• Physician Assistant - Anesthesiology

    Location US-NY-New York
    Posted Date 1 week ago(1/10/2019 10:55 AM)
    Job ID
    Physician Assistant - All Openings
    Emp Status
    Regular Full-Time
    Hours per Week
  • Overview

    Hospital for Special Surgery

    Department of Anesthesiology


    Job Description – Physician Assistant, PACU/SDU/OSCU




    Reports to: Service Manager, PACU/SDU/OSCU; Medical Director, PACU



    • Delivery of all aspects of pre and post-operative critical care as directed by supervising physician.
    • Management of acute post-operative pain.
    • Ordering and administration of parenteral medicines, bolus doses and transfusions subject to co-signature of supervising physician within 24 hours of written order.
    • Ordering, performing and interpreting diagnostic tests and invasive bedside procedures under the direction of the supervising physician.
    • Insertion of IV lines; removal of Swan-Gantz and arterial catheters; administering PCA.
    • Makes rounds with Attending and Resident physicians. Follows up on plans formulated on rounds.
    • Discharges patients with Attending approval, when appropriate.
    • Assists the supervising physician in coordinating management plan.
    • Monitors and evaluates the patient’s treatment and health care plan for effectiveness and modifies as necessary.
    • Documents all assessments, findings, progress and care provided in the patient’s medical record.
    • Refers relevant clinical issues to the supervising physician.
    • Works collaboratively with all nursing and other hospital staff as required.
    • Adheres to all practice standards outlined by Hospital Administration and governing regulatory bodies.
    • Adheres to all practice standards outlined by Hospital Administration and governing regulatory bodies.

    Department Requirements:

    • Displays a positive attitude toward work assignments, performance feedback, and interactions with co-workers, patients, families, and visitors.
    • Willingly adheres to Department and Hospital policies and procedures.
    • Maintains computer literacy, including proficiency in Outlook email and E-learning.
    • Attends Department meetings regularly and punctually.


    • Bachelors Degree
    • Graduate of CAAHEP accredited Physician Assistant Training Program
    • Current New York State registration
    • ACLS and BLS certification
    • Current NCCPA and PANRE Certificate and continuing education and timely recertification as required
    • Current Infection Control Certificate
    • Prior critical care experience preferred




    Other Requirements



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