Weill Cornell Medical College Physician Assistant ($3000 Sign-On Bonus Available) in New York, New York
Title: Physician Assistant ($3000 Sign-On Bonus Available)
Location: Upper East Side
Org Unit: General Gastroenterology
Exemption Status: Exempt
Salary Range: $120,000.00 - $162,300.00
*As required under NYC Human Rights Law Int 1208-2018 - Salary range for this role when Hired for NYC Offices
Responsible for coordination and direct patient care of patients in an outpatient setting, with some inpatient coordination. This position performs medical histories, physical exams, ECGs and other clinical care and documents all findings appropriately.
Acts as a "physician extender" during clinical encounters in both an outpatient and inpatient setting. Provides clinical services and care in conjunction with collaborating physician.
Coordinates care of established patients: coordinates the ongoing care of established patients ensuring that diagnostic testing and sub specialty consultations and all follow up appointments are completed on a timely basis.
Obtains initial histories and performs physical examinations. Documents clinical findings in patient medical record. Develops and implements plan of care in conjunction with supervising physician.
Issues prescriptions for drugs, devices and immunizations as indicated.
Provides health education counseling to patients and families. Answers questions about disease and treatment plan.
Responds to patient phone calls, answers questions and refers questions to physician as appropriate.
Establishes and maintains a clinical and research database. Assists physician with the coordination of clinical trials.
Prescreens and triages all new patients prior to scheduling of appointments: collects relevant medical materials including scans and records from outside hospitals and physicians.
Coordinates the scheduling of appointments for new patients with multiple medical subspecialties; reviews and summarizes clinical information of the obtained history materials prior to the appointment; shares same with multi-specialty care team.
Establishes and maintains educational materials; and supports programs for patients and their families.
- Bachelor's Degree in related field
Approximately 2 years of work experience in clinical setting highly desired.
Up to one year of post-degree course work and/or an internship and less than one year of previous experience may be considered.
Prior experience with coordinating clinical protocols desired.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Demonstrated critical thinking and analytical skills.
Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills.
Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written).
A team oriented individual that works collaboratively to achieve team goals.
Licenses and Certifications
Current New York State Physician Assistant License & Registration
Certification from the National Commission of Physician Assistants, Inc
BLS certification, issued by the American Heart Association.
Current ACLS or PALS (if applicable)
Working Conditions/Physical Demands
Weill Cornell Medicine is a comprehensive academic medical center that's committed to excellence in patient care, scientific discovery, and the education of future physicians in New York City and around the world. Our doctors and scientists-faculty from Weill Cornell Medical College, Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences, and the Weill Cornell Physician Organization-are engaged in world-class clinical care and cutting-edge research that connect patients to the latest treatment innovations and prevention strategies. Located in the heart of the Upper East Side's scientific corridor, Weill Cornell Medicine's powerful network of collaborators extends to its parent university Cornell University; to Qatar, where an international campus offers a U.S. medical degree; and to programs in Tanzania, Haiti, Brazil, Austria and Turkey. Our medical practices serve communities throughout New York City, and our faculty provide comprehensive care at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, NewYork-Presbyterian/Lower Manhattan Hospital, and NewYork-Presbyterian/Queens. At Weill Cornell Medicine, we work together to treat each individual, not just their conditions or illnesses, as we strive to deliver the finest possible care for our patients - the center of everything we do. Weill Cornell Medicine is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Weill Cornell Medicine provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information.
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