NYC Health + Hospitals/Kings County operates a world-renowned Level 1 Trauma Center, one of only three in the borough, which serves 2.6 million residents of Brooklyn and Staten Island. NYC Health + Hospitals/Kings County maintains close relationships with NYC Health + Hospitals’ diagnostic, post-acute, and long-term care centers. The hospital is academically affiliated with SUNY Downstate Medical Center.
The PA will work in the Women's Options Center (WOC) and assist the Director of Family Planning in all clinical and educational activities including the Ryan Residency Training Program, clinical assessments and evaluations of patients seeking care for 1st and 2nd trimester abortions and OR block time for Family Planning Services.
The PA is needed to triage patients, perform ultrasounds, counsel patients and administer medications as needed. The PA will work closely with the nurses and Doctors to get patients to the operating room which includes managing the OR schedule, bringing patients in for laminaira and working closely with surgical scheduling to ensure timely confirmation of cases
Clinical opportunities may also include coverage in the Title X Family planning clinic where patients are receiving contraception counseling as well as LARC placement and removal.
SUMMARY OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Inpatient Care consulting
To provide a coordinated outpatient program with the Director of Family Planning and with WHS Ambulatory postpartum and GYN patient:
- Administer medication
- LARC Placement
- Data collection and research in Family Planning
- Consult and triage patients
- New York State Physician Assistant License
- NCCPA board certification or eligibility
- Experience in Family Planning clinical activities
- DEA prescribing license
- ACLS life support certification or eligible to obtain
- Post-graduate (Masters degree) preferred