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PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT

BRONX, NY, US


Montefiore seeks Physician Assistant (PA) to join their comprehensive Wound Care Program.  The practice of a PA shall include medical services within the education, training and experience of the physician assistant that are delegated by the supervising physician.

 

Under the auspices of Family Medicine, this position allows for seeing patients of all ages, and ability to perform minor procedures including wound debridement. 

As part of our exciting and diverse position within a dynamic program, the associate’s responsibilities include preforming wound care consults, follow-up visits, and assisting physicians with bedside debridement’s and bone biopsies in the inpatient setting.  Our dynamic team also conducts nursing home round and participates in the teaching of residents, fellows and medical students.  Excellent growth opportunity for outpatient clinic coverage and as a provider in Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy.  As a teaching hospital, our team is involved with the education of PAs, medical staff and interdisciplinary professionals regarding wound care issues.  

 

Medical services rendered by physician assistants may include, but are not limited to, obtaining patient histories and performing physical examinations; ordering and/or performing diagnostic and therapeutic procedures; formulating a diagnosis; developing and implementing a treatment plan; monitoring the effectiveness of therapeutic interventions; assisting at surgery; offering counseling and education to meet patient needs; making appropriate referrals.  

Physician Assistants, in an emergency, shall be authorized to treat any medical disease and/or perform any medical and surgical procedures at the hospital for affiliates.  An emergency, for these purposes is defined as a situation in which any delay in administering treatment would result in serious harm to the patient or an immediate threat to life of the patient and that a qualified practitioner is not immediately available.

 

PLEASE NOTE: This position is Monday – Friday, no Weekends.  This position covers three campuses (Moses, Weiler, and Wakefield) and visits the Nursing Home once a month (on rotated schedule).

 

Education/skills required:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred coupled with three (3) year’ work experience
  • Graduate of an accredited Physician’s Assistant program
  • Registered as a Physician’s Assistant in New York State
  • NCCPA certified
  • Wound Care or Burn experience strongly preferred
  • Wound Care Certification preferred
  • Hyperbaric Certification preferred

 

Department: Family Medicine Bargaining Unit: Non Union Campus: MOSES  Employment Status: Regular Full-Time Address: 3544 Jerome Avenue, Bronx
Shift: Day Scheduled Hours: 8:30 AM-5 PM Req ID: 145761 

 

Montefiore is an equal employment opportunity employer. Montefiore will recruit, hire, train, transfer, promote, layoff and discharge associates in all job classifications without regard to their race, color, religion, creed, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, gender, actual or presumed disability, history of disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic predisposition or carrier status, pregnancy, military status, marital status, or partnership status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

 

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