The New York Campus of the VA New Harbor Healthcare System has immediate opportunities available in this state-of-the-art facility. We are currently seeking Physician Assistants to join our Surgical Intensive Care Unit (SICU) Team, an integral part of the healthcare team. The incumbent will be working closely with surgeons and other services coordinating continuity of patient care in the Surgical ICU. The PA will provide care within a defined scope of practice.
The Physician Assistant is a certified health care professional who performs patient care services on patients in the SICU under the supervision of the Director of the SICU.The ideal candidate will perform history and physical examinations, including blood drawing and other diagnostic elements of initial evaluation.He/she will order indicated laboratory, imaging and other diagnostic studies, initiate consultations and coordinate services.The PA will perform arterial puncture for blood gases and insert and remove nasogastric, rectal and urinary catheters.VA Harbor is seeking a qualified BC/BE individual from an accredited PA program.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
The Physician Assistant is a certified health care professional who performs patient care services on patients in the SICU under the supervision of the Director of the SICU. The ideal candidate will perform history and physical examinations, including blood drawing and other diagnostic elements of initial evaluation. He/she will order indicated laboratory, imaging and other diagnostic studies, initiate consultations and coordinate services. The PA will perform arterial puncture for blood gases and insert and remove nasogastric, rectal and urinary catheters. VA Harbor is seeking a qualified BC/BE individual from an accredited PA program.
All applicants are encouraged to apply online. To apply for this position, you must complete the full questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below. The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (ET) on 02/06/2020 to receive consideration. To preview the questionnaire click https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10411356.
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