Physician Assistant-Surgery /Orthopedic (Oakland Gardens)

Physician Affiliate Group of New York (PAGNY) in Oakland Gardens, NY

  • Industry: Healthcare - Allied Health - Physician Assistant
  • Type: Full Time
  • $239,690.00 - 239,690.00
position filled

RESPONSIBILITIES:

General:

  • Performs complete pre-operative history and physicals on all surgical patients, identifying ans alerting the surgeon to any disqualifying conditions that present
  • Interprets laboratory and diagnostic tests
  • Orders, collects and performs appropriate laboratory and diagnostic studies, such as routine laboratory tests, EMG, elctrocardiogram and radiologic examinations including arthogram, ultrasound, CT, MRI and bone scan studies
  • Implements therapeutic intervention for specific conditions when appropriate
  • Performs first assistant duties in all surgical procedures.
  • Formulates and implements discharge planning and clinical follow-up in conjunction with surgeon
  • Dictates discharge summaries
  • Evaluates and provides appropriate intervention (in conjunction with supervising surgeon) for ER and nursing home patients
  • Answers consults from the ED and for Orthopedics

Orthopedics:

  • Performs comprehensive and problem-focused histories and physical examinations
  • Formulates treatment plan for orthopedic conditions within their scope of prctice
  • Performs compartment pressure measurements, digital blocks and regional anesthesia
  • Performs diagnostic and therapeutic procedures such as aspirations and injections of loints, bursars and cysts.
  • Performs closed reductions of fractures and dislocations
  • Applies braces, casts, splints and other orthopedic appliances
  • Assists in the surgical suite including first assist, deep and superficial wound closure, application of internal devices and any other procedures delegated by the supervising orthopedic surgeon.



QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Graduate of an Accredited Physician Assistant Program

  • Current board certification from NCCPA
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Licensed Physician Assistant by NYS Department of Education
  • Current BLS
  • Current DEA certification
  • Current infection control

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V


Associated topics: assistant, assistant cvor, assistant psych, assistant surgery, assistant surgical, clinic, diagnostic, physician assistant, practice physician, urgent care

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