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Job Title: Physician Assistant-Physical Medicine & Rehab

Company: WMC Advanced Physician Services PC

City/State: Valhalla, NY

Category: Advanced Clinical Providers

Department: Physiatry

Position: Full Time

Hours: m-f 9-5:30pm

Shift: Day

Req #: 18080

Job Details:

Physician Assistant-Physical Medicine and Rehab

Job Summary:

The Physician Assistant (PA) is responsible for practicing medicine with physician supervision including conducting examinations and writing prescriptions. Within physician–physician assistant relationship, PAs exercise autonomy in medical decision making and provide a broad range of diagnostic and therapeutic services. May practice in several primary care areas including family medicine, internal medicine, pediatrics, and obstetrics/gynecology as well as surgery and surgical subspecialties. May include responsibility for education, research, and administrative services.

Responsibilities:

Conducts physical examinations, assesses health status, orders and interprets tests, prescribes medications, and treats illnesses including giving injections and suturing wounds Consults with physicians as needed and refers to physicians for more complicated medical cases or cases that are not a routine part of a PA’s scope of work Monitors therapies and provides continuity of care Triages patient calls and evaluates patient problems, and responds to emergencies including use of CPR Counsels patients and patient’s family on preventive health care Documents patient information and care in medical record and may maintain department statistical database for research purposes Conducts follow-up examinations of patients Documents patients charts and maintains detailed records of patient treatment Performs related duties as assigned by the medical staff Qualifications/Requirements:

Experience:

One year of experience as a Physician Assistant.

Education:

Graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant Program

Licenses / Certifications:

Current New York State Physician Assistant license, Current BLS and ACLS Certification Company Information The Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) is a 1,900-bed healthcare system headquartered in Valhalla, New York, with 10 hospitals on seven campuses spanning 6,200 square miles of the Hudson Valley. WMCHealth employs more than 12,000 people and has nearly 3,000 attending physicians. From Level 1, Level 2 and Pediatric Trauma Centers, the region’s only acute care children’s hospital, an academic medical center, several community hospitals, dozens of specialized institutes and centers, skilled nursing, assisted living facilities, homecare services and one of the largest mental health systems in New York State, today WMCHealth is the pre-eminent provider of integrated healthcare in the Hudson Valley. For further consideration, please contact Andrea Ruggiero, Advanced Clinical Recruiter, via email Andrea.Ruggiero@WMCHealth.org.