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Montefiore seeks a board eligible/board certified Physician Assistant for the Division of Critical Care Medicine. The PA works in collaboration with physicians, nurses and administrative staff to provide comprehensive health care, and plan of care within a fully integrated service responsible for 24/7 coverage of adult medical, surgical, cardiothoracic, and neuroscience ICUs at our Moses and Weiler campuses.

The practice of a physician assistant shall include medical services within the education, training and experience of the physician assistant that are delegated by the supervising physician.

Medical services rendered by physician assistants may include, but are not limited to, obtaining patient histories and performing physical examinations; ordering and/or performing diagnostic and therapeutic procedures; formulating a diagnosis; developing and implementing a treatment plan; monitoring the effectiveness of therapeutic interventions; offering counseling and education to meet patient needs; making appropriate referrals. Physician Assistants, in an emergency, shall be authorized to treat any medical disease and/or perform any medical and surgical procedures at

the hospital for affiliates. An emergency, for these purposes, is defined as a situation in which any delay in administering treatment would result in serious harm to the patient or an immediate threat to life of the patient and that a qualified practitioner is not immediately available.

Additional responsibilities include: Arterial catheter insertion/removal; Central venous catheter insertion/removal; Temporary hemodialysis catheter insertion/removal; Pulmonary artery catheter insertion/removal; Midline catheter insertion/removal; Thoracentesis; Endotracheal intubation; Chest tube insertion/removal; Intra-aortic balloon pump removal; Arterial sheath removal; lntraosseous catheter insertion/removal; Interpretation of pulmonary artery catheter tracings; Management of patients with ventricular assist devices; Management of patients with extra- corporeal membrane oxygenation circuits

The activities listed above may be performed in any setting authorized by the supervising physician, including but not limited to, clinics, hospitals, ambulatory surgical centers, patient homes, nursing homes and other institution settings.

In addition to the core skills listed here, PAs, will request validation to perform department specific skills.

Education, Training, and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree Required
  • Graduate of an accredited Physician’s Assistant program.
  • Registered as a Physician’s Assistant in New York State
  • NCCPA certified
  • Completion of an accredited Critical Care Physician Assistant certification program or 1-2 years of surgery, medicine, or emergency medicine preferred.
  • Schedule: 50/50 days and nights; Rotating weekends

Department: Critical Care Medicine Bargaining Unit: 1199 Campus: MOSES Employment Status: Regular Full-Time Address: 111 East 210th Street, Bronx Shift: Day Scheduled Hours: 6:30 AM-7 PM Req ID: 218796 Salary Range/Pay Rate: $75.62

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To learn more about the “Montefiore Difference” – who we are at Montefiore and all that we have to offer our associates, please click here.

Diversity, equity and inclusion are core values of Montefiore. We are committed to recruiting and creating an environment in which associates feel empowered to thrive and be their authentic selves through our inclusive culture. We welcome your interest and invite you to join us.

Montefiore is an equal employment opportunity employer. Montefiore will recruit, hire, train, transfer, promote, layoff and discharge associates in all job classifications without regard to their race, color, religion, creed, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, gender, actual or presumed disability, history of disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic predisposition or carrier status, pregnancy, military status, marital status, or partnership status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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