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Physician Assistant-All specialties

Company: Essen Health Care
Location: New York
Posted on: July 9, 2024

Job Description:

Job Description Essen Health Care is growing and we are seeking Physician Assistants for various Divisions.The Physician Assistants will support the doctors work and actively facilitate patients recovery. You will apply medical techniques and principles under the direction of a physician and you will deal with a diverse set of patients offering them care and encouragement, including but not limited to:

  • Provide healthcare services under supervision of a physician.
  • Examine patients and record their medical histories.
  • Conduct physicals and treat minor injuries (sutures, splints, etc)
  • Order diagnostic tests, interpret results and diagnose medical conditions.
  • Prescribe therapy or medication with physician approval.
  • Monitor responses to treatments and counsel patients
  • Assess patients health and their demands and aim to fulfill them as well as possible
  • Issue appropriate prescriptions and administer medicine
  • Inform physicians about any problems or discrepancies that might arise
  • Acquire and review patient histories identifying abnormal conditions
  • Monitor patients progress and keep records of treatments, surgeries or other medical events
  • Prepare patients for examinations and conduct routine procedures (measure blood pressure and temperature, administer injections etc)
  • Provide therapeutic treatments (disinfecting wounds, stitching etc.)
  • Collaborate effectively with team members of various specializations
  • Attend to emergenciesThe successful candidate will have the following Qualifications:
    • Master s Degree required
    • Active New York license as a Physician Assistant
    • Currently New York Controlled Substance and Drug Enforcement Registration
    • Master's degree
    • Graduate of an approved PA Program and a post-graduate training program in surgery or at least one-year equivalent work experience
    • Current Certification by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA)
    • Emergency Medicine / Family Practice/Acute Care
    • DOT, BLS, ACLS Preferred
    • Bilingual a plus- Spanish
    • Proven work experience as a physician assistant or nurse
    • Knowledge of EMR Systems preferredEssen Health Care is a growing community healthcare network provides high quality, compassionate, and accessible medical care to some of the most vulnerable and under-served residents of New York State. Guided by a population health model of care, Essen has five integrated clinical divisions offering services in primary & specialty offices, urgent care centers, and nursing homes, as well as house calls for home bound patients; all clinical services are also offered via telehealth. Our Care Management division supports patient-centered care through care coordination, complex care management and helping address health-related social needs.Founded in 1999, Essen provides care in all five boroughs of New York City, with a primary focus in the Bronx. Staffed by over 300 primary and specialty care physicians and advanced clinicians, Essen Health Care is one of the largest, most comprehensive private medical groups in New York City. Essen maintains a Clinical Information Services team that maintains our enterprise-wide electronic medical record system, data repository, clinical analytics and population health capabilities. Our Community Services teams creates and sustains relationship with community organizations and agencies and health plans.Essen is dedicated to ensuring the quality of care for all patients and has been designated Level 3 Patient Centered Medical Home by the National Committee for Quality Assurance. Essen has won awards for its patient care innovations and recently launched Intention Health Ventures to develop and commercialize our technology innovations.ESSEN HEALTH CARE IS PROUD TO BE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYEREssen Health care is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and we seek candidates who desire to work in and serve an ethnically diverse population.

Keywords: Essen Health Care, New York , Physician Assistant-All specialties, Healthcare , New York, New York

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