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Job Title: Stroke Neurology Physician Assistant

Company: WMC Advanced Physician Services PC

City/State: Valhalla, NY

Category: Advanced Clinical Providers

Department: Neurology

Position: Full Time

Hours: M-S

Shift: Day w/rotation

Req #: 14023

Job Details:

Stroke Neurology Physician Assistant – Westchester Medical Center – Valhalla, New York Summary – Westchester Medical Center’s Brain and Spine Institute is looking for a Physician Assistant to join the growing Vascular Neurology department. The candidate would be integral to the further expansion the rapidly growing stroke and neurointerventional services, along with an evolving telestroke program for the Hudson Valley and Western Connecticut. The PA functions in an Advanced Practice role as a clinical expert in management of inpatients across the continuum of care. Practicing within developed Standardized Procedures and Process Protocols the PA plans, implements and evaluates the plan of care; evaluates, manages and coordinates care of patients under the supervision and collaboration with Neurology staff. The PA will provide direct and independent patient care and supports physicians in caring for all inpatient hospital stroke patients. The PA will be responsible to attend daily rounds on the stroke service, perform medical and neurological evaluations, treatment, follow-up and consultation for stroke patients per protocol. Additionally, prepares and presents QA and QI data pertaining to Neurology stroke discharges. The PA will also work with QA representatives to ensure accuracy of stroke patient’s statistics, including all applicable Regulatory stroke patient indicators and patient compliance. Additional responsibilities may also include the review of medical records for all of stroke patients on the Neurology services to assure all stroke quality measures are documented appropriately, participation in various committees, facilitation of ongoing community education in stroke support groups, supporting the provision of in-service training for clinical education as it relates to stroke care, and evaluating stroke data. Candidates must be board certified as a Physician Assistant and possess or be able to obtain a license in New York. Newly accredited practitioners with interest and abilities in Stroke Neurology will be considered and are encouraged to apply. This is an employed position in our academic group with comprehensive benefits, CME, and malpractice coverage. Westchester Medical Center, which is located 30 minutes north of New York City, is the Hudson Valley region’s advanced medical care and referral hospital, serving more than 3.5 million people and the flagship member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network. Each year, more than 120,000 patients receive care at Westchester Medical Center in every clinical specialty through our main hospital, our Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital – the only all-specialty children’s hospital in the region – and our Behavioral Health Center. With more than 900 attending physicians and 3,300 healthcare professionals, Westchester Medical Center delivers industry-leading advanced medical care in specialties and services ranging from heart, kidney and liver transplants and advanced endovascular procedures to high-risk obstetrics and gynecology. The Medical Center is also home to the region’s most comprehensive cardiovascular program. We are a regional Level I Trauma and Burn Center with more than 40,000 emergency room visits per year. Our advancements extend across the entire medical facility, from the latest technology and life-saving procedures, to nationally recognized doctors, nurses and staff. For more information about this opportunity, contact Daphne Advanced Clinical Recruiter by email to Daphne.Michel@wmchealth.org Westchester Medical Center Advanced Physician Services is an equal opportunity employer.