SENIOR PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT

BRONX, NY, US


The practice of a physician assistant shall include medical services within the education, training & experience of the physician assistant that are delegated by the supervising physician.

Medical services rendered by physician assistants may include, but are not limited to, obtaining patient histories & performing physical examinations; ordering &/or performing diagnostic & therapeutic procedures;  formulating a diagnosis; developing & implementing a treatment plan; monitoring the effectiveness of therapeutic interventions; assisting at surgery; offering counseling & education to meet patient needs; making appropriate referrals.  Physician Assistants in an emergency shall be authorized to treat any medical disease &/or perform & medical & 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 & the patient's private physician is not immediately available.

In addition, Senior PA responsibilities include general supervision of the PA team & job duties listed below as assigned by PA Director or Chief PA.

  • Assist with administrative aspects of the PA service.  Perform role of Admitting/Charge PA as assigned.
  • Assist in the interview process for new PA's.  Assist with training & general mentoring of PA's & PA students. 
  • Participate with the Medical Director, PA Director & Chief PA's in developing an educational curriculum for PA's.  Keep current with respect to new technologies, techniques or patient management strategies.  Participate in the formal didactics for PA education.
  • Participate in development & implementation of policies & procedures & quality improvement initiatives.
  • Demonstrate critical thinking skills to problem solve & initiate clinical decision making.  Provide supervision & assistance to PA staff during clinical urgencies & emergencies.
  • Participate in a team approach to health care by acting as a liaison between members of the primary care team, nursing staff, interdisciplinary team & consulting services.
  • Must participate in preparedness for all regulations & standards as required by bodies such as JCAHO & NYS DOH.

Further responsibilities may include overseeing completion & submission of routine & special reports; oversee various research protocols; data preparation for departmental studies &/or projects.

The activities listed above may be performed in any setting authorized by the supervising physician, including but not limited to clinics, hospitals, ambulatory surgical centers, patient homes, nursing homes & other institution settings.

 

*This position has a rotating schedule, this will include days, nights, weekends & holidays

 

Education/Requirements

Bachelor's Degree or Master's Degree in Physician Assistant Studies.

Five years of Inpatient experience required.

Graduate of an Accredited Physician Assistant Program

New York State License

NCCPA Certified

ACLS Certified

BLS Certified

 

Department: Medicine Bargaining Unit: 1199 Campus: EINSTEIN Employment Status: Regular Full-Time Address: 1825 EASTCHESTER RD
Shift: Day Scheduled Hours: HOURS VARY Req ID: 219396 Salary Range/Pay Rate:   $75.62 

 

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