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Physician Assistant - Cardiothoracic Surgery, Part Time (Lenox)

North Shore-LIJ Health System


Location:
New York, NY
Date:
04/24/2017
Job Code:
1581964
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Job Details

Job Title: Physician Assistant - Cardiothoracic Surgery, Part Time (Lenox)
Job Number: 000V9N

Description
 
As a Physician Assistant, you will perform a variety of functions and technical procedures necessary for admission, assessment, diagnosis, treatment, follow-up and outcome evaluation.  Also, you will participate in performance improvement, research and educational activities.
 
Job Responsibilities Include:
  • Takes initial patient histories and performs physical examinations.
  • Initiates, documents and communicates the plan of care and follows-up to ensure complete screening and preparation of patients.
  • Performs daily patient rounds.
  • Writes orders for medications, laboratory work and diagnostic tests.  Interprets laboratory and test results.
  • Confers with attending physicians, residents, nursing staff and/or other care providers to ensure optimum quality of patient care.
  • Upon discharge, notes discharge summaries, prescriptions and any referrals on patient charts.  Informs patients of the necessary post-discharge care instructions.
 


Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree, required.
  • Graduate of an accredited (Accreditation Review Committee for Physician Assistant Programs (ARC-PA) program, required.
  • Licensed Physician Assistant (LPA) by the New York State Department of Education, required.
  • Current NCCPA Certification from the National Commission on the Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA), required.
  • Current BLS and ACLS certification, required.
  • Pervious CT Surgery experience strongly preferred.

 

 
Our Culture    
                                                 
Transforming care, optimizing patient satisfaction and creating better patient outcomes are just some of the things our talented team members are doing at North Shore-LIJ each and every day. As a culture committed to providing our customers with the highest quality service, we stand behind our core values: Patients first; Caring; Excellence; Innovation; Integrity and Teamwork. It is our commitment and our culture that sets us apart from others and is the cornerstone of everything we do. Join an organization whose team members are valued, cared for and offered continuous opportunities to grow. Click on the link to learn more about us: www.northshorelij.com/goals
 
Please note: North Shore-LIJ is a smoke-free environment. Smoking and the use of tobacco products is strictly prohibited anywhere on campus, including parking lots and outdoor areas on the premises. Free smoking cessation programs and quit medications are offered to team members who wish to quit through the North Shore-LIJ Center for Tobacco Control.
 
 
 


Job Physician Assistant

Primary Location New York County-New York-Lenox Hill Hosp

Schedule Part Time

Shift Variable

Shift Detail Variable shifts. Nights, weekends, and holidays required. Shifts and schedules subject to change based upon clinical needs. On call required

North Shore-LIJ Health System is the nation's third largest non-profit, secular healthcare system, New York City's ninth largest employer, and the largest employer on Long Island.