• Physician Assistant - Cardiology

    Columbia UniversityNew York, NY 10176

    Job #1446316137

    • Requisition no: 512632

    • Work Type: Full Time

    • Location: Campus|Medical Center

    • School/Department: null

    • Categories: Health/Clinical

    • Job Type: Officer of Administration

    • Regular/Temporary: Regular

    • Hours Per Week: 35

    • Salary Range: Commensurate with experience

    Position Summary

    The Physician Assistant (PA) will join a team of endovascular specialists in a fast growing Endovascular Center. The primary focus of the PA will be to see patients in an outpatient setting in multiple locations. The PA will assess patients in clinic to evaluate cardiovascular disease and collaborate with physicians to implement the appropriate treatment plan. The PA will also be instrumental in assisting to develop patient volume, educating potential referring doctors regarding the Center's capabilities and providing in-service education to clinical providers and extenders.


    • Perform chart review prior to clinic days and assist in creating a patient summary

    • Examine patients, complete a medical history and summarize each patient's condition to the physician

    • Educate patients and their families on conditions and treatment options including risks

    • Coordinate pre- and post-procedural testing in collaboration with the Endovascular clinical coordinator

    • Review results of pre- and post-procedural testing and communicate results to patients, families and referring physicians

    • Respond to patient and family inquiries

    • Assist patients in navigating through evaluation to procedure to post procedural follow up

    • See both new patients and follow up patients in clinic and in other ambulatory settings

    • Participate in weekly coordination of care meetings

    • Help to develop referral pathways and perform outreach to referring clinicians

    • Basic wound care

    • Other activities as defined by patient need

    Minimum Qualifications

    • Master's degree or equivalent in education and experience, plus one to two years of experience.

    • Current NCCPA Certification and NY State Licensure as a Physician Assistant.

    • At least two years of experience in a hospital setting, preferably in cardiology.

    • Prior interventional cardiology experience.

    • Must be able to work collaboratively within a diverse team of professionals and must be a highly organized.

    • Must have excellent communication skills and be able to work individually and as part of a team.

    • Must acknowledge that the patient is our highest priority.

    • Must be able to manage multiple cross-functional communications and process in a timely manner.

    • Must have a high degree of professionalism in all communications.

    • Experience in managing complex schedules.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Wound care experience.

    • Prior vascular medicine experience .

    • Bilingual (Spanish).

    Other Requirements

    • Must successfully complete systems training requirements.

    • Participation in Medical Surveillance Program.

    Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran

    Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.