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Qualifications

  • Current BLS Certification (Required)
  • NCCPA Board Certification (Required)
  • Work authorization (Required)

Full Job Description

ANSWERING THE EMPLOYERS QUESTION IS A MUST!!!

JOB PURPOSE:

Under the direction of the Chief Medical Officer, the Site Physician Assistant is responsible for the professional, organizational, and administrative aspects of providing quality medical care to Diagnostic Treatment Centers (DTCs) patients.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Direct the medical care and treatment of patients and have primary medical responsibility in overseeing and supporting the care rendered by other members of the interdisciplinary care team.
  • Supports the needs of all site patients including primary care and community-based membership.
  • Identifies opportunities to improve the quality, cost, and utilization of care for the site participants.
  • Carries a caseload of patients as the primary care provider and participates in direct medical care in the Diagnostic and Treatment Center.
  • Demonstrates medical presence during the start of care events.
  • Participates in multidisciplinary team activities, which may include case conferences, hospitalization reports, family, and team meetings.
  • Develops and participates in the Utilization Review of medical services provided by the IDT/DTC.
  • Develops and supervises the provision of ambulatory medical services.
  • Serves as liaison as necessary with other medical institutions and develops relationships with subspecialists and community physicians for the purposes of semi-annual care planning.
  • Facilitates medical education programs for staff, trainees, and students as opportunities arise.
  • Conducts patient assessments, examinations, and treats patients in a variety of settings, i.e., Day Treatment Center (DTC) and patient’s home.
  • Serves as a resource for all clinical staff practicing in the DTC (nurse practitioners, MAs, RNs).
  • Provides in-service staff development and clinical teaching of trainees rotating through the Medical practice.
  • Participates in developing preventive health screening, immunization programs, professional community outreach, quality assurance, etc.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

WEEKLY HOURS: 40

SCHEDULE: MONDAY TO FRIDAY, 8:00 AM TO 5:00 PM

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education:

  • Graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant Program.
  • Licensed to practice medicine in NY

Licenses:

  • Current NYS Physician Assistant License
  • NY DEA registration
  • NCCPA Board Certification
  • Current BLS Certification

Experience:

  • Residency in Internal Medicine or Family Practice, Fellowship, and experience in geriatrics preferred.
  • Board certification in Internal Medicine or Family Practice.
  • Diploma in Geriatric Medicine or equivalent experience.
  • No malpractice or loss of license at the DTC.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Physical Requirements

Individuals must be able to sustain specific physical requirements essential to the job. This includes, but is not limited to:

  • Standing – Duration of up to 6 hours a day.
  • Sitting/Stationary positions – Sedentary position for up to 6-8 hours a day for consecutive hours/periods of time.
  • Lifting/Push/Pull – Up to 50 pounds of equipment, baggage, supplies, and ability to lift patients safely, using OSHA guidelines, etc.
  • Bending/Squatting – Have to be able to bend or squat to care for patients safely, use medical supplies, etc.
  • Stairs/Steps/Walking/Climbing – Must be able to maneuver stairs safely, climb up/down and walk to access work areas. Position requires an individual to be able to travel, walk between sites/locations and work areas throughout the day.
  • Agility/Fine Motor Skills – Must demonstrate agility and fine motor skills to operate and activate equipment, devices, instruments, and tools (i.e., typing, use of medical supplies, equipment, etc.)
  • Sight/Visual Requirements – Must be able to visually assess patients, read orders and type/write documentation, etc., accurately.
  • Audio Hearing and Motor Skills (Language) Requirements – Must be able to listen attentively and document information from patients, community members, providers, etc., and intake information through audio processing with accuracy. In addition, must be able to speak comfortably and clearly with language motor skills for customers to understand the individual.
  • Cognitive Ability – Must be able to demonstrate good decision-making, reasonableness, cognitive ability, rational processing, and analysis to satisfy essential functions of the job.

We are an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, height, weight, or genetic information. We are committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities.

Salary:

$170,000.00/ yearly

NOTE: Benefits will be discussed once you pass the interview

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $170,000.00 per year

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

Application Question(s):

  • Do you hold current registration with the NY DEA?
  • Do you possess a current NY State Physician Assistant license?
  • Do you hold a formal diploma or certification in Geriatric Medicine?
  • Are you currently board-certified in Internal Medicine or Family Practice?
  • Have you ever been involved in any malpractice claims or lawsuits?

License/Certification:

  • NCCPA Board Certification (Required)
  • Current BLS Certification (Required)

Ability to Commute:

  • Brooklyn, NY 11212 (Required)

Ability to Relocate:

  • Brooklyn, NY 11212: Relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: In person

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