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Position Summary: We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Physician Assistant-General Surgery.
In this role, the successful candidate will provide care to patients in the Department and in the subspecialties as needed. The Physician Assistant will follow established standards, procedures, and practices, and give specific patient care directions to nursing and other staff.
Provide direct care to individuals and families consistent with the philosophy of Lutheran Medical Center and the departmental/institutional goals. This includes the provision of safety, well being of patients and visitors, and maintenance of patient rights and confidentiality
Provide diagnostic and assessment services to patients in the Department of Surgery utilizing a problem solving approach:
Obtain a detailed history and perform physical examinations on patients in the Department of Surgery and/or on assigned patients.
Take into consideration the age, growth and developmental stage of the patient when assessment, treatment and/or care is being rendered.
Write appropriate orders, including those for narcotics, stimulants and depressant drugs after consulting with a physician.
Implement a therapeutic regime or protocol appropriate for the diagnosis in accordance with institutional protocols and after consultation with the attending physician.
Monitor the patients response to therapeutic regime.
Notify the attending physician of changes in the patients condition.
Consultation of Specialists and/or Medical preceptor for complex patient care situations.
Documentation of all patient encounters including:
Patient assessment and progress notes
Maintain required unit records, report, and statistics necessary for administrative purpose and reimbursement, including discharge summaries.
Evaluation and management of critical care patients
Perform emergency life saving procedures in the absence of a physician.
Participates in rounds with the attending staff and/or the housestaff on assigned patients.
Collaboratively works with other healthcare professionals and families of patients in the physical and emotional transitions of admissions, care , and discharge.
Provide preventive health services including counseling and teaching in health maintenance and problem related areas.
Participates in activities relating to Quality Improvement as needed.
Participates in committees as appropriate
Attends all scheduled departmental meetings/conferences.
Be on call during non-working hours to assist attendings in urgent or emergent situations/procedures
Direct, instruct and evaluate activities of P.A. and medical students as appropriate
Participates in activities fostering professional growth and maintenance of certification
Practices within the scope of delineated privileges
Bachelors or masters degree from an accredited Physician Assistant program.
0-1 years relevant experience
Currently Licensed as a Physician Assistant in the State of New York.
BLS and ACLS required upon hire.
DEA Certificate required.
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
NYU Langone Hospital-Brooklyn provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your time and your talents.
NYU Langone Hospital-Brooklyn 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. If you wish to view NYU Langone Hospital-Brooklyn's EEO policies, please click here. Please click here to view the Federal 'EEO is the law' poster or visit https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm for more information. To view the Pay Transparency Notice, please click here.
NYU Langone Health, 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 fi...ve 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.nyulangone.org.