Attending Physician(AS)-L III

Employer
NYC Health + Hospitals
Location
New York, New York
Closing date
Dec 23, 2022

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Specialty
Geriatrics
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
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Job Title

Attending Physician(AS)-L III

 

Department

OFFICE OF MED AND PROF AFFAIRS

 

Location

McKinney Center

 

Hire In Rate

$145,478.00

(for employees new to HHC)

 

Salary Range:

$138,122.00

$195,000.00

 

Job ID: 64195


About NYC Health + Hospitals:
NYC Health + Hospitals/McKinney provides high quality short-term rehabilitation and long-term skilled nursing care in a comfortable person-centered setting. The McKinney Team commit themselves to the delivery of  compassionate, comprehensive services in manner that promotes the dignity and respect of our residents. Each resident has a qualified and caring team of physicians, nurses, dieticians, and therapists dedicated to his/her physical, mental, and emotional well-being.    It is our goal to provide all residents with the best possible experience during their stay with us.

Job Description:

   
  • Provide medical management for geriatric and non-geriatric nursing facility residents including primary care, management of acute illness, and transition of care. 
  • Coordinate behavioral health services for individuals with maladaptive behaviors.
  • Carry a patient case load.
  • Participate in cross coverage for absences of other team members. 
  • Participate in weekend and holiday coverage and off-site telephone coverage on a rotational basis.
  • Perform medical assessment for new admissions and readmissions and write orders for required medications, treatments, diagnostic studies and other necessary care and treatment.
  • Perform required physician visits based on resident need, facility policies and regulatory requirements.
  • Write timely orders and progress notes.
  • Initiate referrals for consultant and specialty services as required and write orders for services needed.
  • Write orders for rehabilitation services.
  • Participate in advance directives planning with the resident and representatives and write related orders.
  • Participates in discharge planning/transition planning process and provides medical documentation as required.
  •  Facilitate the emergency discharge of residents to acute hospitals as well as planned discharges for medical treatment
  • Participate in interdisciplinary rounding and meetings.
  • Actively involved in the unit and facility performance improvement process.
  • Provide medical leadership for team-coordinated Quality Assurance Performance Improvement initiatives
  • Other assignments as designated by the Chief Medical Officer.


Minimum Qualifications:

1.   Graduation from an approved school of medicine; and
2.   Possession of a valid license to practice medicine in New York State.

Physicians Practicing in a Specialty Area
1.   Graduation from an approved school of medicine; and
2.   Possession of a valid license to practice medicine in New York State; and
3.   Current Board Certification issued by the appropriate American Specialty Board.



Assignment Level II / III
Physicians Practicing General Medicine
1.   Graduation from an approved school of medicine; and
2.   Possession of a valid license to practice medicine in New York State; and
3.   Five (5) years of full-time licensed experience as a physician practicing general medicine acceptable to the Medical Board of the hospital.

Physicians Practicing in a Specialty Area
1.   Graduation from an approved school of medicine; and
2.   Possession of a valid license to practice medicine in New York State; and
3.   Current Board Certification issued by the appropriate American Specialty Board; and
4.   Five (5) years of full-time licensed experience as a physician practicing in her/his field of specialty acceptable to the Medical Board of the hospital.

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