Physician Assistant - 22547309
Physician Assistant for Primary Care
Location: Eastern Long Island
Full Time - Mon-Friday 9a-5p
Responsible for coordination and direct patient care of patients in an outpatient setting. This position performs medical histories, physical exams, ECGs and other clinical care and documents all findings appropriately.
Obtains initial histories and performs physical examinations. Documents clinical findings in patient medical record. Develops and implements plan of care in conjunction with supervising physician.
Issues prescriptions for drugs, devices and immunizations as indicated.
Provides health education counseling to patients and families. Answers questions about disease and treatment plan.
Coordinates care of established patients: coordinates the ongoing care of established patients ensuring that diagnostic testing and sub specialty consultations and all follow up appointments are completed on a timely basis.
Responds to patient phone calls, answers questions and refers questions to physician as appropriate.
Acts as a "physician extender" during clinical encounters in an outpatient setting. Provides clinical services and care in conjunction with collaborating physician.
Coordinates the scheduling of appointments for new patients with multiple medical subspecialties; reviews and summarizes clinical information of the obtained history materials prior to the appointment; shares same with multi-specialty care team.
Establishes and maintains educational materials; and supports programs for patients and their families.
Bachelor's Degree in related field
Approximately 2 years of work experience in clinical setting, ED, urgent care or outpatient office highly desired.
Up to one year of post-degree course work and/or an internship and less than one year of previous experience may be considered.
Licenses and Certifications
- Current New York State Physician Assistant License & Registration
- Certification from the National Commission of Physician Assistants, Inc
- BLS certification, issued by the American Heart Association.
- Current ACLS or PALS (if applicable)
- DEA certificate
- Board Certified PA
- NYS PA License
- 1-2 years experience, Internal Med experience a plus