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Physician Assistant - Psychiatry

Company: Physician Affiliate Group of NY
Location: New Rochelle
Posted on: May 23, 2023

Job Description:

Physician Affiliate Group of New York (PAGNY) is one of the largest multi-disciplinary groups in the country whose main purpose is to nurture and embolden the healthcare providers who take care of the most fragile and vulnerable patients in New York City. PAGNY people do more than diagnose and treat; we uplift the spirits and dignity of patients because we love what we do, and it shows. PAGNY is committed to recruiting and retaining productive and enthusiastic physicians and promotes our health professionals' wellness. PAGNY is comprised of over 4,000 physicians and healthcare professionals who provide services to NYC Health + Hospitals (H+H), the largest public health system in the United States. Our practitioners are highly skilled professionals with outstanding credentials who deliver the highest level of quality healthcare to patients throughout New York City. 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 hire Please email Joe Mastov for more information at EOE M/F/D/V

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

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