needs. The hospital maintains an academic affiliation with Albert Einstein Medical College of Yeshiva University.

    Responsibilities

     

                      JACOBI HOSPITAL CATH LAB/ENDOVASCULAR PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT

    The highly academic Cardiology division at Jacobi Medical Center (affiliated with the Albert Einstein College of Medicine) and North Central Bronx Hospital is seeking a highly motivated Physician Assistant to provide high quality treatment at all points of care within our Cardiac Cath and Endovascular Suite. Our Cardiac Cath Lab serves many roles including diagnostic right and left heart catheterization and a very robust Endovascular Interventional program with its own dedicated fellowship that is a model of collaboration between Interventional Cardiology and Vascular Surgery. In addition, we have a growing volume of EP device implants (Pacemakers, ICD, BiV ) that are performed by a highly skilled electrophysiologist. We are the first and only Hospital within the Health + Hospitals Corporation and only hospital in the Bronx with a Pulmonary Embolism response team (PERT) which utilizes the Cath Lab to deliver advanced therapies (suction embolectomy, catheter directed lysis). Our Hospital is also a founding member of the National PERT Consortium, one of the few hospitals in NYC and in the country with this designation.

    This position requires teamwork, flexibility, and energy with attention to detail.

     

       

    GENERAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Assist during Cardiac Catheterization and Endovascular Interventions
    • Perform a detailed and accurate history and physical examination
    • Document Pre and Post-procedure assessments, assist in the care of patients by monitoring their recovery, ordering and reviewing lab tests, and addressing any problems or issues with the Attending Physician
    • Develop treatment plans in conjunction with Attending Physician to provide optimal patient medical management
    • Participates in continuing medical education, team conferences and lectures for the service

     

    Qualifications

     

     

    • Graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant program. Master’s degree preferred, but other PA degree levels are encouraged to apply.
    • Licensed as a Physician Assistant by the State of New York Department of Education
    • Board Certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA)
    • BLS and ACLS certification
    • Experience in interventional cardiology and vascular preferred. However, this position is  open for new PA graduates interested in growing their knowledge base and skill set.

     

     

     

     

    EOE M/F/D/V

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