DUTIES: The Division of Critical Care Pediatrics at University Hospital of Brooklyn, SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University is seeking a Per Diem Physician's Assistant. The Physician Assistant will be responsible for providing patient care to children admitted to the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU), NS 43. The successful candidate will be responsible for, but not limited to the following: - Perform admission history and physical exam on all patients. - Follow all assigned patients in the PICU and recognize both gross and subtle clinical changes. - Choose appropriate tests and procedures in a logical fashion. - Perform technical procedures ( L.P, starting I.V, blood drawing, etc.). - Maintain currency and closure of medical records. - Provide patient care duties, as assigned. - Preform operational duties, as assigned. (DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ARE NOT LIMITED TO THE ABOVE POSITION DESCRIPTION) QUALIFICATIONS: - Physician Assistant Certificate and a minimum of one year of experience caring for hospitalized patients. - NYS licensure required. - Bachelor's Degree preferred. Additional Info: *Please include the five digit line number and job title in the subject line and body of your email submission. *The shift for this per diem position is variable days and hours.Closing Date: Open Until Filled STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY / AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER
Internal Number: 52602
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SUNY Downstate's College of Medicine, Health Related Professions, Nursing and its School of Graduate Studies offer students a broad professional education that will prepare them for practice or careers in any location and community. This education provides exceptional opportunities for those students with a commitment to promoting health in urban communities and addressing the complex challenges of investigating and preventing diseases that confront clinicians, educators, and researchers in such an environment. This special aspect of Downstate's unique mission is reflected in the students it attracts and selects, the vast majority of whom are drawn from the New York City Metropolitan area. Many of these students are members of minority and cultural groups underrepresented in the health professions, and/or come from families of first-generation immigrants or from economically disadvantaged backgrounds.