NYU Langone is one of the nation's premier academic medical centers that includes five hospitals (Tisch Hospital, Rusk Rehabilitation, Hospital for Joint Diseases, Hassenfeld Children's Hospital of New York, and NYU Lutheran Medical Center) and more than 200 ambulatory locations across the New York metropolitan area. It also includes NYU School of Medicine, which since 1841 has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history. Our trifold mission to serve, teach, and discover is achieved daily through an integrated academic culture devoted to excellence in patient care, education, and research. Learn more about NYU Langone.
We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Physician Assistant in our rapidly expanding Emergency Department and Observation Unit.
We will be hosting an Interview Day on May 11th, 2017 at 1pm. If you are interested in attending this event, please apply to this position and you will be contacted by the Recruitment team with your invitation to the event. You must pre-register to the event in order to attend.
To qualify, you must have a Physician Assistant Bachelor's degree, current NYS Physician Assistant License, NCCPA Board certification, ACLS, PALS, BLS , and active DEA licensure per delineation of privileges, plus at least two years of experience in emergency medicine.
This position will also include a role in the rapidly expanding Observation/Short stay unit. The successful candidate will be responsible for performing complete health histories, physical examinations and psychosocial assessments of patients within the designated practice or clinical unit; ordering customary laboratory, radiological and diagnostic studies per practice protocols; differentiating between normal/abnormal findings and following protocol for abnormal findings; formulating the plan of care, along with the attending physician, patient and family, based on expected goals of care and length of stay; prescribing in-patient and discharge medications according to NYS law, including controlled substances with DEA authorization; facilitating the continuity of care across a continuum of services, e.g. home care and other appointments; coordinating implementation of clinical research studies or clinical trials, including patient screening, enrollment and data collection; plus all other duties as assigned.
There are also opportunities for academic pursuits with the physician assistant fellowship in emergency medicine.
Supports the mission, philosophy, standards, goals and objectives of the institution, department and clinical service.
Plans and organizes care to meet individual patient needs and to ensure appropriate clinical resource utilization per protocols, pathways, and other means.
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.
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 attending physician to maintain timely and appropriate communication with family members, house staff, other disciplines and ancillary services.
Provides consultation about the therapeutic regimen to the nursing staff responsible for the patients care in the hospital setting.
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.
Demonstrates knowledge of the organizations Core Values and incorporates them into the performance of responsibilities.
Participates in designated activities related to professional physician assistant practice standards.
Functions as a respectful member of the health care team.
Promotes own professional growth and development in clinical role.
Maintains current expertise in area of practice.
Maintains annual CME requirement for re-appointment and privileging.
Maintains PA board certification.
Serves as a clinical expert and resource for the education of peers and other health professionals.
Participates in the development and monitoring of patient outcomes per established practice protocols for purposes of quality and performance improvement.
Uses evidence-based health care literature to advise and support appropriate practice changes within the designated service.
Works collaboratively with nursing and other disciplines in the development and implementation of clinical studies within the area of expertise.
Assists in the preparation, implementation, and evaluation of research protocols when applicable.
Monitors and trends the cost effectiveness of the position, particularly as it relates to the efficiency and performance indicators established for the service.
Coordinates implementation of clinical research studies or clinical trials, including patient screening, enrollment and data collection.
At least 2 years of clinical rotation in various medical, surgical and other specialty areas.
Previous experience as a physician assistant or physician assistant fellowship experience ispreferred.
Evidence of excellent interpersonal skills, effective communication skills, creative problem solvingand excellent critical thinking skills.
Previously demonstrated ability to facilitate group processes and work cohesively andcollaboratively as member of the interdisciplinary team.
Physical stamina, manual dexterity, visual and aural acuity to perform responsibilities.Membership in professional specialty organizations desirable.
Prescribes in-patient and discharge medications according to New York State law, including controlled substances with DEA authorization.
Prescribes medical equipment, devices, physical and occupational therapy, and home health services per practice protocol.
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.
Performs delegated clinical duties effectively and efficiently.
Practices within the scope of practice of supervising physician.
Evaluates treatment and health care plans for effectiveness and modifies per clinical standards and practice protocols.
Educates patient and family to facilitate and promote healthy adjustment to new or changed health patterns.
Acts as a professional role model to all levels of staff by incorporating expertise and related experience into all aspects of patient care.
Considers needs and behaviors of specific patient age and cultural groups in all patient care.
Preferred Qualifications: Membership in pertinent professional organizations preferred
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
NYU Langone 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 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. If you wish to view NYU Langone Medical Center's EEO policies, please click here. Please click here to view the Federal 'EEO is the law' poster or visit http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/poster.cfm for more information.
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.