• Physician Assistant-Neurosurgery

    Location US-NY-Bronx
    ID
    2018-3524
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Department
    Surgery
    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

    An exciting day in the life of a Physician Assistant in the Neurosurgery Department, includes but not limited too:

    • Providing advanced evidenced-based care and treatment to patients
    • 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(s) when appropriate
    • Counseling  patients and families regarding care
    • Reviewing and responding to referrals from within and outside the clinic
    • Maintaining patient confidentiality

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor's and/or Master's degree
    • Physician Assistant certification/license
    • Graduate from an accredited Physician Assistant education 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

    EOE M/F/D/V

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