General Surgery Physician Assistant- Days/Nights- Lenox Hill - New York - 10007
Northern Westchester Hospital
Healthcare - Physician
21 Warren St
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Performs a variety of functions and technical procedures necessary for admission, assessment, diagnosis, treatment, follow-up and outcome evaluation. Participates in performance improvement, research and educational activities.
* Takes initial patient histories and performs physical examinations. * Initiates, documents and communicates the plan of care and follows-up to ensure complete screening and preparation of patients. * Performs daily patient rounds. * Writes orders for medications, laboratory work and diagnostic tests. Interprets laboratory and test results. * Confers with attending physicians, residents, nursing staff and/or other care providers to ensure optimum quality of patient care. * Upon discharge, notes discharge summaries, prescriptions and any referrals on patient charts. Informs patients of the necessary post-discharge care instructions. * Performs related duties, as required.
* Bachelor's Degree, required. * Graduate of an accredited (Accreditation Review Committee for Physician Assistant Programs (ARC-PA) program, required. * Current NCCPA Certification from the National Commission on the Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA), required. * Current BLS and ACLS certification, required.
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