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Sr. Physician Assistant/NP-Bellevue-NICU

New York, NY

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NYU Langone Health


Position Description

NYU School of Medicine is one of the nation's top-ranked medical schools. For 175 years, NYU 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 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 Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Position Summary: We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Sr. Physician Assistant-Affil. In this role, the successful candidate Position Summary:Provision, coordination, and assurance of comprehensive medical /surgical care using sound medical/surgical knowledge and pertinent standards of care. Performance of therapeutic, corrective, and prescriptive measures on the designated inpatient or outpatient population. Assumes delegatory responsibilities assigned by supervising physician privileged as Medical Staff of NYU Hospitals Center. Oversees and directs a designated group of Physician Assistants for purposes of optimizing patient care activities to patients while promoting a positive work environment. Serves as a liaison to nursing, care management, hospital administration, and other hospital departments. Takes the lead in ensuring compliance with safety and quality standards. . Job Responsibilities: * Collaborates with Division Chief of the department and office administrator to ensure that systems supportive of clinical care function smoothly. * Manages monthly schedule and work assignments for service PAs, and ensure adequate PA coverage based on census, acuity and needs of service. * Participates in performance appraisals for the physician assistants. * Guides and monitors performance and delivery of care on a daily basis, including time scheduling, assignments, and coordination of services to patients. * Acts as a liaison between the department and other in-patient areas to assure continuity of care. * Participates in hospital-wide committees impacting the service and its patients. * Participates in setting departmental goals and objectives for the department. * Works with interdisciplinary team to, revise and maintain relevant policies, protocols, standards and processes. * Provides leadership and develops effective team building. * Facilitates the on-boarding and training of newly hired Physician assistants. Facilitates the orientation and the development of new physician assistants in their role. * Participates in hospital, NY State and JCAHO mandated educational programs. * Serves as a clinical expert and resource for the education of peers and other health professionals. * Maintains PA board certification. * Maintains annual CME requirement for re-appointment and privileging. * Maintains current expertise in area of practice. * Promotes own professional growth and development in clinical role. * Considers needs and behaviors of specific patient age and cultural groups in all patient care. * Acts as a professional role model to all levels of staff by incorporating expertise and related experience into all aspects of patient care. * Educates patient and family to facilitate and promote healthy adjustment to new or changed health patterns. * Evaluates treatment and health care plans for effectiveness and modifies per clinical standards and practice protocols. * Practices within the scope of practice of supervising physician. * Performs delegated clinical duties effectively and efficiently. * 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. * Prescribes medical equipment, devices, physical and occupational therapy, and home health services per practice protocol. * Prescribes in-patient and discharge medications according to New York State law, including controlled substances with DEA authorization. * Works collaboratively with the attending physician, consulting physician(s), and other disciplines to identify, develop, and implement an appropriate plan of care that maximizes individual patient/family preference and enhances quality, access, and cost-effective outcomes * Formulates the plan of care, along with the attending physician, patient and family, based on expected goals of care and length of stay. * Orders customary laboratory, radiological and diagnostic studies per practice protocols, differentiates between normal/abnormal findings and follows protocols for abnormal findings, which may include referral to consulting physicians per customary pattern of the attending MD or as delegated by supervising physician * Documents and communicates relevant patient information comprehensively and in a timely manner. * Performs complete health history, physical examination and psychosocial assessment of patients within the designated p



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