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<strong>As the academic medical center and University Hospital for Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center is nationally recognized for clinical excellence&mdash;breaking new ground in research, training the next generation of healthcare leaders, and delivering science-driven, patient-centered care.</strong><br /><br /><strong>Montefiore is ranked among the top hospitals nationally and regionally by U.S. News &amp; World Report. For more than 100 years we have been innovating new treatments, new procedures and new approaches to patient care, producing stellar outcomes and raising the bar for medical centers in the region and around the world. As we build on this momentum, we continue to advance the practice of medicine and set the standard for excellence.</strong>

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Regular Full-Time

$133,960.00 - $165,110.00 yearly, DOE

Overview: <br />This vacancy will be posted on internal Career Website for 5 business days.<br /> <br />Associates are eligible to apply for a lateral transfer after completion of one (1) year of service in their present position, with the following exception: an Associate who has received a written warning is not eligible for a transfer/promotion prior to six (6) months from date of issuance; an Associate who has been suspended is not eligible for transfer/promotion prior to one (1) year from date of suspension. Part-time Associates who have completed their probationary period can move to full-time vacancies within their department provided such movement will not unreasonably reduce the operational efficiency of that department. Probationary period is three (3) months for full-time employees, and four (4) months for part-time employees who works more than 3/5 of the normal workweek.<br /><br /> <br />We are currently seeking Physician Assistants to join our esteemed UBA-WeCARE Program, a subsidiary of Montefiore Health System. WeCARE provides a continuum of services to help New York City &ndash; Department of Social Services &ndash; Human Resources Administration (NYC -DSS- HRA) referred cash assistance clients with medical and/or mental health conditions that affect their employability to attain their maximum levels of self-sufficiency. Individuals referred to WeCARE receive medical and psychosocial assessments to identify possible clinical and mental health conditions and social barriers that may affect their ability to participate in work-related activities. Based on the results of the assessments, a determination of an individual's functional capacity (FCO) is made and a customized service plan by our team is developed to provide a range of services tailored to meet a client's particular needs. An individual will be referred for a medical evaluation performed by a Physician Assistant only in certain circumstances, such as when a client disagrees with a functional capacity outcome (FCO) determination or when an FCO cannot be determined from the assessment. The Physician Assistant will function independently with physician and Medical Director oversight. As a part of our amazing team, you will be collaborating with physicians, psychologists, social workers, rehabilitation counselors, and substance use counselors.<br /> <p><strong>Benefits:</strong></p> <ul> <li>401(k)</li> <li>Dental insurance</li> <li>Employee assistance program</li> <li>Employee discount</li> <li>Health insurance</li> <li>Life insurance</li> <li>Paid time off</li> <li>Parental leave</li> <li>Referral program</li> <li>Tuition reimbursement</li> <li>Vision insurance</li> <li>Excellent 1199 Benefits</li> </ul> <br />
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Obtaining medical histories</li> <li>Performing physical examinations</li> <li>Writing medical evaluation reports</li> <li>Interpreting diagnostic tests</li> <li>Formulating medical and mental health diagnoses</li> <li>Evaluating the need for work limitations or accommodations</li> <li>Making determinations of functional capacity with written justifications</li> <li>Provide clinical guidance for Social Security Administration disability applications, that are prepared by WeCARE Staff</li> <li>Provide medical history summary support letters for clients applying for disability with the Social Security Administration</li> <li>Retrieve medical documentation from electronic medical record systems such as EPIC</li> </ul> <br /> <br />
Requirements: <ul> <li>Master's Degree</li> <li>Graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant program</li> <li>Registered as a Physician Assistant in New York State</li> </ul> <p><strong>Healthcare setting:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Clinic</li> <li>Outpatient</li> </ul> <p><strong>Medical specialties:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Family Medicine</li> <li>Internal Medicine</li> <li>Physical &amp; Rehabilitation Medicine</li> <li>Primary Care</li> </ul> <br /> <br />