Northwell Health Physician Assistant - Acute Care Surgery, Per Diem (SSH) in Bay Shore, New York
Req Number 000ZKQ
Job Category Physician Assistant
As a Physician Assistant you will perform a variety of functions and technical procedures necessary for admission, assessment, diagnosis, treatment, follow-up and outcome evaluation. You will also participate in performance improvement, research and educational activities.
Takes initial patient histories and performs physical examinations.
Initiates, documents and communicates the plan of care and follows-up to ensure complete screening and preparation of patients.
Performs daily patient rounds.
Writes orders for medications, laboratory work and diagnostic tests. Interprets laboratory and test results.
Confers with attending physicians, residents, nursing staff and/or other care providers to ensure optimum quality of patient care.
Upon discharge, notes discharge summaries, prescriptions and any referrals on patient charts. Informs patients of the necessary post-discharge care instructions.
Bachelor’s Degree, required.
Graduate of an accredited (Accreditation Review Committee for Physician Assistant Programs (ARC-PA) program, required.
Licensed Physician Assistant (LPA) by the New York State Department of Education, required.
Current NCCPA Certification from the National Commission on the Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA), required.
Current BLS and ACLS certification, required.
Minimum 1 year PA experience in Surgery, Trauma or Critical Care.