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VNSNY Hospice Part Time Team Physician |Queens, NY

VNSNY Hospice and Palliative Care provides expert, readily available, comprehensive, and compassionate care to patients in their own home, an assisted living facility, a nursing home or hospice residence. We are the resource of choice for hospice and palliative care information, education and service for every resident and health care provider in Metropolitan New York.

Licensure: Licensed and currently registered to practice medicine or osteopathy in New York State required. DEA license required. Board eligible/certified in Internal Medicine, Family Practice, or other related specialty with a working knowledge of the principles of palliative medicine and symptom management required. Valid driver's license may be required, as determined by operational/regional needs. CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation) Certification preferred. Driver License required.

Education: Medical Degree required.

Experience: Minimum of two years of experience in a medical practice, preferably in a hospice or palliative care setting OR one year of fellowship training in Hospice and Palliative Care OR Hospice and Palliative Care Board eligible/certified required.

Location: Queens

Work status: Part time (29hours/week with prorated benefits), Monday-Thursday 8:30am-4:30pm, on call once every 8-10 weeks.

Job Description

  • Oversees the medical care and treatment of Hospice patients and provides direction and guidance to the staff and volunteers to assure quality care. Consults and cooperates with the patients' attending physicians.
  • Participates in the evaluation and recertification of the terminal prognosis of patients at indicated intervals.
  • Collaborates with interdisciplinary team (IDT) in the development, implementation, and ongoing revision of the physician plan of care (PPOC).
  • Completes documentation of all patient care services provided.
  • Intervenes when there is a possible revocation; reviews all revocations with the other members of the IDT.
  • Provides medical expertise to admission and patient care staff on issues and challenges involving evaluation of terminal prognosis and pain and symptom management. Reviews patients’ medication regimens for adverse reactions, inappropriate usage, and inappropriate duration.
  • Collaborates with attending, referring, and/or inpatient physicians regarding issues and challenges involving determination of terminal prognosis and pain and symptom management, as well as transfer of patient from home care to inpatient care.
  • Provides home visits based on the agreed upon plan of care and as directed by the Hospice Team Manager (HTM) based on patient and family needs.
  • Provides for the general medical needs of the patients to the extent that these needs are not met by the attending physician, including but not limited to, E prescribing when attending physician chooses not to or not licensed to do so, signing death certificate and/or accepting full responsibility for the care of the patient if the attending physician does not desire to provide care to the patient.

Interested individual or for more information, please contact: K.T. Wu, RN, Talent Acquisition Specialist: Kantai.wu@vnsny.org

Posted 2/28/2022

Psychiatrist, Inpatient Unit Chief, Asian Unit | New York City

Gracie Square Hospital, in affiliation with NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, is looking for a full time Board Certified/Board Eligible inpatient Unit Chief for our Asian Psychiatry Program.

Since 1959, Gracie Square Hospital, a 133-bed inpatient psychiatric hospital located on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, has provided exceptional behavioral health services to the community, and is now undergoing a period of revitalization. Through our affiliation with NewYork-Presbyterian, Gracie Square Hospital is growing its staff and enhancing services and programs. With new leadership, the hospital is focused on providing the highest quality of care, evidence-based treatments, education and training. As New York City’s premier provider of inpatient behavioral health services, we offer programs in crisis stabilization, mood disorders, psychotic disorders, dual focus, older adult, early recovery and in Asian psychiatry.

The inpatient Asian Psychiatry Program at Gracie Square Hospital provides culturally sensitive and appropriate mental health services to Chinese, Korean, Japanese and other Asian communities. Recognizing that cultural factors influence the way an individual views the causes and treatment of mental illness, the program encourages patients and their families to work within their own cultural framework to maximize successful treatment outcomes and prevent relapse. In addition, psychiatric presentations can be influenced by cultural factors requiring skilled diagnostic assessments by experts attuned to cultural influences. Providing staff who can communicate in a patient’s own language engages patients and their families as active participants in treatment.

The Asian program is directed by a culturally diverse clinical team and support staff able to speak Mandarin, Cantonese, Chinese ethnic dialects, Korean, Japanese and other Asian languages. Therefore, patients and their families can understand treatment options and strategies for improved adherence. At discharge, bilingual social workers familiar with all available mental health resources within the Asian communities arrange culturally appropriate aftercare plans by working closely with individual patients, families and caregivers.

The environment is designed to provide patients with the comforts of their own culture. The milieu and therapeutic activities that incorporate Asian influences. The unit is decorated with Asian art and patients are served Chinese food and tea. Educational materials and newspapers are provided in both English and Asian languages.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package.

Please send CV to: Psychiatry-inpatient-Unit Chief, Asian Unit-Gracie Square-Upper East Side at NYP Physicians

NewYork-Presbyterian is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion.

Posted on 2/8/2022

Bilingual Pediatrician (English/Chinese) | Brooklyn, NY

Polaris Placement is an executive search company specializing in helping medical experts find the career path that actually fulfills your needs - personal, financial, and aspirational.

Our client, a progressive Primary Care organization that’s part of a vibrant, financially stable academic medical system, is inviting you to consider a Pediatrician opportunity to care for the children of the growing Chinese population in Brooklyn.

You would be a valued partner within one of the largest and higher performing FQHCs in the country, and affiliated with one of the nation’s top medical schools and residencies.

This is a Monday - Friday, 9-5 Primary Care Pediatrician role that is mostly clinical patient care with some light teaching. There is no inpatient rounding- only outpatient. The on-call is by phone, and is extremely light (only 2 to 3 phone calls).

They have many innovative research and clinical trials, and are well-funded. The compensation is generous, including incentive bonuses that can add 30-40% of the base salary to your take-home pay. They also offer comprehensive benefits, federal and state loan forgiveness qualification, and more.

** Please note that this position requires strong working proficiency in the main Chinese dialects of Mandarin or Cantonese.

So if this seems like the type of supportive, stable and high-quality healthcare setting that you would enjoy, you can either:

Get more information by scheduling yourself into my calendar here: https://calendly.com/james-at-polaris/career-consultation

Call from 7am-6pm, M-F, at 646-688-4072

Or you can apply directly using this link: https://www.polarisplacement.com/career-guidance/

I promise that our conversation can be brief, friendly and entirely confidential.


James Weston

Managing Partner, Polaris Placement, LLC

Office: 646-688-4072

Making connections that make all the difference.

www.polarisplacement.com


Posted 10/14/2021


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