Physician Assistant

Job ID
2020-12677
Campus
Einstein/Resnick - Bronx
Posting Date
5 months ago(2/28/2020 10:51 AM)
Employee Classification
1199 Union
Department
Medicine
Position Type
Regular Full-Time

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Function clinically under the general and direct supervision and responsibility of the Principal Investigator
  • Provide medical care to participants in a research study seeking treatment for opioid use disorder.
  • Perform evaluation and treatment procedures in response to medical emergencies.
  • Record appropriate documentation of care and provide care in accord with Division and research policies and procedures,
    regulatory agencies and current standards of medical practice.
  • Prescribe bupenorphine at syringe exchange programs located in two boroughs in New York City.
  • Work cooperatively in a team approach with other Clinic/Division and staff at syringe exchange programs to optimize
    communication and foster the provision of􀀃high quality care.
  • Report to the Principal Investigator with clinical matters.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

Experience and Educational Background
Bachelor's Degree and current registration in New York State as a Physician's Assistant by the New York State Education
Department required;
NCCPA certification – from the National Committee on Credentialing for Physician Assistants is preferred.

- Maintenance of appropriate CME’s for licensure;

- Clinical experience in a health facility as a Physician's Assistant is preferred;
- Spanish speaking desirable;
- Speaks clearly and expresses self well in one-on-one conversations and groups;
- 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.

This role requires unlimited access to the patients’ case records in order for its duties to be carried out.
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ABOUT US

Founded in 1955, the Albert Einstein College of Medicine (Einstein) is one of the nation’s premier institutions for medical education, basic research and clinical investigation. A full-time faculty of some 2,000 conducts research, teaches, and delivers health care in every major biomedical specialty. The college has some 730 medical students, 193 Ph.D. students, 106 MD/Ph.D. students and 275 postdoctoral fellows.

 

Einstein’s major strength, in addition to training physicians and scientists, is its science. During fiscal year 2015, the faculty’s consistently high level of scientific achievement resulted in the awarding of more than $150 million in peer-reviewed grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

 

Einstein is part of Montefiore Medicine Academic Health System, an integrated academic delivery system comprising seven campuses, including 8 hospitals, a multi-county ambulatory network, a new state-of-the art “hospital without beds”, a skilled nursing facility, school of nursing, home health agency, and the state’s first freestanding emergency department. As the University Hospital for the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore is a premier academic health system, employing Einstein’s clinical faculty and training Einstein’s medical students, over 1,300 residents, 420 allied health students, and 1,600 nursing students annually.

 

The Albert Einstein College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Einstein seeks candidates whose skills, and personal and professional experience, have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence, and the communities we serve.

 

The Physician Assistant provides medical care to research study participants.

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