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Lead Physician Assistant - Cardiology

Physician Affiliate Group of New York (PAGNY)

Last Updated: 5/08/22

Job Description

NYC Health + Hospitals/Kings County operates a world-renowned Level 1 Trauma Center, one of only three in the borough, which serves 2.6 million residents of Brooklyn and Staten Island.NYC Health + Hospitals/Kings County maintains close relationships with NYC Health + Hospitals’ diagnostic, post-acute, and long-term care centers. The hospital is academically affiliated with SUNY Downstate Medical Center.

Responsibilities:

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Cardiovascular Medicine Out-patient Services and Non-invasive Lab

The qualified candidate for this position will be expected to provide direct patient care, as well as coordinate clinical care in the outpatient Cardiovascular Medicine Sub-specialty clinics and the Cardiac Non-invasive procedure lab.

Under the supervision of the Medical Director for the Heart Health Center, supervises the mid-level providers, ensuring a seamless flow of work to meet the patient care demands.

AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITIES

Patient Care:

· Perform Physical examination and obtain Medical history; computerized ordering of Laboratory tests, ECG’s., Chest- X-rays, etc… in the Cardiac Subspecialty Clinics under attending physician supervision.

· Evaluate and interpret patient medications, Laboratory and test results

· Learning and developing the ability to coordinate and facilitate referrals and follow-up for Cardiac procedures (i.e. Cardiac Catheterization, Electrophysiology Studies, Cardiac device, Cardiothoracic Surgery).

· Learn to coordinate and facilitate Performance Improvement projects and methods

· Learn to perform Cardiac procedures, (i.e. Stress Tests, Stress Echocardiography and Tilt Table Testing), in the non-invasive Cardiovascular laboratory

· Assist in coordinating and facilitating patient flow in the Cardiovascular Fellows’ Clinic and daily clinics

· Perform inpatient cardiovascular consults under the attending physician supervision

· Serve as a day to day contributor for Heart Failure Program which includes performing and coordinating Performance improvement projects, maintaining the registry

· Serve as a liaison for VNS for the Heart Failure Program including maintaining a database and meeting with VNS

· Coordinate and facilitate referrals and return follow up for the following cardiac procedures for outpatients: cardiac catheterization, cardiothoracic surgery, electrophysiology studies, and cardiac device placement.

· Coordinate events to promote awareness cardiovascular disease, heart failure, and cardiac screening for staff and the community

· Develop, organize, and maintain databases for referrals to BHC for non-invasive and CT surgery monthly

· Develop, organize and maintain database for cardiac device patients monthly.

· Serve as the liaison for Community Provider Project, place orders for community providers for noninvasive laboratory

· General supervision of the technical and/or ancillary staff which will include work assignments, scheduling and supervision.

Qualifications:

  • Physician Assistant

    Board Certification

    NYS Professional License

    ACLS and BLC Certification

Proof of Covid 19 vaccination required prior to hire

EOE M/F/D/V

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Company Details

New York, New York, United States
PAGNY (Physician Affiliate Group of New York) is one of the largest multi-specialty disciplinary groups in the country.  Our main purpose is to nurture and embolden the healthcare providers who take care of the most fragile and vulnerable patients in New York City.  Affiliated with NYC Health & Hospitals, PAGNY people do more than diagnose and treat; we uplift the spirits a...