• Physician Assistant - Operative

    Location US-NY-New York
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(1/14/2020 2:58 PM)
    Job ID
    Physician Assistant - All Openings
    Emp Status
    Regular Full-Time
    Hours per Week
  • Overview

    Full Time Physician Assistant 

    Orthopedics - Operative



    Contribute to our mission of improving mobility and enhancing the quality of life for our patients at the #1 Orthopedic Hospital in the United States for 10 straight years in a row. 


    Come join a team of PAs led by PAs who were awarded the 2018-2019 Employer of Excellence Award granted by the American Academy of Physician Assistants.  This prestigious award recognizes hospitals that are top employers of physician assistants nationwide, embodying collaborative provider teams and a supportive work environment for PAs.  The Physician Assistant Department is a leader in provider clinical operations working closely with the staff to ensure outstanding patient care and a supportive environment for our academic mission.


    As an essential member of our team, you will provide comprehensive pre/postoperative care which may include:

    • 1st Assist on a variety of orthopedic surgical cases
    • Admission history and physicals
    • Post-operative checks with neurologic assessments
    • Management of both medical /surgical issues for our inpatient population
    • Provide clinical assessment and patient education in our expanding ambulatory care centers

    To be considered for this position, you must have the following:

    • Bachelor's degree from an accredited PA program; Master's preferred
    • Current or pending NYS Physician Assistant license and registration
    • BLS/ACLS certification
    • NCCPA board certification is required
    • Infection Control certification
    • Completion of a child abuse recognition course
    • DEA required upon hire
    • Have excellent communication and be a team player
    • Possess strong clinical skills

    Hospital for Special Surgery offers a unique work environment, diverse job types and extraordinary career opportunities. HSS encourages and supports professional growth and development, recognizes individual contributions, and offers unique and highly competitive compensation packages. This is how we attract and retain highly skilled professionals, renowned for their leadership and vision in clinical care, teaching, research & development.


    Founded in 1863, Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) is a world leader in orthopedics, rheumatology and rehabilitation. In the most recent U.S. News & World Report “American’s Best Hospitals” issue, HSS ranks #1 in orthopedics and #3 in rheumatology. In addition, the American Nurses Credentialing Center has honored HSS with four consecutive designations of Magnet® recognition. HSS has one of the lowest infection rates in the country.


    HSS physicians are team doctors for the New York Mets, New York Giants, New York Knicks, New York Liberty, Brooklyn Nets and New York Red Bulls. 



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