• Physician Assistant - Surgery/Critical Care

    Location US-NY-Bronx
    ID
    2018-3842
    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

     

    The position of the Physician Assistant consists of providing advanced evidenced-based care and treatment to patients including but not limited to the following:

    • 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 when appropriate
    • Counseling patients and families regarding care
    • Reviewing and responding to referrals from within and outside the clinic
    • Maintaining patient confidentiality

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Qualifications

    • Master's and/or Bachelor's Degree

    • Physician Assistant certification/license
    • Graduate from an accredited Physician Assistant educational 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

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