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Practice Physician Assistant - General Surgery - New York City - Full Time

North Shore-LIJ Health System


Location:
New York, NY
Date:
06/22/2017
2017-06-222017-07-22
Job Code:
1569241
Categories:
  • Healthcare
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Job Details

Job Title: Practice Physician Assistant - General Surgery - New York City - Full Time
Job Number: 000U90

Description
The Practice Physician Assistant is a key member of the patient care team. In this role, you will perform a variety of functions and technical procedures necessary for the admission, assessment, diagnosis, treatment, follow-up and outcome evaluation. You will participate in performance improvement, research and educational activities, as well as write orders for medications, laboratory work and diagnostic tests. You will also perform daily patient rounds and document any prescriptions or referrals on the patient's chart. 
 
Responsibilities Include:
  • Takes initial patient histories and performs physical examinations.
  • Initiates, documents and communicates the plan of care and follows-up to ensure complete screening and preparation of patients.
  • Performs daily patient rounds.
  • Writes orders for medications, laboratory work and diagnostic tests.  Interprets laboratory and test results.
  • Confers with attending physicians, residents, nursing staff and/or other care providers to ensure optimum quality of patient care.
  • Upon discharge, notes discharge summaries, prescriptions and any referrals on patient charts.  Informs patients of the necessary post-discharge care instructions.
 


Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree, required.
  • Graduate of an accredited (Accreditation Review Committee for Physician Assistant Programs (ARC-PA) program, required.
  • Licensed Physician Assistant (LPA) by the New York State Department of Education, required.
  • Current NCCPA Certification from the National Commission on the Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA), required.
  • Current BLS and ACLS certification, required.

 

 



Job Physician Assistant

Primary Location New York County-New York-186 East 76th Street

Schedule Full Time

Shift Day Job

Shift Detail Monday to Friday