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Physician Assistant - Psychiatry

Company: Physician Affiliate Group of NY
Location: Bronx
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

In partnership with NYC Health + Hospitals/Jacobi our teams accommodate more than 325,000 outpatient visits, more than 100,000 emergency room visits and more than 20,000 inpatient admissions annually. NYC Health + Hospitals/Jacobi is renowned for The Trauma Center, staffed to treat any traumatic injury or illness, the fully accredited Breast Health Center, and The Burn Center, with more than 40 years of work in burn care. The hospital also serves patients of many other needs. The hospital maintains an academic affiliation with Albert Einstein Medical College of Yeshiva University.Under the general supervision of an appropriately licensed and Board-Certified/Board Eligible Psychiatrist:

  • Performs complete patient psychiatric examinations; orders laboratory tests and x-rays; performs and/or interprets laboratory and test results; and initiates treatment. Writes appropriately authorized prescriptions including controlled substances. May respond to initial requests for service-specific consultation as per the department scope of practice.
  • May initiate or participate in initial management and stabilization of patients including psychiatric emergencies- Code orange/Code White.
  • Use de-escalation techniques to reduce restrictive interventions.
  • Confers with attending physicians, residents, nursing staff, etc., to ensure delivery of optimum quality of patient care. Confers regularly with Supervising Physician and/or Physician Assistant and co-workers to keep them appraised of clinical developments, patient concerns, etc. May participate in special projects as assigned.
  • Performs other duties pursuant to clinical responsibility, such as arranging follow-up for patients, obtaining informed consent from patient for procedures they are credentialed to perform, recalling patients for further evaluation and treatment. Informs patients of necessary post-discharge instructions as required. Makes appropriate entries in patient's charts.
  • Completes and documents participation in continuing medical education required of Physician Assistants in order to meet requirements for certification, including assigned lectures and conferences.
  • Performs related duties as required professionally or at the request of the Supervising Physician, Director of Service.
    • New York State Physician Assistant License
    • NCCPA board certification or eligibility
    • DEA prescribing license
    • ACLS life support certification or eligible to obtain
    • Post-graduate (Masters degree) preferred
      • Proof of Covid-19 vaccination is required prior to hireEOE M/F/D/V

Keywords: Physician Affiliate Group of NY, New Rochelle , Physician Assistant - Psychiatry, Healthcare , Bronx, New York

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