Physician Assistant- Nuclear Medicine (Physician Assistant )
Company: Physician Affiliate Group of New York (PAGNY)
Posted on: August 4, 2022
Nuclear Medicine opening in Bronx, New York. NYC Health +
Hospitals/Jacobi is the largest public hospital in the Bronx (500+
beds) and a Level 1 Trauma Center. NYC Health + Hospitals/Jacobi is
a major academic affiliation and teaching site of the Albert
Einstein College of Medicine. Recognized as the regional hyperbaric
center and regional snakebite center for the tri-state area, Jacobi
offers state of the art medical care, delivered with compassion,
dignity, and respect. From preventive medicine to cutting-edge
specialty services, Jacobi provides first class care in a wide
range of services and specialties. Responsibilities: Position
To expedite patients throughout Cardiovascular Nuclear Medicine in
a timely fashion.Inpatient management and emergency department
Obtain patient histories; perform appropriate health assessments as
pertains to the exam; assess previous diagnostic testing results;
conduct, assess and evaluate cardiac stress testing; occasional
interventional procedures necessitated by the monitoring and care
of acutely ill patients while patients are in Nuclear Medicine
Liaison between department staff and referral sources, including
These functions and responsibilities will be conducted under the
Supervising Nuclear Medicine Physician.
Assist in assuring that inpatient Cardiovascular Nuclear Medicine
studies are performed in a timely and safe manner.
Review history, lab results, etc. to assure preparation and
qualification for nuclear medicine examinations.
Conduct Cardiovascular Nuclear Medicine Stress testing competently
Document pre/post procedure orders as needed.
Respond to patient emergencies, with appropriate measures
documented, and notifications to Nuclear Medicine, Cardiology and
patient care providers.
Keep the Supervising Physician informed as to the needs, problem
areas and suggestions which may improve the service.
Knowledge of EKG interpretation, recognition of gross abnormalities
and to take appropriate actions, including providing ACLS level of
Knowledge of Cardiovascular Nuclear Medicine exams for appropriate
diagnosis.Pharmacological knowledge, with ability to formulate
medications and to adjust dosing appropriate to age, weight and
relevant lab results (e.g. renal and/or hepatic insufficiency,
Demonstrate knowledge of physiological difference in different age
Demonstrate self-directed universal precautions (and beyond when
appropriate) to work in a hospital environment with possible
exposure to infectious diseases via airborne, body fluids, needle
Demonstrate good communication skills and mannerism in order to
effectively share necessary information with patients and family
members as well as with members of clinical teams.
- Education, Licenses and Certifications
- Must be a graduate of an approved Physician Assistant
- Must hold license in good standing to practice in New York
- Must pass National Certification Exam and subsequent National
- ACLS certification
- Must attain 100 credits of approved CME every 2 years.
- Work experience of 1 year or more is desirable, but willing to
work with new graduates for a 3 year commitment.
- Proof of Covid-19 vaccination required prior to hire EOE
Keywords: Physician Affiliate Group of New York (PAGNY), New Rochelle , Physician Assistant- Nuclear Medicine (Physician Assistant ), Healthcare , Bronx, New York
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