A member of the professional health care team qualified by academic training and working under the supervision of a physician.  Responsible for providing medical treatment to patients performing physical examinations, diagnosing illness, prescribing medication, developing and carrying out treatment plans, ordering and interpreting lab tests,  providing preventive health care counseling and arranging for appropriate medical follow up after patient discharge as indicated



  • Manages the daily medical needs of patients, including admission medical history and  physicial examinations and follow up of medical needs.
  • Provides clinical services to ensure quality of care and implementation of policies, procedures, rules, regulations, as established by the hospital and regulatory agencies.
  • Required to follow standard medical practices and approved treatment protocols developed by Montefiore Medical Center and all monitoring agencies (i.e., Joint Commission, OMH).
  • Must, at all times, be supervised by a physician.
  • Will write his/her own prescriptions/physician's orders according to MMC Policy and NY State guidelines.
  • Supports staff education through participation in Director's Rounds, Departmental Grand Rounds, and meeting CME requirements.
  • Performs duties and responsibilities with deep commitment to human dignity, respect and basic human rights and expands this commitment to all working relationships with patients, visitors, and fellow employees.
  • Participates, as required, in all Medical Center performance improvement activities and practices and demonstrates principles of Continuous Quality Improvement in daily work assignment.



  • Physician Assistant, New York State Licensure and current registration
  • Must be familiar with computers, general office equipment, physician ordering systems and EMR used by the medical Center
  • Must have ability to differentially diagnose medical conditions and treatment of these conditions


This is a per diem position and the hours will vary. The shifts at Wakfield run 7:00am – 7:00pm during weekdays and 7:00am – 6:00pm on weekends.


Department: Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Bargaining Unit: 1199 Campus: WAKEFIELD Employment Status: Per Diem Address: 600 East 233rd Street, Bronx
Shift: Day Scheduled Hours: PER DIEM Req ID: 213946 Salary Range/Pay Rate: $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 


For positions that have only a rate listed, the displayed rate is the hiring rate but could be subject to change based on shift differential, experience, education or other relevant factors.


To learn more about the “Montefiore Difference” – who we are at Montefiore and all that we have to offer our associates, please click here


Diversity, equity and inclusion are core values of Montefiore. We are committed to recruiting and creating an environment in which associates feel empowered to thrive and be their authentic selves through our inclusive culture. We welcome your interest and invite you to join us. 


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. 




To heal, to teach, to discover and to advance the health of the communities we serve.

To be a premier academic medical center that transforms health and enriches lives.

Define our philosophy of care, they shape our actions and motivate and inspire us to pursue excellence and achieve the goals we have set forth for the future. Our values include:

  • Humanity
  • Innovation
  • Teamwork
  • Diversity
  • Equity