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Practice Physician Assistant - Orthopedics

Req Number 0026IE
Job Description
Physician Assistant performs a variety of functions and technical procedures necessary for admission, assessment, diagnosis, treatment, follow-up and outcome evaluation. Participates in performance improvement, research and educational activities.
Responsibilities include :
+ Takes initial patient histories and performs physical examinations.
+ Initiates, documents and communicates the plan of care and follows-up to ensure complete screening and preparation of patients.
+ Performs daily patient rounds.
+ Writes orders for medications, laboratory work and diagnostic tests. Interprets laboratory and test results.
+ Confers with attending physicians, residents, nursing staff and/or other care providers to ensure optimum quality of patient care.
+ Upon discharge, notes discharge summaries, prescriptions and any referrals on patient charts. Informs patients of the necessary post-discharge care instructions.
+ Performs related duties, as required.
+ ADA Essential Functions
Qualifications
+ Bachelor's Degree, required.
+ Graduate of an accredited (Accreditation Review Committee for Physician Assistant Programs (ARC-PA) program, required.
+ Licensed Physician Assistant (LPA) by the New York State Department of Education, required.
+ Current NCCPA Certification from the National Commission on the Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA), required.
+ Current BLS certification, required.
Our Culture
Transforming care, optimizing patient satisfaction and creating better patient outcomes are just some of the things our talented team members are doing at Northwell Health each and every day. As a culture committed to providing our customers with the highest quality service, we stand behind our core values: Patients first; Caring; Excellence; Innovation; Integrity and Teamwork. It is our commitment and our culture that sets us apart from others and is the cornerstone of everything we do. Join an organization whose team members are valued, cared for and offered continuous opportunities to grow. Click on the link to learn more about us: https://www.northwell.edu/about/vision-and-leadership/vision-and-leadership-mission-statement
_Please note: Northwell Health is a smoke-free environment._ _Smoking and the use of tobacco products is strictly prohibited anywhere on campus, including parking lots and outdoor areas on the premises. Free smoking cessation programs and quit medications are offered to team members who wish to quit through the Northwell Health Center for Tobacco Control._

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