Northwell Health Neuro/Stroke Physician Assistant - Rotating Days/Nights/Weekends- Lenox Hill in New York, New York
Req Number 003FPN
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.
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.
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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