NYU Langone Hospital - Brooklyn is a full-service teaching hospital and Level I trauma center located in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. The hospital is central to a comprehensive network of affiliated ambulatory and outpatient practices, and serves as NYU Langone Health's anchor for healthcare access, growth, and delivery in the entire borough. Learn more about NYU Langone Hospital - Brooklyn.
We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a per-diem General Surgery Physician Assistant!
In this role, the successful candidate will provide care to patients in the General Surgery Department and in the subspecialties as needed. The Physician Assistant will follow established standards, procedures, and practices, and give specific patient care directions to nursing and other staff.
Provide direct care to individuals and families consistent with the philosophy of Lutheran Medical Center and the departmental/institutional goals. This includes the provision of safety, well being of patients and visitors, and maintenance of patient rights and confidentiality
Provide diagnostic and assessment services to patients in the Department of Surgery utilizing a problem solving approach: - Obtain a detailed history and perform physical examinations on patients in the Department of Surgery and/or on assigned patients - Take into consideration the age, growth and developmental stage of the patient when assessment, treatment and/or care is being rendered - Write appropriate orders, including those for narcotics, stimulants and depressant drugs after consulting with a physician - Implement a therapeutic regime or protocol appropriate for the diagnosis in accordance with institutional protocols and after consultation with the attending physician. - Monitor the patient's response to therapeutic regime - Notify the attending physician of changes in the patient's condition Consultation of Specialists and/or Medical preceptor for complex patient care situations
Documentation of all patient encounters including: - Patient assessment and progress notes - Treatment rendered - Patient teaching - Follow-up - Referral
Maintain required unit records, report, and statistics necessary for administrative purpose and reimbursement, including discharge summaries
Evaluation and management of critical care patients
Perform emergency life saving procedures in the absence of a physician
Participates in rounds with the attending staff and/or the housestaff on assigned patients
Collaboratively works with other healthcare professionals and families of patients in the physical and emotional transitions of admissions, care, and discharge
Provide preventive health services including counseling and teaching in health maintenance and problem related areas
Participates in activities relating to Quality Improvement as needed
Participates in committees as appropriate
Attends all scheduled departmental meetings/conferences
Be on call during non-working hours to assist attendings in urgent or emergent situations/procedures
Direct, instruct and evaluate activities of P.A. and medical students as appropriate
Participates in activities fostering professional growth and maintenance of certification
Practices within the scope of delineated privileges
Bachelors or Masters degree from an accredited Physician Assistant program
Currently Licensed as a Physician Assistant in the State of New York
BLS and ACLS required upon hire
DEA Certificate required
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
NYU Langone Hospital - Brooklyn 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 Langone Hospital-Brooklyn 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.
NYU Langone Health is a world-class, patient-centered, integrated academic medical center, known for its excellence in clinical care, research, and education. Included in the 200+ locations throughout the New York area are five inpatient locations: Tisch Hospital, its flagship acute-care facility; Rusk Rehabilitation, ranked as one of the top 10 rehabilitation programs in the country; NYU Langone Orthopedic Hospital, a dedicated inpatient orthopedic hospital with all musculoskeletal specialties ranked top 10 in the country; Hassenfeld Children's Hospital at NYU Langone, a comprehensive pediatric hospital supporting a full array of children's health services; and NYU Langone Hospital—Brooklyn, a full-service teaching hospital and level 1 trauma center located in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. Also part of NYU Langone Health is the Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center, a National Cancer Institute–designated cancer center, and NYU School of Medicine, which since 1841 has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history.