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At Physician Affiliate Group of New York, P.C. (PAGNY), the health, safety and well being of our team members and potential future team members is of the utmost importance to us. As such, and due to the current situation related to the Coronavirus (COVID19), we will be leveraging our digital capabilities to ensure that we can continue to recruit and hire top talent. As your application progresses, you may be asked to use one of our digital tools to help you through your recruitment journey. One of our Talent Acquisition team members will guide you throughout the interview process and will be on hand to answer any questions you might have regarding our process.

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Staff Physician - CDU/WF

  • Medicine
  • NYC Health + Hospitals/Correctional Health Services
  • Queens, New York
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Physician Affiliate Group of New York (PAGNY) is comprised of nearly 3,000 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. EOE M/F/D/V

Besides providing administrative and human resources services, PAGNY also fosters an environment in its partner hospitals that allows healthcare professionals to identify and implement best practices across institutions; promote training, academic and research opportunities; develop multidisciplinary integrated clinical service lines; build new systems of care; and address the impact of anticipated major changes in the nation's healthcare system.

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 City Health + Hospitals (H + H) is responsible for the delivery of medical care, mental health care and discharge planning in the jail system. CHS is a national leader in the delivery of healthcare to the criminal-justice involved population and aspires to the highest standards of care, with the goal of meeting or exceeding what is available in the community. CHS care includes a comprehensive history and physical at the point of admission, robust screening efforts (HIV, hepatitis C, STDs, TB, etc.) and the management of chronic and acute illness. CHS views incarceration as a crucial opportunity to provide care to an underserved population and improve the population health of the communities to which our patients return. CHS is committed to continuously improving the delivery of care in the security setting, using the system-wide Electronic Health Record as a tool to promote patient safety and population health. CHS has contributed to the literature on medical care in the jail as well as public health concerns related to incarceration and seeks to build on a reputation as a national leader, now integrated into the larger H + H care delivery network. CHS seeks to promote an academic practice environment with ample opportunities for continuous education, clear pathways for career growth and engagement of front line staff in the ongoing process of improving clinical care.

Under the direction of the Site Medical Director NYC Health + Hospitals/Correctional Health Service (CHS) is seeking a highly trained Physician to provide clinical care and triage, as well as other medical services to our patients. The Physician will also supervise a team of Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners.

Responsibilities:

  • 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

This is position is located on Rikers Island. Full-time and Per Diem available.

 

Qualifications:

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