• Physician Assistant - Emergency

    Location US-NY-Brooklyn
    ID
    2017-3193
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Department
    Physician Assistant
    Hospital
    NYC Health + Hospitals/Coney Island
  • Overview

    In partnership with NYC Health + Hospitals/Coney Island our teams accommodate more than 250,000 outpatient visits, more than 89,000 emergency room visits, and with 371 beds, more than 15,000 inpatient admissions annually. The hospital maintains a strong academic affiliation with SUNY Downstate Medical Center and New York College of Osteopathic Medicine in order to maintain its high standards of healthcare delivery.

    Responsibilities

    • Elicit a detailed and accurate medical history, perform a complete physical examination and record all pertinent data.
    • Perform and/or interpret and/or order routine diagnostic studies including routine laboratory procedures, common radiological studies and EKG tracings.
    • Inform the supervising physician of all changes in the patients conditions and pertinent diagnostic results.
    • Perform therapeutic procedures, including injections, nasogastric and urinary catheterization, and insertion of intravenous lines.
    • Perform patient rounds, collect data and write pertinent progress notes on charts.
    • Refer to appropriate sub-specialty consultants.
    • Counsel patients regarding physical and mental health, as well as provides patient information on nutrition, health promotion, pertinent health education and, if needed continued care.
    • Develop management plans in accordance with established protocols in conjunction with the attending physician.
    • Report to the Director of the Department and the designated supervising physician(s).
    • Report administratively to the Director of Physician Assistant Services and/or designee.
    • Work collaboratively with representatives from dietary, nursing, respiratory, social services and other patient care/support service departments.

    Qualifications

    • Graduation from a CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Educational Programs) accredited Physician Assistant educational program.
    • Current NYS registration as a Physician Assistant.
    • Current certification.Admissibility issued by the NCCPA (National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants).
    • In addition, must have proven ability to work in a team environment and must be able to interact with patients and their families in manner that instills confidence and facilitates communication.

     

    Equal Employment Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

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