Attending Physician

The Parker Jewish Institute for Healthcare and Rehabilitation, located in New Hyde Park, NY, is seeking an Attending Physician to join our team of dedicated specialists working in the Medical Department.

New Hyde Park, NY

Parker Jewish Institute

Since its inception in 1907 as a shelter for 25 indigent men and women, the Parker Jewish Institute has evolved into a nationally recognized 527-bed, non-profit center for the health care and rehabilitation of adults, and a comprehensive network of community health care programs for adults. It is also a leading academic campus for the training of health care professionals, and an important research center for studies related to aging. The Parker Jewish Institute is a teaching affiliate of Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Long Island Jewish Medical Center.

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Overview: The Parker Jewish Institute for Health Care and Rehabilitation, conveniently located on the Queens-Nassau County border in New Hyde Park, New York, is a non-profit health care facility that offers short term rehabilitation, sub-acute care and nursing home care, as well as community-based health care encompassing adult day health care, home health care, and a hospice program that serves terminally ill patients in their own homes or in nursing facilities, including Parker's nursing home.<br /> <p>Quality care means hiring quality people, and Parker Jewish Institute for Health Care and Rehabilitation has a longstanding reputation for excellence and innovation in resident and patient care.</p> <p>In addition to a friendly, collaborative environment and exciting career-growth opportunities, Parker Jewish Institute also offers these convenience factors:</p> <ul> <li>A modern, safe and secure campus conveniently located on the Queens/Nassau County border that is easily accessible by public transportation or auto</li> <li>Free parking</li> <li>A superb, low-cost employee cafeteria</li> <li>Central to excellent housing, superior school districts and excellent shopping</li> <li>A variety of nearby child care options, colleges and universities &nbsp;</li> </ul> Parker provides a competitive salary along with comprehensive benefits to include medical insurance, dental, vision, 401(k), paid time off and more.
Responsibilities: <p>In this role working alongside caring, dedicated, and experienced Medical leadership, the Attending Physician will report to the Senior Vice President of Medical Services, and is responsible for the delivery of appropriate, adequate, compassionate and quality medical care of assigned residents in coordination with other members of the health care team.</p> <p>The Key Responsibilities Will Include:</p> <ul> <li>Capable and competent to examine residents and deliver quality care in varied settings to include subacute, long term, rehab and outpatient care</li> <li>Ability to order diagnostic workups and tests and timely completion of medical records and discharge summaries in a timely manner</li> <li>Assist in resident/patient/family education and re-examine, re-evaluate and modify care plans as necessary, including maintaining proper documentation in resident charts</li> <li>Prescribe medication as necessary</li> <li>Review all diagnostic testing results and make recommendations to findings</li> <li>Ensure Encounter forms are completed accurately and in a timely manner</li> <li>Educate and supervisor rotating medical and physician assistant students</li> <li>Participate in on call monthly/weekend medical coverage</li> <li>Maintain continual medical education credits</li> </ul>
Requirements: <p><strong>POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Two (2) or more years of experience as an Attending Physician in a hospital with a geriatric population; or within a nursing home environment</li> <li>A medical degree from an accredited medical school</li> <li>Board certification (or eligibility) in a primary care specialty</li> <li>Completion of residency in Internal Medicine</li> <li>Eligibility for hospital admitting privileges</li> <li>Clean and active license to practice medicine in New York State</li> <li>Proficient in SigmaCare or another EMR (Electronic Medical Record) software</li> </ul>