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Company: Physician Affiliate Group of New York
Location: New York, NY
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Recruitment Agency, Staffing, Job Board

Description

NYC Health + Hospitals/Kings Countyoperates a world-renowned Level 1 Trauma Center, one of only three in the borough, which serves 2.6 million residents of Brooklyn and Staten Island. NYC Health + Hospitals/Kings County maintains close relationships with NYC Health + Hospitals diagnostic, post-acute, and long-term care centers. The hospital is academically affiliated withSUNY Downstate Medical Center.

Responsibilities:

Under the general supervision of an appropriately licensed and Board-Certified/Board Eligible Psychiatrist:

  1. Performs complete patient psychiatric examinations; orders laboratory tests and x-rays; performs and/or interprets laboratory and test results; and initiates treatment. Writes appropriately authorized prescriptions including controlled substances. May respond to initial requests for service-specific consultation as per the department scope of practice.
  2. May initiate or participate in initial management and stabilization of patients including psychiatric emergencies- Code orange/Code White.
  3. Use de-escalation techniques to reduce restrictive interventions.
  4. Confers with attending physicians, residents, nursing staff, etc., to ensure delivery of optimum quality of patient care. Confers regularly with Supervising Physician and/or Physician Assistant and co-workers to keep them appraised of clinical developments, patient concerns, etc. May participate in special projects as assigned.
  5. Performs other duties pursuant to clinical responsibility, such as arranging follow-up for patients, obtaining informed consent from patient for procedures they are credentialed to perform, recalling patients for further evaluation and treatment. Informs patients of necessary post-discharge instructions as required. Makes appropriate entries in patients charts.
  6. Completes and documents participation in continuing medical education required of Physician Assistants in order to meet requirements for certification, including assigned lectures and conferences.
  7. Performs related duties as required professionally or at the request of the Supervising Physician, Director of Service.
Qualifications:
  • New York State Physician Assistant License
  • NCCPA board certification or eligibility
  • DEA prescribing license
  • ACLS life support certification or eligible to obtain
  • Post-graduate (Masters degree) preferred

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NYC Health + Hospitals/Kings County operates a world-renowned Level 1 Trauma Center, one of only three in the borough, which se...


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