Physician Assistant - OB/GYN
New York, New York, United States
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Job Summary

Occupation Physician Assistant
Specialty Obstetrics & Gynecology
Degree Required MPAS/MHS/MMSc/MPH
Position Type Permanent/Full-Time
Work Environment Hospital Clinic/Private Practice
Location Bronx, New York, United States
Visa Sponsorship No

Job Description

Last Update: 1/21/23

Physician Affiliate Group of New York (PAGNY) is one of the largest multi-disciplinary groups in the country whose main purpose is to nurture and embolden the healthcare providers who take care of the most fragile and vulnerable patients in New York City. PAGNY people do more than diagnose and treat; we uplift the spirits and dignity of patients because we love what we do, and it shows. PAGNY is committed to recruiting and retaining productive and enthusiastic physicians and promotes our health professionals’ wellness.

PAGNY is comprised of over 4,000 physicians and healthcare professionals who provide services to NYC Health + Hospitals (H+H), the largest public health system in the United States. Our practitioners are highly skilled professionals with outstanding credentials who deliver the highest level of quality healthcare to patients throughout New York City.

NYC Health + Hospitals/North Central Bronx handle more than 156,000 outpatient visits, more than 50,000 emergency room visits and more than 7,500 admissions annually in the 232-bed facility. The hospital maintains an academic affiliation with the James J. Peters VA Medical Center.

Responsibilities:
  • The Physician Assistant in the Department takes history and conducts physical examinations on patients assigned to his or her care in both hospital and ambulatory settings.


    • Physician Assistants attend clinical conferences as required by JCAHO and present cases in departmental grand rounds.
    • Participates in department Performance Improvement activities.
    • Physician Assistants will contribute strong efforts in ensuring patient satisfaction as well as improving patient census in the department.
    • Physician Assistant will ensure compliance with JCAHO standards and follow all approved policies and procedures.


    Obstetrics:

    •When assigned to the Obstetric Triage Labor & Delivery area – the physician assistant will be supervised by the attending physician. Similarly, physician assistants assigned to the antepartum and postpartum units will evaluate and discharge patients under the supervision of the attending physician.

    Gynecology:

    Physician Assistants assigned to Gynecology will admit and discharge patients under the supervision of attending physicians. Duties also include:

    • Assistance in the operating room.
    • Evaluating patients in the Emergency Room
    • Performance and interpretation of routine tests as required.
    • Insertion and maintenance of IV lines, urinary catheters, nasogastric tubes O2 masks.
    • Intrapartum follow-up of patients and participation in uncomplicated vaginal deliveries.
    • Writing orders requiring countersignature of attending physician.
Qualifications:
  • Satisfactory completion of an approved educational program of Physician Assistant Training.
  • New York State Licensure
  • Certification by the NCPPA
  • Proof of Covid-19 vaccination required prior to hire

Benefits include:

  • Competitive compensation package
  • 10% 401K company contribution after one year of service
  • Choice of a three-tiered nearly FREE medical plan
  • Excellent dental insurance including orthodontics coverage
  • Generous paid time off program
  • CME days and dollars
  • Medical Malpractice policy coverage

Compensation:

• Min USD: $120,000.00 Annually
• Max USD: $120,000.00 Annually

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V