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Physician Assistant - Orthopedic Surgery

at PAGNY

Posted: 7/28/2019
Job Reference #: 4492
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  • LocationUS-NY-Bronx | US-NY-Bronx
    ID
    2019-4492
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Department
    Orthopedics
    Hospital
    NYC Health + Hospitals/Jacobi
  • Overview

    In partnership with NYC Health + Hospitals/Jacobi our teams accommodate more than 325,000 outpatient visits, more than 100,000 emergency room visits and more than 20,000 inpatient admissions annually. NYC Health + Hospitals/Jacobi is renowned for The Trauma Center, staffed to treat any traumatic injury or illness, the fully accredited Breast Health Center, and The Burn Center, with more than 40 years of work in burn care. The hospital also serves patients of many other needs. The hospital maintains an academic affiliation with Albert Einstein Medical College of Yeshiva University.

    In partnership with NYC Health + Hospitals/North Central Bronx our teams handle more than 156,000 outpatient visits, more than 50,000 emergency room visits and more than 7,500 admissions annually in the 232-bed facility. The hospital maintains an academic affiliation with the James J. Peters VA Medical Center.

    Responsibilities

    New York City Mayor Bill deBlasio announced he will be bringing "universal health care" to America's biggest city through a program called NYC Care. The city will connect hundreds of thousands of New Yorkers who are ineligible for health insurance - including undocumented New Yorkers and those who cannot afford insurance - to reliable care. Anyone will be able to access comprehensive care across NYC Health + Hospitals' more than 70+ locations once the program is fully ramped up. NYC Care will provide a Primary Care doctor and access to specialty care, prescription drugs, mental health services, hospitalization and more.

    There are also openings in this program at Jacobi and North Central Bronx Hospitals for Physician Assistants in Orthopedic Surgery.

    • Assist and treat patients in the Orthopedic clinics
    • Assist and treat with casting and wound care of patients
    • Complete notes in the charts and for patients disability/return to work
    • Assist in the operating room
    • Assist and coordinate discharge patients to home or nursing facility
    • Provide clinical care to patients on the orthopedic surgery service
    • Assist with compliance and regulations mandates

    Qualifications

    Required:

    • Graduate from accredited Physician Assistant educational program
    • Current NYS registration as a Physician Assistant
    • Current certification issued by the NCCPA
    • Prior experience in area of interest
    • Psychomotor skills, critical thinking and interpersonal skills
    • Must have proven ability to work in a team environment and must be able to interact with patients and their families in a manner that instills confidence and facilitates communication

    Preferred:

    • Physician Assistant for Ortho to work with Attendings/Residents/Medical Students, in OR, In-patient and clinic.

    EOE M/F/D/V