PA to join world renown hospital system- Orthopedic First Assist- Manhattan - 23238115
Leading hospital system in Manhattan is seeking a PA to join their team
Leading foot and ankle Surgeon is seeking a full-time Physician Assistant to join his team.
The PA will serve as a primary assistant to the doctor. Duties will include clinical evaluation of patients in the office, counseling patients and their families regarding proposed surgical procedures as well as addressing pre-and post-operative patient questions and concerns, and surgical first assist role in the operating room.
There are no weekend shifts or overnight call, however, effective communication with the outpatient staff and inpatient hospital teams is essential. The PA will interact closely with office staff, other PAs, patients and families to be an integral part of providing a high level of clinical care and service.
Graduation from an accredited PA program, current NYS licensure, BLS/ACLS certification and NCCPA board certification are required. Previous experience in a surgical practice is desired.
Also, the candidate must have current Infection Control Certification and have completed a child abuse recognition course. The successful candidate will require excellent communication and clinical skills.
This position is based on the Main Campus in Manhattan, but may require some travel to the White Plains location.
Competitive salary, full suite of hospital benefits
NYS Licensed or in process
Must have experience in a Surgical Based First Assist position