Job Title: Emergency Room Physician Assistant
Company: Bon Secours Charity Medical Group
City/State: Suffern, NY
Category: Advanced Practice Providers
Department: Emergency Room
Position: Full Time
Hours: varies - days/nights
Req #: 916
Posted Date: Aug 09, 2021
The Physician Assistant provides age-specific advanced care including health education, preventive medicine, and communicable diseases, diagnostic and therapeutic procedures. This position examines and assesses patients, performs diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, and provides instruction and guidance to other health care professionals in their area of expertise.
Collaborates with physicians and other healthcare practitioners to ensure that their patients receive appropriate, timely, and well-coordinated care. Records, reviews and interprets medical and social history of patients. Performs basic physical examinations, including EKG examinations, breast and pelvic examinations and developmental tests. Evaluates the physical and psychosocial development of adult patients and families. Requests and evaluates diagnostic studies as indicated by the patient’s physical status and protocols. Obtains materials for appropriate laboratory analysis and carries out selected laboratory procedures. Implements treatment regimen based on clinical evaluation and under the official protocols. Administers immunizations and medications as required. Establishes and implements treatment programs with physicians and other health professionals. Interviews and examines patients at appropriate intervals and revises medications if necessary. Identifies when patients require further evaluation or specialized care and makes the appropriate referrals. Acts as a resource person to nursing staff and assists with their guidance and training in assigned. May provide advice and counsel on family planning methods in cooperation with nursing and outreach staff, and implements contraceptive regime. Utilizes automated systems and specialized software to enter and retrieve data and prepare reports. May prescribe medications in accordance with established hospital procedures and regulatory requirements.
Physician Assistant experience preferred. Possession of a valid Physician Assistant license and current registration, issued by the New York State Department of Education .
Master’s degree in Physician Assistant studies
If applicable, the individual performing this job may reasonably anticipate coming into contact with human blood and other potentially infectious materials. Individuals in this position are required to exercise universal precautions, use personal protective equipment and devices, and learn the policies concerning infection control.
Bon Secours Charity Medical Group
Bon Secours Charity Medical Group, part of Bon Secours Charity Health Systems (BSCHS), a regional network of more than 120 primary care physicians and specialists from a broad array of medical specialties. BSCHS, a member of WMCHealth Network, includes Good Samaritan Hospital in Suffern, NY, Bon Secours Community Hospital in Port Jervis, NY and St. Anthony Community Hospital in Warwick, NY.