Liberty Behavioral Management
  • Arms Acres - Medical Services
  • Carmel, NY, USA
  • Full Time

Arms Acres in Carmel, NY is looking for a Physician Assistant to join our team. In this role, you will provide health care services to patients under direction and responsibility of Medical Director.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Examines patient, performs comprehensive physical examination, and compiles patient medical data, including health history and results of physical examination
  • Administers or orders diagnostic tests, such as x‑ray, electrocardiogram, phlebotomy and laboratory tests, and interprets test results for deviations from normal
  • Performs therapeutic procedures such as injections, immunizations, pelvic and rectal exams when indicated, suturing and wound care, and managing infection
  • Develops and implements patient management plans, records progress notes, and assists in provision of continuity of care
  • Instructs and counsels patients regarding compliance with prescribed therapeutic regimens, normal growth and development, family planning, emotional problems of daily living, health maintenance, and addiction treatment. Preparation and education of patients and family members for discharge medications and instructions. Preparation of discharge summaries, prescriptions and follow up tests and appointments
  • Individual case assignments, case conferences, treatment team meetings, crisis intervention, educational presentations for staff and patients, and additional duties assigned by the medical director
  • Work collaboratively with Nursing, Psychiatry and Dietician as well as all other Arms Acres staff
  • Participates in Performance Improvement Initiatives
  • Additional duties as assigned

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Diploma of accredited Physician Assistants program
  • NY State Certificate for Physician Assistant and RPAC certified or eligible
  • Experience in detoxification/ addiction medicine/ primary care preferred; or two to four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of training and experience
  • CPR certification required
  • ACLS certification preferred
  • Psychiatry experience also desirable

We offer competitive wages and benefits in a supportive working environment.

Background checks, pre-employment & drug screenings required

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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