• Physician Assistant - Neurosurgery

    Location US-NY-New York
    ID
    2018-3618
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Department
    Physician Assistant
    Hospital
    NYC Health + Hospitals/Harlem
  • Overview

    In partnership with NYC Health + Hospitals/Harlem is a designated Level 1 Trauma Center and is recognized for providing centers of excellence in the areas of Bariatric Surgery, Breast Imaging and Sexual Assault Forensics. Our teams provide services for nearly 213,000 outpatient visits, more than 83,000 emergency room visits and over 13,000 inpatient admissions annually. The hospital maintains an academic affiliation with Columbia University Medical Center.

    Responsibilities

    • Under the direction of the Chief of Surgery, the Physician Assistant will work as the primary health care provider in collaboration with a licensed physician.
    • Assist in performing physical examinations, obtains medical histories, records pertinent data as required.
    • Under the direction of the 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 assists 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 other NYS regulatory guidelines for patient management.

    Qualifications

    • 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 of experience in Surgery.
    • Must have proven ability to work in a team environment.
    • Must be ACLS/BLS certified.
    • 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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