Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant- White Plains, NY

Location US-NY-Westchester
Posted Date 2 months ago(10/6/2021 2:17 PM)
Job ID
2021-13912
Category
Advanced Practitioner - Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant
Emp Status
Regular Full-Time
Hours per Week
40
Shift
Variable

Overview

How you move is why we’re here. ®
Now more than ever.

Get back to what you need and love to do.

The possibilities are endless...

 

Now more than ever, our guiding principles are helping us in our search for exceptional talent - candidates who align with our unique workplace culture and who want to maximize

 the abundant opportunities for growth and success.

 

If this describes you then let’s talk!

 

HSS is consistently among the top-ranked hospitals for orthopedics and rheumatology by U.S. News & World Report. As a recipient of the Magnet Award for Nursing Excellence, HSS was the first hospital in New York City to receive the distinguished designation. Whether you are early in your career or an expert in your field, you will find HSS an innovative, supportive and inclusive environment.

Working with colleagues who love what they do and are deeply committed to our Mission, you too can be part of our transformation across the enterprise.

 

Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitoner

White Plains, NY

Full-Time Mon-Friday 

8am-6pm or 9am-5pm

Uniondale, NY

  

JOB SUMMARY

 

Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) PAs are committed to personalized, high-quality healthcare and are held to the same legal and ethical standards of care as physicians and surgeons.  Autonomously and in collaboration with healthcare professionals and other individuals, the PA provides a full range or primary, acute, and specialty healthcare services including:

  • Diagnosing and treating acute sports related musculoskeletal injuries including, but not limited to:
  • Strains, sprains, minor dislocations and closed fractures
  • Painful, swollen or injured joints of the ankle, back, elbow, foot, hand, hip, knee, neck, and shoulder
  • Pediatric injuries
  • Sports Injuries
  • Suturing

 

 

 

Qualifications

JOB QUALIFICATIONS

 

Physician Assistant

  • Obtains/Maintains PA license in New York State
  • Obtains/Maintains current NCCPA certification
  • 3 years of experience as a practicing PA required; sports medicine and/or emergency medicine experience preferred.
  • Current NCCPA Certificate - 100 hours of continuing medical education must be logged every 2 years. Recertification Examination must be taken every 6-10 years and passed successfully. 
  • Infection Control Certificate must be current.
  • Must have taken child abuse recognition course.
  • Experience with injections, aspirations, and casting required.
  • BLS/ACLS required
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong customer service orientation.
  • Critical thinking, in-depth experience, professional knowledge in area of specialty; updated on the latest new, trends, and treatments. Time management/organization: handles and effectively manages a daily caseload; experience with varied work schedule (flexibility); adaptable
  • Collaboration and teamwork: utilizes clinical colleagues (MDs, PAs, NPs, RNs) for advisement when necessary; develops and coordinates appropriate plan of care.
  • Interpersonal: confident, works well under pressure, responsible, caring, sympathetic and compassionate
  • Maintains proper patient records
  • Utilizes evidence-based practice
  • Committed to best practices; maintains clinical competency
  • Promotes quality healthcare; seeks to improve and impact clinical outcomes
  • Engaged in self-directed continued learning and professional development
  • Leads and participates in both professional and lay healthcare forums, conducts research, and applies findings to clinical practice

 

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