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Physician Assistant - Ortho

Company: NYU Langone Health
Location: New York
Posted on: October 14, 2021

Job Description:

NYU Grossman School of Medicine is one of the nation's top-ranked medical schools. For 175 years, NYU Grossman School of Medicine has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history and enrich the lives of countless people. An integral part of NYU Langone Health, the Grossman School of Medicine at its core is committed to improving the human condition through medical education, scientific research, and direct patient care. For more information, go to med.nyu.edu, and interact with us on LinkedInGlassdoorIndeed, FacebookTwitter and Instagram.

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

In this role, the successful candidate will be responsible for provision, coordination, and assurance of comprehensive medical care using sound medical knowledge and pertinent standards of care, performance of therapeutic, corrective, and prescriptive measures on the designated inpatient or outpatient population, assume delegatory responsibilities 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.
  • 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 the continuity of care across the continuum of services, e.g. home care, other facilities, appointments with MDs etc.
  • Facilitates patients throughput and efficient process during patients admission and discharge.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of the organization's 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 is preferred.
  • Evidence of excellent interpersonal skills, effective communication skills, creative problem solving and excellent critical thinking skills.
  • Previously demonstrated ability to facilitate group processes and work cohesively and collaboratively 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.
  • 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.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Physician Assistant Bachelor's Degree (BA-PA).
  • NCCPA Board Certification.
  • New York State Physician Assistant license.
  • ACLS, PALS, NRP Provider (Neonatal Resuscitation Program), and/or NALS, per delineation of privileges.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Membership in pertinent professional organizations preferred.

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

NYU Grossman School of Medicine 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 Grossman School of Medicine 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 Grossman School of Medicine's EEO policies, please click here. Please click here to view the Federal "EEO is the law" poster or visit https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm for more information. To view the Pay Transparency Notice, please click here.

Keywords: NYU Langone Health, New York , Physician Assistant - Ortho, Other , New York, New York

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