Advertised Summary Job Description: The Columbia Department of Neurology seeks a Physician Assistant-I for the Neuro-Oncology Division. The Division provides clinical care, clinical research, and clinical education for adults with a range of conditions, focused on central nervous system tumors and central nervous system metastases. Working in collaboration with the attending physicians, the Physician Assistant-I will be responsible for the evaluation and management of adult patients with brain tumors and other similar conditions. Responsibilities will include but will not be limited to: taking medical histories and performing physical examinations alone and in coordination with attending physicians, in outpatient as well as inpatient settings; coordinating admissions, discharges and workup of patients; ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests, prescribing medications and managing patients by telephone as appropriate; seeing selected patients in routine follow-up, and for urgent same or next-day office visits in collaboration with an attending physician; coordinating multidisciplinary services; coordinating and facilitating patient education; talking to and educating patients and families; calling and conferring with consultants; and participating in clinical research protocols.
Other related duties as assigned/required.
General Minimum Qualifications: Requires Bachelor's degree from an accredited Physician Assistant program. Applicants must have passed the Physician Assistant National Certifying Exam (PANCE) administered by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants, plus possess a current New York State license, , DEA and NCCPA certification, as well as, five years of related experience.
Additional Specific Minimum Qualifications: Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills required. Must successfully complete the credentialing process at New York Presbyterian Hospital. Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), Good Clinical Practice (GCP), and Conflict of Interest (COI) required upon hire.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience in neurologic and/or oncologic patient care. Experience in an academic medical center. Fluency in Spanish and New Jersey licensure a plus.
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Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
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