Physician Assistant (36521)

Weill Cornell Medicine University

New York City, NY

ID: 7067174
Posted: June 24, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Position Summary
Responsible for coordination and direct patient care of patients in an outpatient setting, with some inpatient coordination. This position performs medical histories, physical exams, ECGs and other clinical care and documents all finding appropriately. This position is also responsible for reviewing clinical charts for the QAPI program and organizing cases for Liver Tumor Board.

Job Responsibilities
Obtains initial histories and performs physical examinations. Documents clinical findings in patient medical record. Develops and implements plan of care in conjunction with supervising physician.
Issues prescriptions for drugs, devices and immunizations as indicated.
Provides health education counseling to patients and families. Answers questions about disease and treatment plan.
Coordinates care of established patients: coordinates the ongoing care of established patients ensuring that diagnostic testing and sub specialty consultations and all follow up appointments are completed on a timely basis.
Responds to patient phone calls, answers questions and refers questions to physician as appropriate.
Acts as a "physician extender" during clinical encounters in both an outpatient and inpatient setting. Provides clinical services and care in conjunction with collaborating physician.
Establishes and maintains a clinical and research database. Assists physician with the coordination of clinical trials.
Prescreens and triages all new patients prior to scheduling of appointments: collects relevant medical materials including scans and records from outside hospitals and physicians.
Coordinates the scheduling of appointments for new patients with multiple medical subspecialties; reviews and summarizes clinical information of the obtained history materials prior to the appointment; shares same with multi-specialty care team.
Establishes and maintains educational materials; and supports programs for patients and their families.
Bachelor's Degree in related field
Approximately 2 or more years of related work experience in an acute care clinical setting.

Prior experience with coordinating clinical protocols desired.

Master's degree preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills.
Licenses and Certifications
Current New York State Physician Assistant License & Registration
Certification from the National Commission of Physician Assistants, Inc
BLS certification, issued by the American Heart Association.
Current ACLS or PALS (if applicable)


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