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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
  • Must demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age-specific needs of the patients served.  This includes an understanding of the principles of individual growth and development over a lifespan, the ability to interpret data relevant to the patient's age-specific needs and the application of this knowledge in accordance with those needs



  • Graduate of an accredited Physician’s Assistant program
  • Registered as a Physician’s Assistant in New York State
  • Current DEA certificate
  • NCCPA certified
  • Must be fluent in the use of Electronic Health Records,  general office equipment, and physician ordering systems used by the medical Center


Department: Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Bargaining Unit: 1199 Campus: MOSES Employment Status: Regular Full-Time Address: 260 East 161st Street, Bronx
Shift: Day Scheduled Hours: 7:30 AM-3:30 PM Req ID: 112326 


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