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Regular Full-Time

Overview: <p>The practice of a physician assistant shall include medical services within the education, training and experience of the physician assistant that are delegated by the supervising physician.&nbsp;</p> <p>This position would oversee the coordination of Geriatricians' patient schedules; oversee the surgical scheduling process as it pertains to the Wakefield campus joint replacement co-management clearance process; oversee any and all Quality Improvement initiatives and projects. Responsibilities may also include overseeing completion and submission of routine and special reports, oversee various research protocols; data preparation for departmental studies and/or projects. This position would assist in the development and implementation of policies and procedures; liaison between department staff; nursing units, referring physicians, house staff officers and secretarial staff.<br /><br /></p> <p>Medical services rendered by physician assistants may include, but are not limited to, obtaining patient histories and performing physical examinations; ordering and/or performing diagnostic and therapeutic procedures; formulating a diagnosis; developing and implementing a treatment plan; monitoring the effectiveness of therapeutic interventions; assisting at surgery; offering counseling and education to meet patient needs; making appropriate referrals.&nbsp;</p> <p>The activities listed above may be performed in any setting authorized by the supervising physician, including but not limited to, clinics, hospitals, nursing homes and other institution settings.<br /><br /></p> <p><strong>Department:</strong>&nbsp;Orthopedic Surgery<strong>&nbsp;Bargaining Unit:&nbsp;</strong>1199<strong>&nbsp;Campus:&nbsp;</strong>WAKEFIELD<strong>&nbsp;Employment Status:&nbsp;</strong>Regular Full-Time<strong>&nbsp;Address:&nbsp;</strong>600 East 233rd Street, Bronx&nbsp;<strong>Shift:&nbsp;</strong>Day<strong>&nbsp;Scheduled Hours:&nbsp;</strong>HOURS VARY<strong>&nbsp;Req ID:&nbsp;</strong>216165&nbsp;<strong>Salary Range/Pay Rate:</strong>&nbsp;$75.62&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>The clinician&nbsp;will integrate management/leadership skills into daily clinical/administrative practice.</li> <li>Responsible for developing and implementing policies, protocols, and procedures that will ensure efficiency.</li> <li>The clinician's responsibilities include&nbsp;working with all clinical staff within the joint replacement center at Montefiore, including office staff, preoperative clinical staff as well as staff on the inpatient unit, as well as patients and their family members.</li> <li>The clinician&nbsp;will&nbsp;communicate with Internal Medicine/Co-management physicians as well as communicate with patient's physicians within or outside the Montefiore system, as well as office staff,&nbsp;to coordinate and obtain pertinent health information as needed to assess and medically clear each patient for surgery.</li> <li>The clinician&nbsp;will be responsible for teaching, regarding preoperative education when needed.</li> <li>The clinician will be responsible for performance improvement and research activities, maintaining professional practice standards and clinical expertise, and demonstrate leadership skills. The clinician will demonstrate core and unit specific competencies, based on the patient population served.</li> <li>Manage Geriatrician pre-operative assessment schedules as well as the operative schedules. This will ensure a smooth process for the patient with minimal cancellations.</li> <li>The clinician&nbsp;contributes to the actualization of the philosophy and objectives of the department of orthopedic surgery, and the Montefiore Center for joint replacement surgery. They&nbsp;participate&nbsp;in performance improvement and research activities, and maintains professional practice standards and clinical expertise.</li> <li>The clinician&nbsp;will assist the medical team in performing complete preoperative medical evaluations for patients who will be undergoing orthopedic surgery. This will include physical assessment, ordering specific lab tests, interpretation of lab data, assessment of patient's current medications, as well as recommendations for any changes of medication therapy preoperative. The clinician/coordinator will understand and utilize guidelines that will ensure patient's safety for surgical procedures and anesthesia. The clinician must be self-directed and semi-autonomous.&nbsp;</li> <li>Participate in the department's performance improvement activities. Navigate multi-disciplinary staff through established process improvement initiatives using proper methodologies.</li> <li>Participate in recruitment and training of PA students; participate in developing policies and procedures.</li> <li>Represent the leadership of the department on committees, acting as the liaison of the department to other clinical and non-clinical departments.&nbsp;</li> </ul>
Requirements: <ul> <li>Bachelor's Degree required, Master's Degree preferred.</li> <li>Valid Physician Assistant Certification and NYS License.</li> <li>Physical assessment skills, EMR proficiency.</li> <li>Ability to treat medically complex patients, both pre-operatively and post-operatively.</li> <li>Managing multiple schedules simultaneously.</li> <li>Coordinating and reconciling patient care with outside clinical entities.</li> <li>Prioritizing care based on clinical needs of patients (inpatient and outpatient).</li> </ul> <br /><br /> <p>For positions that have only a rate listed, the displayed&nbsp;rate is the hiring&nbsp;rate but could be subject to change based on shift differential, experience, education or other relevant factors.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>To learn more about the &ldquo;Montefiore Difference&rdquo; &ndash; who we are at Montefiore and all that we have to offer our associates, please click&nbsp;<strong><a href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">here</a>.&nbsp;</strong></p> <p>​</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Diversity, equity and inclusion are core values of Montefiore. We are committed to recruiting and creating an environment in which associates feel empowered to thrive and be their authentic selves through our inclusive culture. We welcome your interest and invite you to join us.&nbsp;</strong></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>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&nbsp;disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic predisposition or carrier status, pregnancy, military status, marital status,&nbsp;or partnership status, or any other characteristic protected by law.&nbsp;</strong></p> <p>&nbsp;</p>