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Physician Assistant - Medicine/GI

Overview

Physician Affiliate Group of New York (PAGNY) is comprised of over 4,000 physicians and healthcare professionals who provide services to NYC Health + Hospitals, the largest public health system in the United States. Our practitioners are highly skilled professionals with outstanding credentials who deliver the highest level of quality healthcare to patients throughout New York City.Equal Employment Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

Metropolitan Hospital is a full-service, acute care hospital emphasizing primary care medicine and utilizing the latest advances in medical science. Metropolitan Hospital Center was the first hospital in East Harlem to be designated by the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) as an official Stroke Center. Metropolitan prides itself on delivering culturally-sensitive, compassionate, appropriate and affordable medical care to the diverse neighborhoods of northern Manhattan.

Responsibilities

Position Summary: Under supervision of the Director of Service and Attending Physicians, performs diagnostic and therapeutic tasks to provide comprehensive patient care.

Functions/Responsibilities:

  1. Demonstrates knowledge of the Privacy and Security rules outlined in the HIPAA guidelines.
  2. Successfullycompletes the mandatory three dayHealth +Hospitals orientation.
  3. Adheres and conforms to all hospital and departmental guidelines, policies and procedures.
  4. Intake patient's medical history
  5. Diagnose and treat illnesses
  6. Order and interpret tests
  7. Counsel on preventive healthcare
  8. Assists in surgery
  9. Write prescriptions
  10. Provide direct outpatient and inpatient care under AttendingSupervision
  11. Participates as assistant in both inpatient and outpatient surgeries and facilitates in the post-operative care regarding prescriptions and arranging follow up care
  12. Participates inassigned medical adult clinics as a healthcare providers/extender
  13. Responsible for medical evaluation and management according to accepted protocol
  14. Provide initial visit and revisit assessments
  15. Establishes plan of care with patient
  16. Utilizes medical/surgical consultation and/or referrals appropriately when needed and collaborates with other healthcare professional to ensure comprehensive patient services
  17. Provides relevant health supervision and education
  18. Admits and dischargespatients to and from medical service
  19. Evaluates, performs the history and physical examinations
  20. Orders and interprets radiological and laboratory tests
  21. Participates in daily rounds and note writing of all Medicine inpatients and consultations
  22. Consults and collaborates with other Medical/Surgical and psychiatric services as necessary to optimize patient care within Medical guidelines
  23. Participates in assigned on call coverage
  24. Thoroughly explains each procedure to patient
  25. Practices sterile technique to prevent cross contamination to patients and instruments and adheres to the hospital's infection control guidelines
  26. Identifies problems and communicates to immediate supervisor; offers appropriate solutions
  27. Demonstrates complete working knowledge of all equipment within the department
  28. Participates in quality control procedures andquality assurance
  29. Prepares daily work log as required
  30. Adheres to the departmental attendance policy
  31. Participates in identified professional organizations, external meetings and seminars, and film critique in-serviceactivities as required to maintain professional acumen
  32. Assists in departmental orientation and training of new hires and students
  33. All other duties as required by the department

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  1. High School graduate or equivalent
  2. Bachelor's Degree
  3. Physician Assistant certification/license
  4. Minimum 2-3 years as an Physician Assistant

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