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Position Summary: We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Physician Assistant-OBGYN.
In this role, the successful candidate will provide care to patients in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. The Physician Assistant will follow established standards, procedures, and practices, and give specific patient care directions to nursing and other staff.
Practices within the scope of delineated privileges.
Participates in activities fostering professional growth and maintenance of certification
Direct, instruct and evaluate activities of P.A. and medical students as appropriate.
Be on call during non-working hours to assist attendings in urgent or emergent situations/procedures.
Attends all scheduled departmental meetings/conferences.
Participates in committees as appropriate.
Participates in activities relating to Quality Improvement as needed.
Provide preventive health services including counseling and teaching in health maintenance and problem related areas.
Collaboratively works with other healthcare professionals and families of patients in the physical and emotional transitions of admissions, care, and discharge.
Participates in rounds with the attending staff and/or the housestaff on assigned patients.
May aid in advanced procedures such as endometrial ablation, hysteroscopy, and cystoscopy.
Participate in the obstetrical and surgical management of patients.
Maintain required unit records, report, and statistics necessary for administrative purpose and reimbursement, including discharge summaries.
Documentation of all patient encounters including patient assessment and progress notes, treatment rendered, patient teaching, follow-up, referral.
Consultation of Specialists and/or Medical preceptor for complex patient care situations.
Notify the attending physician of changes in the patients condition.
Monitor the patients response to therapeutic regime.
Implement a therapeutic regime or protocol appropriate for the diagnosis in accordance with institutional protocols and after consultation with the attending physician.
Write appropriate orders, including those for narcotics, stimulants and depressant drugs after consulting with a physician.
Obtain a detailed history and perform physical examinations on patients in the Department of Ob/Gyn 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.
Provide diagnostic and assessment services to patients in the Department of Ob/Gyn utilizing a problem solving approach.
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.
Graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant Program
2 + years OB experience.
Currently registered as a P.A. in the State of New York.
Required to pass the National Certification Exam in accordance with New York State law.
BLS within the first year of employment. ACLS to be determined by Clinical Directors based on job assignment.
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 Lutheran Medical Center'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.
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About NYU Langone Health
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 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.nyulangone.org.