Physician Assistant- Virtual ExpressCare – Telehealth – New York, New York – Full time

Physician Affiliate Group of NY

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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.

Virtual ExpressCare

The Virtual ExpressCare is a 24/7 telehealth service that offers a simple and easy way for our patients to access high-quality and affordable virtual urgent care services. The ability to meet patients where they are will allow NYC Health + Hospitals to deliver safe, competent care outside of the four walls of hospitals and health centers. Available through the website (ExpressCare.nyc) or through phone, vEC will serve as a major outlet of growth for NYC Health + Hospitals.

Reporting directly to the vExpressCare Chief of Service, the Physician Assistant (PA) will

Clinical Job Responsibilities and Benefits:

+ Provide direct patient care for Virtual ExpressCare service with an Urgent Care scope of practice. Patient care will be conducted through audio-visual and audio-only mediums.

+ Responds to visits from a variety of entry points, including 911 dispatch, 911 ambulances, Department of Homeless Services, other NYC clientele, and the general NYC population.

+ Responsible to evaluate patients, develop treatment plans, work with ExpressCare agents to coordinate follow-up care instructions, which may include orders for primary or specialty care and prescriptions, and to complete all clinical documentation. Additionally, PA's expected to consult with supervising medical provider when appropriate.

+ Remote work with flexible hours.

+ Ability to use modern technology and join a team focused on changing healthcare delivery.

Clinical Requirements:

+ Provide care under supervision of the Director of Service and Attending Physicians, performs diagnostic and therapeutic tasks to provide comprehensive patient care.

+ Successful completion of an approved physician assistant program and New York State Physician Assistant License.

+ NCCPA board certification or eligibility.

+ Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers certification BLS/CPR.

+ Attends orientation training and quarterly training refreshers, including emerging telehealth clinical evaluation tools and skills. Participates in ongoing clinical quality assurance review and performance improvement.

+ Maintain all appropriate approvals to prescribe and dispense drugs under applicable New York State and federal law.

+ Experience and comfort treating both pediatric and adult patient populations (all ages).

Telecommuting and Operational Requirements:

+ Must have professional etiquette and attire in a well-lit, private space without interruptions.

+ Providers are representing NYC Health + Hospitals while on shift to the service and attire and background only show NYC Health + Hospitals branding.

+ Must be available to immediately answer all calls during the shift.

+ Have secure broadband Internet access with a connection sufficient to stream high-definition content.

+ Have access to a mobile device with ability to receive phone and SMS messages for IT support and on-shift coordination.

+ While working offsite must be able to log into NYC Health + Hospitals VPN and Epic.

+ Complete required Epic training and can access ExpressCare module

+ Open-minded to using technology.

+ A valid New York State license and current registration to practice as a Physician Assistant

+ Current certification to practice as a Physician Assistant issued by the New York State Department of Education

+ Qualified by experience and demonstrated competency as determined by the governing state.

Proof of Covid 19 vaccination required prior to hire

+ Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

ID: 2022-7584

Department: Internal Medicine

External Company URL: http://pagny.org/

Street: 234 East 149th Street

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