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Physician Assistant Inpatient - Medicine Hematology/Oncology

Weill Medical College of Cornell University

New York, NY
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Weill Medical College of Cornell University
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Job Title Physician Assistant Inpatient - Medicine Hematology/Oncology

JobID 166

Location: New York, NY

Description Position Summary
Under the direction of the Supervising Physician, Chief Physician Assistant or Director of Physician Assistant Services performs history and physical examinations. Establishes a presumptive diagnosis and performs a general work.up including the ordering of appropriate laboratory studies. Under supervision, is responsible for the patient’s medical issues following the diagnosis. May assist medical staff with pre, intra. and post.operative surgical activities and research projects in assigned area.
Job Responsibilities
+ Attends daily rounds and provides post.operative care on floor by checking for signs of post.operative complications, changing dressings, removing sutures.

+ Assists the physician as directed in the training of health personnel in diagnostic, therapeutic and clinic techniques. Participates in appropriate continuing education programs.

+ May perform research activities including assisting at laboratory surgery, collection and reporting of data. Retrieves and reviews charts and analyzes data for research projects. Prepares and dictates patient summaries of hospitalization.

+ Initiate appropriate noninvasive laboratory, radiological and special examinations or tests required for the evaluation of illness. May provide pre.surgical patient care for diagnosis and writing pre.operative orders.

+ Scrub, start IV’s, monitor equipment and alert surgeon to changes in patient’s condition, and may close skin after operation. Tends to the patient in the Recovery Room or Intensive Care Unit. May provide post.operative instructions to patients.

+ Perform minor surgery or clinical procedures under the supervision of the responsible physician. May cleanse and debride wounds.

+ Perform examinations on patients; consults with the patient’s physician; establishes a diagnosis and initiates the work up of the patient by ordering laboratory studies. Responsible for management of the patient’s medical issues following diagnosis.

+ Provide appropriate adjustment of medications for patients in accordance with established protocols or specific instructions from the responsible physician. Order oral and parental medications for patients under the care of the supervising physician.

+ Communicate with patients & families regarding their medical issues following consultation with the physician. Provide counseling & instruction regarding. Collaborate with other caregivers to ensure continuity of patient care
+ Bachelor's Degree in related field
Approximately 2 years of clinical experience as a PA in a physician practice or hospital setting, preferably within a related specialty.
Up to one year of post.degree course work and/or an internship and less than one year of previous experience may be considered.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
+ Demonstrated experience in communicating, and developing relationships, with clinical staff and ancillary services.
Licenses and Certifications
+ Current New York State Physician Assistant License

+ Certification from the National Commission of Physician Assistants, Inc
Working Conditions/Physical Demands

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