Physician Assistant - Surgical ICU (Days)

Location
New York, NY
Salary
Competitive
Posted
12/7/2017
Closes
12/8/2017
Specialty
ICU / CCU, Med / Surg
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
 
 

As one of the nation's premier centers of excellence in patient care, medical education and biomedical research, NYU Langone Health (NYULH) provides a professional environment in which nurses can perform at their best and excel in their careers. Each and every day, is a new opportunity to learn, to grow, and to be a part of what makes us world-class.

 
 

NYULH nurses can choose from many clinical services and programs to begin or mature a professional career path that can span decades. The many opportunities that are available for nurses at all levels, from new Baccalaureate RN graduates to Advanced Practice Nurses, offer the ability to deliver world class nursing care in an intellectually-stimulating academic environment. Nurses at NYULH also demonstrate their professional practice through participation in the various councils that govern the practice of nursing, the quality of our care, and the discovery of new knowledge.

 
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Position Summary:
We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Physician Assistant.

In this role, the successful candidate Position Summary:Responsible for provision, coordination, and assurance of comprehensive medical care using soundmedical knowledge and pertinent standards of care, performance of therapeutic, corrective, andprescriptive measures on the designated inpatient or outpatient population, assume delegatoryresponsibilities assigned by supervising physician privileged as Medical Staff of NYU Medical Center.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Supports the mission, philosophy, standards, goals and objectives of the institution, department and clinical service.
  • At least 2 years of clinical rotation in various medical, surgical and other specialty areas.
  • Participates in the development and monitoring of patient outcomes per established practice protocols for purposes of quality and performance improvement.
  • Promotes own professional growth and development in clinical role.
  • Plans and organizes care to meet individual patient needs and to ensure appropriate clinical resource utilization per protocols, pathways, and other means.
  • Previous experience as a physician assistant or physician assistant fellowship experience ispreferred.
  • Uses evidence-based health care literature to advise and support appropriate practice changes within the designated service.
  • Maintains current expertise in area of practice.
  • 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.
  • Evidence of excellent interpersonal skills, effective communication skills, creative problem solvingand excellent critical thinking skills.
  • Works collaboratively with nursing and other disciplines in the development and implementation of clinical studies within the area of expertise.
  • Maintains annual CME requirement for re-appointment and privileging.
  • Participates in the development and revision of interdisciplinary and hospital standards, patient and family education materials as relevant to area of practice and expertise.
  • Previously demonstrated ability to facilitate group processes and work cohesively andcollaboratively as member of the interdisciplinary team.
  • Assists in the preparation, implementation, and evaluation of research protocols when applicable.
  • Maintains PA board certification.
  • Works collaboratively with the attending physician to maintain timely and appropriate communication with family members, house staff, other disciplines and ancillary services.
  • Physical stamina, manual dexterity, visual and aural acuity to perform responsibilities.Membership in professional specialty organizations desirable.
  • Monitors and trends the cost effectiveness of the position, particularly as it relates to the efficiency and performance indicators established for the service.
  • Serves as a clinical expert and resource for the education of peers and other health professionals.
  • Provides consultation about the therapeutic regimen to the nursing staff responsible for the patients care in the hospital setting.
  • Prescribes in-patient and discharge medications according to New York State law, including controlled substances with DEA authorization.
  • Coordinates implementation of clinical research studies or clinical trials, including patient screening, enrollment and data collection.
  • Facilitates the continuity of care across the continuum of services, e.g. home care, other facilities, appointments with MDs etc.
  • Prescribes medical equipment, devices, physical and occupational therapy, and home health services per practice protocol.
  • Facilitates patients throughput and efficient process during patients admission and discharge.
  • 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.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of the organizations Core Values and incorporates them into the performance of responsibilities.
  • Performs delegated clinical duties effectively and efficiently.
  • Participates in designated activities related to professional physician assistant practice standards.
  • Practices within the scope of practice of supervising physician.
  • Functions as a respectful member of the health care team.
  • 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.

Minimum Qualifications:
To qualify you must have a Minimum Qualifications:Licensure: Current New York State Physician Assistant LicenseEducation: Physician Assistant Bachelors Degree (BA-PA)Certifications: NCCPA Board Certification ACLS, PALS, NRP Provider (Neonatal Resuscitation Program),NALS per delineation of privileges.

Preferred Qualifications:
Preferred Qualifications:Membership in pertinent professional organizations preferred.

Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.

NYU Langone Health 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 Health 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.
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