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Physician Assistant- Nuclear Medicine - Jacobi - Full Time

Company: Physician Affiliate Group of New York (PAGNY)
Location: Bronx
Posted on: May 25, 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. 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 Summary:
To expedite patients throughout Cardiovascular Nuclear Medicine in a timely fashion.Inpatient management and emergency department facilitator.
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 domain.
Liaison between department staff and referral sources, including inpatient units.
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 and efficiently.
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 care.
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, etc).
Demonstrate knowledge of physiological difference in different age groups.
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 punctures, etc.
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. Qualifications:

  • Education, Licenses and Certifications
  • Must be a graduate of an approved Physician Assistant program.
  • Must hold license in good standing to practice in New York State.
  • Must pass National Certification Exam and subsequent National Recertification Exams.
  • 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 Benefits include:
    • Competitive compensation package
    • Choice of a three-tiered nearly FREE medical plan
    • Excellent dental insurance including orthodontics coverage
    • Generous paid time off program
    • CME days and dollars
    • Eligibility for loan forgiveness through the National Student Debt Forgiveness Center EOE M/F/D/V apply now > Share

Keywords: Physician Affiliate Group of New York (PAGNY), New Rochelle , Physician Assistant- Nuclear Medicine - Jacobi - Full Time, Healthcare , Bronx, New York

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