Orthopaedic Department of a state-of-the-art Hospital seeks to add another Physician Assistant to their team. The department handles all orthopaedic injuries (sports, total joints, hand, F&A etc.). This position is clinic based! The PA will see new and follow-up orthopaedic patients.
The newly-hired PA will support all sub-specialty trained Orthopaedic Surgeons within the Department of Orthopaedics. Specific responsibilities include: H&P’s, post and pre-operative care, injections (small joints and bursa), reductions, casting and splinting, coordinate with PT/OT Departments, writing prescriptions, ordering tests and managing records. There is no call and no weekends. The position is five days per week and a total of 37.5 hours (Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.). If additional hours are worked, the PA will be paid time and a half.
Successful candidate must be NCCPA-Certified. Candidates must have a NY license. The group will train a recent graduate with a NY license and that is available for employment within 60 to 90 days. The recent graduate PA must have excellent interpersonal skills, be self-motivated and procedural-oriented. Preference is for local candidates. Candidates must be living in the New York Metro area and again, must be available to start within 60 to 90 days!
The location is in a very upscale area of New York City (suburbs) and is a convenient 20 minutes to Manhattan. The NY Metro area provides lots of universities, great schools, museums, theater, culture, beaches and more. There is an excellent benefits package offered which includes paid medical and dental, 403B, pension, CME, vacation 35 days, overtime and many other perks.