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Northwell Health Neuro/Stroke Physician Assistant - Rotating Days/Nights/Weekends- Lenox Hill in New York, New York

Req Number 003FPN

Job Description

Come be a part of our growing Advanced Care Provider team!

Northwell Health is currently in search of 3 Neuro/Stroke Physician Assistants. This role provides you the opportunity to work on a world renowned team of physicians and professionals while making a meaningful impact in the lives of neuro/stroke patients. Lenox Hill Hospital was recognized by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association as a Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award recipient for its commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the best quality of care. Join a supportive team striving for compassion and excellence.

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.

Responsibilities Include:

  • 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.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree, required.

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

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

  • Current BLS and ACLS certification, required.

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