Binghamton, New York – Seeking an excellent physician assistant or nurse practitioner to act as surgical first assist. Full-time position. Competitive compensation; robust benefit package. Experience is preferred, but not required. The surgical PA/NP will assist the surgeons in the treatment and diagnosis of patients, providing both preoperative and postoperative care, which may include taking medical histories, performing physical exams, ordering lab tests, prescribing medication and assisting the surgeons during OR procedures. All duties will be directed by a supervising surgeon. Join a dedicated and innovative team of providers at Our Lady of Lourdes Memorial Hospital’s busy Surgical service and enjoy a healthy work / life balance in Binghamton, the jewel in New York State’s Southern Tier!
Our Lady of Lourdes Memorial Hospital is a 267-bed, full-service community hospital. Leading the region in providing cutting-edge technology, Lourdes is also an IHI Mentoring Hospital with a demonstrated record of improving patient safety. Lourdes has a 10-bed ICU, a 24/7 Hospitalist program and its Emergency Department treats over 37,000 patients each year. Lourdes employs a network of 80 primary care physicians, and independent specialists make up the rest of the 350+ medical staff. Lourdes, a Magnet hospital, has provided compassionate care to those in need since 1925.
A midsize University town and the birthplace of IBM, Binghamton boasts great diversity in culture, religion and lifestyles. The community’s cost of living is 10% below national average, and the public and parochial schools are nationally ranked. Binghamton University, part of the SUNY system, has been ranked in the top 50 public universities for the last 10 years. Recreation and leisure activities are plentiful in Binghamton’s four season climate and include excellent dining, museums, minor league baseball and hockey, opera, galleries and historic landmarks.
Ascension Lourdes is a strong, vibrant Catholic health ministry and a vital part of the Ascension organization, the largest nonprofit health system in the United States. Ascension Lourdes seeks to lead the transformation of healthcare through its commitment to the health of its communities, endeavoring to enhance the well-being of the total person: mind, body and spirit. Its purpose is to serve the sick and the poor in a holistic manner.