Job Title: Physician Asst-Surgery/Diagnostic&Treatment Cnt
Date Posted: 08-31-2007
Job Location: New York-New York City
Job Type: Full Time
Education Level: Professional
Work Experience: Less than 1 Year
Job Shift: First Shift
Yearly Salary:DOE (Depend on Experience)
Company Name: North General Hospital
Company Website: www.northgeneral.org/
Contact Information: North General Hospit   North General Hospit (resumes@ngsc.org)
Job Description:
Job Purpose:
Promotes and maintains health by providing medical services under the supervision of a
physician.

Duties:
* Contributes to physician's effectiveness by identifying short-term and long-range patient
care issues that must be addressed; providing information and commentary pertinent to
deliberations; recommending options and courses of action; implementing physician directives.

* Assesses patient health by interviewing patients; performing physical examinations;
obtaining, updating, and studying medical histories.

* Determines abnormal conditions by administering or ordering diagnostic tests, such as
x-rays, electrocardiograms, and laboratory studies; interpreting test results.

* Documents patient care services by charting in patient and department records.

* Performs therapeutic procedures by administering injections and immunizations; suturing;
managing wounds and infections.

* Instructs and counsels patients by describing therapeutic regimens; giving normal growth and
development information; discussing family planning; providing counseling on emotional problems
of daily living; promoting wellness and health maintenance.

* Provides continuity of care by developing and implementing patient management plans.

* Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and
regulations.

* Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols.

* Complies with federal, state, and local legal and professional requirements by studying
existing and new legislation; anticipating future legislation; enforcing adherence to
requirements; advising management on needed actions.

* Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing
professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional
societies.

* Develops health care team staff by providing information, educational opportunities, and
experiential growth opportunities.

* Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

Skills/Qualifications:
Health Promotion and Maintenance, Thoroughness, Clinical Skills, Informing Others, Medical
Teamwork, Physiological Knowledge, Bedside Manner, Infection Control, Administering
Medication, Pain Management, Self-Development
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