• Physician Assistant - Dr. Rodeo

    Location US-NY-New York
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/2/2018 11:09 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-10753
    Category
    Physician Assistant - All Openings
    Emp Status
    Regular Full-Time
    Hours per Week
    40
    Shift
    Days
  • Overview

    Physician Assistant – Dr. Scott Rodeo

     

    Description

     

    Dr. Scott Rodeo is a clinician-scientist at Hospital for Special Surgery, with appointments in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery (Sports Medicine Service) and the Research Department (Orthopaedic Soft Tissue Research Program). He is Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at Weill Cornell Medical College and Co-Chief Emeritus of the Sports Medicine Service at Hospital for Special Surgery. He specializes in sports medicine injuries of the knee, shoulder, ankle, and elbow. He also performs arthritis surgery of the knee and shoulder, including joint replacement surgery. He has specific expertise in complex knee reconstruction (including meniscus transplantation, cartilage resurfacing, osteotomy, and ligament reconstruction), treatment of shoulder instability, and rotator cuff tendon repair. His research focuses on the basic biology of tendon and ligament healing, meniscal allograft transplantation, and rotator cuff repair. The practice provides care for recreational, collegiate, Olympic, and professional athletes.

    Duties will include assisting with patient evaluations, treatments (surgical and non-surgical), and patient and family education. You will interact closely with patients and families and you will be an integral part of developing great patient and collegial relationships. You will also have the opportunity to interact with athletic trainers and physical therapists for collegiate, Olympic, and professional athletes. We are seeking an excellent clinician to provide care to patients at the Main Campus of the Hospital for Special Surgery located in New York City.

     

    Competencies/Duties

    • Perform complete and accurate history and physical exams.
    • Conduct outpatient evaluation, treatment, and follow-up of surgical patients as directed by the supervising physician.
    • Scrub into OR with Dr. Rodeo, with the potential opportunity for First Assist.
    • Provide post-operative and discharge education to patients and family members with regards to safety issues when applicable (e.g., medication, post-operative precautions, use of equipment, etc.).
    • Communicate effectively and appropriately when educating patient/family with regard to their medical condition and/or hospital course.
    • Document progress patient has made toward desired outcomes.
    • Utilize the computerized order communication system, including transcription of medical orders, retrieval of test results and documentation of results.
    • Maintain accurate and detailed history and physical documentation and all other written reports.
    • Work independently on assigned tasks with minimal supervision.
    • Promote cooperation through teamwork.

     

    Qualifications

    • Candidate must have New York State PA Licensing.
    • Minimum 3 years experience as a practicing PA
    • Graduation from an accredited PA program
    • Current NY licensure, BLS/ACLS certification and NCCPA board certification are required
    • Surgical experience required
    • Previous experience in sports medicine and orthopaedic surgery highly desired.
    • The candidate must have current Infection Control Certification and have completed a child abuse recognition course
    • The PA must have excellent communication skills and be a team player.

     

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