The Hospital for Joint Diseases (HJD) at NYU Langone Medical Center is one of the nation's leading orthopaedic and rheumatologic, specialty hospitals dedicated to the prevention and treatment of musculoskeletal diseases. The hospital provides some of the most advanced orthopaedic programs in the region for musculoskeletal disorders and the largest pediatric orthopaedic program in New York City. HJD is consistently ranked among the leading orthopaedic centers nationwide by U.S. News and World Report. Our expert physicians combine extensive experience and research with the latest technology for bone and joint problems that affect patient's ability to function. We specialize in the following areas: Orthopaedic Surgery Rheumatology Neurology Radiology.
We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Physician Asst Manager in the Nursing Physician Assistants Department. To qualify a Physician Assistant's Bachelors Degree is required, Master's Degree preferred. Current New York State Physician Assistant License required. NCCPA Board Certification, ACLS, PALS, NRP Provider, NALS per delineation of privileges. Minimum five (5) years of clinical practice in various medical, surgical, and/other specialty areas required. Evident of excellent interpersonal, effective communication, and creative problem solving and excellent critical thinking skills.
In this role, the successful candidate will be responsible for provision, coordination, and assurance of comprehensive medical and surgical care using sound medical/surgical knowledge and pertinent standards of care, performance of therapeutic, corrective, and prescriptive measures on the designated inpatient or outpatient population, assumes delegatory responsibilities assigned by supervising physician. Supervises and directs designated group of Physician Assistants for purposes of optimizing patient care activities to patients while promoting a positive work environment. Serves as a liaison to nursing, care management, hospital administration, and other hospital departments. Takes the lead in ensuring compliance with safety and quality standards. Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
Coordinates implementation of clinical research studies or clinical trials, including patient screening, enrollment and data collection
Monitors and trends the cost effectiveness of the position, particularly as it relates to the efficiency and performance indicators established for the service.
Assists in the preparation, implementation, and evaluation of research protocols when applicable.
Works collaboratively with other disciplines in the development and implementation of clinical studies within the area of expertise
Uses evidence-based health care literature to advise and support appropriate practice changes within the designated service.
Participates in the development and monitoring of patient outcomes per established practice protocols for purposes of quality and performance improvement.
Participates in hospital, NY State and JCAHO mandated educational programs.
Serves as a clinical expert and resource for the education of peers and other health Professionals including medical and PA students
Maintains PA board certification.
Maintains annual CME requirement for re-appointment and privileging.
Maintains current expertise in area of practice.
Promotes own professional growth and development in clinical role.
Collaborates with Division Chief of the department and office administrator to ensure that systems supportive of clinical care function smoothly.
Manages monthly schedule and work assignments including timekeeping and payroll entry of the PAs in collaboration with the Director of Physician Assistant Services.
Participates in performance appraisals for the PAs.
Guides and monitors performance and delivery of care on a daily basis, including time scheduling, assignments, and coordination of services to patients.
Acts as a liaison between the clinical service and other in-patient areas to assure continuity of care.
Participates in hospital-wide committees impacting the Service and its patients.
Participates in setting departmental goals and objectives for patients.
Works with interdisciplinary team to, revise and maintain clinical service related policies, standards and processes.
Provides leadership and develops effective team building.
Where applicable - Functions as a facilitator and liaison for physician assistants in all matters related to collective bargaining and union issues.
Collaborates with the Director of Physician Assistant Services, and the Division Chief for Clinical Service in the recruitment, retention, and human resource management of the Physician Assistants (PAs). Facilitates their orientation and development in the position. Facilitates on-boarding and training of newly hired Physician Assistants.
Functions as a respectful member of the health care team.
Participates in designated activities related to professional physician assistant practice standards.
Demonstrates knowledge of the organizations Core Values and incorporates them into the performance of responsibilities.
Facilitates patients throughput and efficient process during patients admission and discharge.
Facilitates the continuity of care across the continuum of services, e.g. home care, other facilities, appointments with MDs etc.
Provides consultation about the therapeutic regimen to the nursing staff responsible for the patients care in the hospital setting.
Works collaboratively with the attending physician to maintain timely and appropriate communication with family members, house staff, other disciplines and ancillary services.
Participates in the development and revision of interdisciplinary and hospital standards, patient and family education materials as relevant to area of practice and expertise.
Works collaboratively with the interdisciplinary team including the attending physician to develop and implement the therapeutic plan of care for a group of patients and ensure communication with family members.
Plans and organizes care to meet individual patient needs and to ensure appropriate clinical resource utilization per protocols, pathways, and other means.
Supports the mission, philosophy, standards, goals and objectives of the institution, department and clinical service.
Considers needs and behaviors of specific patient age and cultural groups in all patient care.
Acts as a professional role model to all levels of staff by incorporating expertise and related experience into all aspects of patient care.
Educates patient and family to facilitate and promote healthy adjustment to new or changed health patterns.
Evaluates treatment and health care plans for effectiveness and modifies per clinical standards and practice protocols.
Practices within the scope of practice of supervising physician.
Performs delegated clinical duties effectively and efficiently.
Practices as a member of the allied health staff according to the rules and regulations of the Medical Staff and bylaws as outlined in the delineation of privileges.
Prescribes medical equipment, devices, physical and occupational therapy, and home health services per practice protocol.
Prescribes in-patient and discharge medications according to New York State law, including controlled substances with DEA authorization.
Works collaboratively with the attending physician, consulting physician(s), and other disciplines to identify, develop, and implement an appropriate plan of care that maximizes individual patient/family preference and enhances quality, access, and cost-effective outcomes.
Formulates the plan of care, along with the attending physician, patient and family, based on expected goals of care and length of stay.
Orders customary laboratory, radiological and diagnostic studies per practice protocols, differentiates between normal/abnormal findings and follows protocols for abnormal findings, which may include referral to consulting physicians per customary pattern of the attending MD or as delegated by supervising physician.
Documents and communicates relevant patient information comprehensively and in a timely manner.
Performs complete health history, physical examination and psychosocial assessment of patients within the designated practice or clinical unit.
The Hospital for Joint Diseases (HJD) at NYU Langone Medical Center is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online.
NYU Langone Medical Center, a world-class patient-centered integrated academic medical center, is one of the nation's premier centers for excellence in clinical care, biomedical research, and medical education. Located in the heart of Manhattan, NYU Langone is composed of four hospitals – Tisch Hospital, its flagship acute care facility; Rusk Rehabilitation; the Hospital for Joint Diseases, one of... only five hospitals in the nation dedicated to orthopaedics and rheumatology; and Hassenfeld Children's Hospital, a comprehensive pediatric hospital supporting a full array of children's health services across the medical center – plus the NYU School of Medicine, which since 1841 has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history. The medical center's tri-fold mission to serve, teach, and discover is achieved 365 days a year through the seamless integration of a culture devoted to excellence in patient care, education and research. For more information, go to www.NYULMC.org.