Northwell Health Physician Assistant Per Diem Weekend Overnight Hospitalist in Huntington, New York

Req Number 001HBY

Job Category Physician Assistant

Job Description

As a Physician Assistant you will perform a variety of functions and technical procedures necessary for admission, assessment, diagnosis, treatment, follow -up and outcome evaluation. You will also participate in performance improvement, research and educational activities

Responsibilities Include:

  • 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.

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent, required. Knowledge of Anatomy, Physiology and Clinical Aspects of Patient Care at a level normally acquired through the completion of an approved Physician’s Assistant Program culminating in a Bachelor’s Degree.

  • Licensed Registered Physician Assistant by the New York State Department of Education. Board Certified, preferred. Must receive certification within one (1) year of employment.

  • Minimum of one (1) year of previous related experience.