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PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT

BRONX, NY, US


Department of Family Medicine is seeking a Physician Assistant ("PA") to work under the direct supervision of assigned Family Medicine/Palliative Medicine Attending Physicians in a designated Inpatient Palliative Care Unit. The PA will render direct patient care in all areas of the inpatient service including but not limited to: obtaining patient history, performing physical examinations, ordering and evaluating appropriate laboratory, radiographic and electrocardiographic studies when appropriate. The PA will make diagnostic assessments, begin management plans, and communicate with patients and families. He/she will also assist in the medical management of patients admitted under hospice care, assist the attending physician within the Physician Assistant's scope of practice, counsel and instruct patients and their families, render appropriate care when an attending physician is unavailable and document all care rendered in accordance with hospital policies and procedures. The PA is required to participate in in-service training in Palliative Medicine. PA’s with previous inpatient experience and who have an interest in joining this field are strongly encouraged.

 

Please note: This position is rotating shift/ be able to cover opposite shift if needed.

 

Education/skills required:

  • Bachelor’s degree coupled with two (2) years work experience required; Master’s degree preferred
  • Graduate of an accredited Physician’s Assistant program
  • Registered as a Physician’s Assistant in New York State
  • NCCPA certified
  • Oncology and/or Medicine inpatient experience preferred.

 

Department: Family Medicine Bargaining Unit: Non Union Campus: MOSES  Employment Status: Regular Full-Time Address: 111 East 210th Street, Bronx
Shift: Evening Scheduled Hours: 7 AM-8:30 PM Req ID: 155542 

 

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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