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Physician Affiliate Groupof New York, PC Physician Assistant - GRVC (Mon - Fri 8am-4pm) in Queens, New York

Physician Assistant - GRVC (Mon - Fri 8am-4pm)

Location

US-NY-Queens

ID
2021-6131

Type
Regular Full-Time

Department
Physician Assistant

Hospital
NYC Health + Hospitals/Correctional Health Services

Overview

With approximately 55,000 admissions per year and an average daily population of 10,000, the NYC jail system is one of the largest in the nation. NYC Health + Hospitals/Correctional Health Service (CHS) is a national leader in the delivery of healthcare to the justice-involved population and, with PAGNY's active support, aspires to the highest standards of care with the goal of meeting or exceeding what is available in the community.

Responsibilities

Complete comprehensive histories and physicals on all new admissions including completion of master problem list (MPL) with diagnosis, lab, and EKG contraindication form and medication list where applicable
Perform O.A.P. notes on patients requesting sick call, schedule follow-ups and update medication orders. Update any deficiencies on the MPL.
Diagnose and treat acute and chronic illnesse Evaluate the need for consult services and submit the prioritized consult when indicated.
Review all on island/off-island specialty consult clinic and hospital re Evaluate to ensure that the standard of care is met and implement the recommendations of the consultant.
Implement plans for patient care utilizing protocols approved by the Medical director and/or treatment plans reflecting the current standard of care.
Respond to emergencies and fire drills on a priority basis and in a timely and professional manner
Be familiar with performance indicators (P.I.) and take appropriate measures to comply with these standards
Perform chart reviews and summaries on all transfe Update the MPL, rewrite medication orders (getting them countersigned) and resubmit consults as needed.
Request radiology exams, lab-test, EKG's when indicated and interpret these results with the patient's clinical All results should be reviewed with the supervising MD or Chief physician.
Notify the staff MD and Urgicare about 3hour runs and EMS trips.
Complete and submit all encounter forms on a daily basis
Witness, sign, and document patient healthcare refusals
Complete special housing rounds when assigned
Review laboratory results and document in the medical chart as necessary.
Generate medical modifications as needed
Generate special needs tracking forms as needed
Maintain clinical competency by reviewing PHS protocols, current medical literature and M.E's.
Ensuring that all progress notes and orders are countersigned before the end of the shift
Assure that standard of care is maintained.
Adhere to policies and procedures of PHS and be familiar with them by reviewing them as needed
Maintain your tour schedule as directed with particular attention to punctuality and timely notification of absence
Maintain all required credentials
Maintain current licensure and CME requirements.

Qualifications

Bachelor's degree; some work experience required.
NY State Licensed Physician Assistant
Certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants
EOE M/F/D/V

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