Physician Assistant for the Lung Transplant program is responsible for the management of care to a specified group of patients. Duties are a combination of clinical, administrative and teaching responsibilities, as well as providing direct patient care.
Conducts relevant physical exams, documenting pertinent positive and negative findings.
Writes prescription(s) according to New York State and federal law.
Assesses and documents patient response to treatment and interventions.
Identifies a diagnostic impression and/or formulates a differential based on the subjective and objective data obtained.
Conducts review of patient records in collaboration with peers and physician colleagues to determine quality and appropriateness of care provided.
Formulates a goal directed plan that includes health maintenance, anticipatory guidance and appropriate medical and nursing interventions according to established protocols/practice agreement.
Engages in ongoing peer review and utilization review activities, competency evaluations and Medical Board reviews.
Obtains and documents subjective history as appropriate to chief complaint or reason for visit.
Provides and documents health teaching that is oriented to the appropriate problem and/or developmentally age-appropriate health maintenance or anticipatory guidance issues.
Generates an evaluation summary report for presentation at the multidisciplinary selection meetings.
Participates and presents at patient educational seminars.
Performs discharge teaching when needed.
Performs additional relate duties as needed.
Bachelor's degree from an accredited Physician Assistant program, plus two years' experience
Current NYS licensure, DEA, and board certification
Experience in coordination of care of transplant patients
Participation in the medical surveillance program
Contact with patients and/or human research subjects
Potential bloodborne pathogen exposure
Successful completion of applicable compliance and systems training requirements
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.
Internal Number: 513088
About Columbia University
Columbia University is one of the world's most important centers of research and at the same time a distinctive and distinguished learning environment for undergraduates and graduate students in many scholarly and professional fields. The University recognizes the importance of its location in New York City and seeks to link its research and teaching to the vast resources of a great metropolis. It seeks to attract a diverse and international faculty and student body, to support research and teaching on global issues, and to create academic relationships with many countries and regions. It expects all areas of the university to advance knowledge and learning at the highest level and to convey the products of its efforts to the world.