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Hep C Physician Assistant at AECOM

Physician Assistant

Job ID: 2014-7055

Campus: Einstein/Resnick – Bronx

Posting Date: 5/2/2014

Employee Classification : 1199 Union

Department: Division of Substance Abuse

ABOUT:

Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University (Einstein) is one of the nation’s premier institutions for medical education, basic research and clinical investigation, and proud home to more than 3,000 faculty and staff, 750 medical students and 245 PhD students, including 116 students in the combined MD/PhD programs.  As a longstanding national leader in biomedical research, Einstein has 300+ research laboratories and in 2012 the National Institutes of Health awarded Einstein $160 million in funding. Einstein offers challenging, exciting, and rewarding careers for highly talented individuals who are dedicated to advancing pioneering educational and research initiatives. We pride ourselves in our humanitarian mission of serving the community and promoting an academic and working culture that is both supportive and collaborative.  At Einstein, science is truly at the heart of medicine. Link here to review Einstein stories in the media and watch a video of Einstein’s history, recent successes and innovative plans for the future. Founded in 1886, Yeshiva University has a strong tradition of combining Jewish scholarship with academic excellence and achievement in the liberal arts, sciences, medicine, law, business, social work, Jewish studies, education and psychology. Since welcoming our first class in 1955, Einstein has been an integral part of Yeshiva University, an institution that offers rewarding and challenging employment opportunities to qualified candidates in a wide range of disciplines. The University offers an excellent compensation package, and a broad range of employee benefit plans, including immediate participation in the University’s retirement plan. Staff members are typically eligible for four weeks paid vacation each year.  Additionally, there is a shuttle to nearby subway locations.

THE POSITION:

The Division of Substance Abuse (DoSA) of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the Bronx is the largest medical-school-affiliated addiction treatment program in the United States. Our mission is improving the quality of life for the people in the Bronx community while advancing the science of substance abuse treatment. We are looking for a Physician Assistant to join our highly regarded and innovative substance abuse treatment program. The Physician’s Assistant functions as part of a multidisciplinary team of Physicians, Nurses, Social Workers and Counselors.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Function clinically under the general and direct supervision and responsibility of the Clinic Physician
  • Provide medical care to patients which include annual and periodic physical examinations, well patient care, care of acutely ill patients and continuity care for those with chronic illness
  • Perform evaluation and treatment procedures in response to medical emergencies
  • Record appropriate documentation of care and provide care in accord with Division policies and procedures, regulatory agencies and current standards of medical practice
  • Perform phlebotomy, PPD placement/reading, immunization and other ambulatory laboratory testing as indicated.
  • Assist in the dispensing of medication, including methadone, when necessary
  • Work cooperatively in a team approach with other Clinic/Division staff to optimize communication and foster the provision of high quality care
  • Participate in CQI activities and division educational initiatives
  • Report to the Clinic Administrator with regard to administrative matters and the Clinic Physician for clinical matters
  • Develops effective written communications and uses them appropriately
  • Interacts and proactively shares information with internal and external contacts where appropriate
  • Develops effective relationships with peers, students and employees
  • Assumes responsibility to ensure issues/concerns will be addressed and monitors them through conclusion
  • Identifies, defines and analyzes information and situations before recommending a course of action
  • Effectively manages own time and resources
  • Seeks to apply technology and innovation to improve efficiency and solve problems
  • Maintenance of appropriate CME’s for licensure
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:

Experience and Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Valid NYS Physician’s Assistant License required
  • NCCPA certification preferred
  • Clinical experience in a health facility as a Physician’s Assistant preferred

Skills and Competencies

  • Bilingual Spanish/English desirable
  • Speaks clearly and expresses self well in one-on-one conversations and groups

To Apply:

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