PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT I

We are currently looking for a Certified Physician Assistant to join the nephrology team and the senior Physician Assistant (PA) at Montefiore Medical Center collaborating with renal attendings and other healthcare providers for assessing, evaluating, treating and facilitating care for admitted patients requiring dialysis. 
 
Medical services rendered by the PA include assessment of the patient with history and physical examination, review of medical data including labs, x-rays, dialysis access.  The PA will obtain acute dialysis access as needed (training provided for placement of acute femoral shiley).  Additional duties include collaborating with vascular surgery and interventional radiology regarding permanent dialysis access (arteriovenous fistula and grafts). 
 
The PA will round on medical floor with renal attending to assess dialysis patients and dialysis needs.  The PA will care for patient while on dialysis in the dialysis unit attending to emergencies (hypotension, hypertension, bleeding, hypoglycemia, syncope, fever).  The PA will initiate appropriate treatment addressing these emergencies, including treatment of blood pressure, glycemic control, and sepsis. 
 
The PA will also participate in training the new renal fellows, including teaching placement of femoral dialysis access using ultrasound-guided placement, and familiarizing with dialysis procedure. 
 
The PA will participate in Quality Improvement Initiatives (CQI) monthly meeting, and weekly disposition planning. 
 
Position available is for Thursday, Friday, and Saturday from 6am – 6pm, schedule to be coordinated with colleague.  No on-call or Sunday hours.  Holidays off per hospital holiday schedule. 

 

Department: Medicine Bargaining Unit: Non Union Campus: MOSES  Employment Status: Regular Full-Time Address: 111 East 210th Street, Bronx
Shift: Day Scheduled Hours: 6 AM-6:30 PM Req ID: 90184 

 

Montefiore is an equal employment opportunity employer. Montefiore will recruit, hire, train, transfer, promote, layoff and discharge associates in all job classifications without regard to their race, color, religion, creed, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, gender, actual or presumed disability, history of disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic predisposition or carrier status, pregnancy, military status, marital status, or partnership status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

 

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Company
Montefiore Medical Center
Posted
03/27/2018
Type
Full time
Location
BRONX, New York, US