Physician

6 days left

Location
New York City, New York
Posted
Nov 04, 2021
Closes
Dec 05, 2021
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

Physician

Queens, NY

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 throughout New York City. With 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, we believe our highly skilled practitioners do more than just diagnose and treat; we uplift the spirits and dignity of patients because we love what we do, and it shows.

With approximately 65,000 admissions per year and 10,000 average daily population, the NYC jail system is among the largest in the nation. The Division of Correctional Health Services (CHS) of New York Health + Hospitals (H+H) is responsible for the delivery of medical care, mental health care and discharge planning within the jail system.

Under the direction of the Site Medical Director the highly trained Physician we seek will provide clinical care and triage, as well as other medical services to our patients. He/she will also supervise a team of Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners.

Responsibilities include:

  • Completing comprehensive histories and physicals on all new admissions including completion of master problem list (MPL) with diagnosis, lab, and EKG contraindication form and medication list where applicable
  • Performing S.O.A.P. notes on patients requesting sick call, schedule follow-ups and update medication orders. Update any deficiencies on the MPL
  • Diagnosing and treating acute and chronic illness
  • Evaluating the need for consult services and submitting the prioritized consult when indicated
  • Reviewing all on island/off-island specialty consult clinic and hospital returns. Evaluates the recommendations to ensure that the standard of care is met and implements the recommendations of the consultant
  • Responding to emergencies and fire drills on a priority basis and in a timely and professional manner
  • Being familiar with performance indicators (P.I.) and taking appropriate measures to comply with these standards
  • Performing chart reviews and summaries on all transfers. Updates the MPL, rewrites medication orders and resubmits consults as needed
  • Requesting radiology exams, lab-tests, and EKG’s when indicated and interpreting these results in conjunction with the patient’s clinical status
  • Notifying Urgicare for 3 hour/EMS runs
  • Completing and submitting all encounter forms on a daily basis
  • Witnesses, signs and documents patient healthcare refusals
  • Generating medical modifications as needed
  • Maintaining clinical competency by reviewing PHS protocols, current medical literature and C.M.E.’s
  • Providing clinical supervision for P.A.’s/N.P.’s which includes co-signing of notes and medication orders
  • Ensuring that standard of care is maintained
  • Adhering to policies and procedures of CHS and be familiar with them by reviewing them as needed
  • Attending all mandatory in-services
  • Complying with and maintaining Employee Health requirements

Qualifications include:

  • Medical doctor with 3 to 5 years of directly related experience, which may include residency in a directly related medical specialty
  • Registered to practice medicine in the State of New York and have Federal DEA, BCLS or ACLS, and Infection Control Certification, Medical Specialty License or Certification
  • Board Certified or Board Eligible in Specified Area of Medical Specialty
  • Proof of Covid-19 vaccination will be required prior to hire

We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package. For immediate confidential consideration, please email your CV to: Shontaine Knight – Healthcare Recruiter, at: knights@pagny.org, or apply online at: https://www.pagny.org/careers/medicine/queens/6122

 

Physician Affiliate Group of New York

www.pagny.org

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V