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Northwell Health Physician Asst (SO)- Per Diem in Bay Shore, New York

Req Number 13489

Job Description

Job Description

Performs a variety of functions and technical procedures necessary for admission, assessment, diagnosis, treatment, follow-up and outcome evaluation. Participates in performance improvement, research and educational activities.

Job Responsibility

    • 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.
  • Performs related duties, as required.

*ADA Essential Functions

Job Qualification

  • Bachelors Degree, required.

  • Graduate of an accredited (Accreditation Review Committee for Physician Assistant Programs (ARC-PA) program, required.

  • Licensed Physician Assistant (LPA) by the New York State Department of Education, required.

  • Current NCCPA Certification from the National Commission on the Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA), required.

  • Current BLS certification, required.

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