• Physician Assistant - Emergency Medicine

    Location US-NY-New York
    ID
    2018-3568
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Department
    Emergency Medicine
    Hospital
    NYC Health + Hospitals/Metropolitan
  • Overview

    In partnership with NYC Health + Hospitals/Metropolitan our teams provide care for over 313,000 outpatient visits, nearly 70,000 emergency room visits and more than 13,000 inpatient admissions annually. The hospital maintains an academic affiliation with New York Medical College.

    Responsibilities

    • Demonstrates knowledge of the Privacy and Security rules outlined in the HIPAA guidelines.
    • Successfully completes the mandatory three day HHC orientation.
    • Adheres and conforms to all hospital and departmental guidelines, policies and procedures.
    • Elicits and performs a detailed and accurate history and performs an appropriate physical examination.
    • Develops treatment plans in conjunction with attending physician to provide optimal patient medical management.
    • Monitors the level of and adjusts immunosuppressive medications.
    • Order laboratory tests, x-rays, special imaging studies and other diagnostic procedures.
    • Observes and records pertinent progress of patients, updating and summarizing charts, writing orders and progress notes and notifying Attending Physicians of changes in patient's condition when appropriate.
    • Performs BLS and ACLS procedures in the presence of life threatening situations such as cardiac/and or respiratory distress when an Attending Physician is unavailable and with Physician when appropriate.
    • Participates in continuing medical education, team conferences and lectures for the service.
    • Other duties as assigned by Chief of Service.

    Qualifications

    • Graduate from an accredited Physician Assistant educational program
    • Bachelor of Science degree in health sciences or related field
    • Current NYS registration as a Physician Assistant
    • Graduation and accreditation from a 2 year Physician Assistant Program
    • 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

    EOE M/F/D/V

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