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PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT PER DIEM

BRONX, NY, US


Montefiore is looking for a Physician Assistant for the Wakefield Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences location. 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

 

Duties:

·         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.

 

Qualifications:

·         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

 

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: 124226 

 

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

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

Values
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