Job ID: 289534284  |  Last Updated: 3/8/2018

Patient Care Specialist-Physician Assistant Radiologist *Breast Imaging*

Bronx, NY
Applicant Contact
Marta Reyes
Director of HR
(718) 542-5555
(718) 991-1268

Job Description

The Breast Imaging Physician Assistant will be mainly responsible for acting as a liason between the interpreting radiologist(s) and the patients. Duties will include, but not be limited to, ensuring patients are correctly scheduled for appointments, assisting physician(s) with breast biopsies, and managing patients throughout the biopsy process from pre-biopsy planning to distribution of biopsy results to appropriate parties. The Breast Imaging PA will also analyze records, reports, and test results and refer patients for follow up/additional imaging; explaining procedures and test results on the prescribed treatment plan. She will manage labs, referrals, etc, and generally assist the interpreting radiologist(s) with administrative tasks as needed.

Completion of an approved/accredited educational program for physician assistants, NYS PA License/DEA/NCCPA Board certification required. Ability to effectively communicate, follow established procedures and protocols, bilingual English/Spanish strongly preferred. Knowledge/prior experience in a breast imaging service is preferred.

Employer Profile

Urban Health Plan's mission is to continuously improve the health status of underserved communities by providing affordable, comprehensive, and high quality primary and specialty medical care and by assuring the performance and advancement of innovative best practices.

With over 42 years of service and a deeply rooted foundation in the South Bronx, Urban Health Plan is dedicated to rendering care in a culturally proficient, barrier free, individualized, and family oriented manner, with an emphasis on prevention through education and the provision of state of the art services.

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