Northwell Health Physician Assistant Per Diem Weekend Overnight Hospitalist in Huntington, New York
Req Number 001HBY
Job Category Physician Assistant
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
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.
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.