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Physician Assistant - Cardiology


Physician Assistant - Cardiology

  • 531138
  • Medical Center
  • Medicine
  • Full Time
  • Opening on: Nov 16 2022
  • Grade 105
  • Job Type: Officer of Administration
  • Bargaining Unit: N/A
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • End Date if Temporary: N/A
  • Hours Per Week: 35
  • Salary Range: $120,000 - $125,000

Position Summary

The Physician Assistant (PA), in addition to clinical responsibilities, will be responsible for setting the strategy for the team as well as creating work flow efficiencies.  This includes ensuring there is clinical coverage at all clinic locations, ensuring that all PAs are crossed trained and able to cover each other.   Additionally, as new clinic locations are opened, the PA will be responsible for ensuring that the infrastructure is built to support patient’s needs.   


The PA will also be responsible for all Outpatient clinic responsibilities including (but not limited to):

  • Performing chart review prior to clinic days and assist in creating a patient summary
  • Educating patients and their families on conditions and treatment options including risks
  • Coordinating pre-operative testing
  • Reviewing results of pre-procedural and post-operative testing and communicating results to patients and families
  • Seeing patients during follow up visits
  • Participating in weekly coordination of care meetings
  • Helping to develop referral pathways and perform outreach to referring clinicians
  • Performing other responsibilities as directed

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master's degree from an accredited Physician Assistant program plus at least two years of experience in a hospital setting, preferably in cardiology.
  • NCCPA Certification.
  • Current NY State PA Licensure.
  • Current BCLS, DEA, and NPI certifications.
  • Must be able to manage multiple cross-functional communications and process in a timely manner.
  • Must have a high degree of professionalism in all communications.
  • Experience in managing complex schedules.

Other Requirements

  • The candidate must be able to work collaboratively within a diverse team of professionals and must be a highly organized and have proven leadership skills.
  • The candidate must have excellent communication skills and be able to work individually and as part of a team.  
  • The candidate must acknowledge that the patient is our highest priority.
  • Participation in Medical Surveillance Program.
  • Must successfully complete system training requirements.

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