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Physician Assistant Orthopedics
Bronx, NY

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PA needed to work in collaboration with the Orthopedic surgeon(s) to deliver high quality and efficient care. The position is has both out-patient and operating room responsibilities.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities Includes the Following:

  • Understands and adheres to the WPH Performance Standards, Policies and Behaviors.
  • Assists in the operating room
  • Facilitate the care of patients in the outpatient setting by assisting the Physician and/or autonomously assessing and treating patients within their Scope of Practice.
  • Conducts physical exams, assesses health status, orders and interprets tests, prescribes medications, and treat illnesses including giving injections, reducing fractures, casting, splinting and wound care.
  • Consults with physicians as needed and refers to physicians for more complicated medical cases or cases that are not a routine part of a PA’s scope of work.
  • Monitors therapies and provides continuity of care.
  • Triages patient calls and evaluates patient problems.
  • Return patient phone calls back in a timely manner.
  • Documents patient information and care in medical record, in confidential manner, and may maintain departmental statistical database for research purposes.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of medical model and roles of physicians and physician assistants.
  • Familiar with anatomy, pharmacology, pathophysiology, clinical medicine and physical diagnosis of conditions that they treat.
  • Demonstrates skill in gathering and analyzing physiological, socioeconomic, and emotional patient data.
  • Demonstrates skill in accurately evaluating patient problems in person or via phone and providing appropriate advice, intervention, or referral.
  • Demonstrates ability to make responsible decisions within scope of PA practice.
  • Demonstrates ability to collaborate effectively with physicians on complicated cases.
  • Demonstrates ability to educate patients, families and staff in user-friendly manner.
  • Demonstrates ability to demonstrate eye-hand coordination, full range of motion, and manual dexterity.
  • Performs all other related duties as assigned.

Education & Experience Requirements

Physician Assistant:

  • Current New York State Licensed Physician Assistant
  • Current National Certification
  • Current White Plains Hospital Physician Assistant Delineation of Privileges
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
  • Proficiency in all procedures, techniques and skills approved in the delineation of privileges

Core Competencies

  • Act in a professional capacity and serve as a professional role model
  • Demonstrate leadership skills including collaboration and negotiation
  • Demonstrates ability to communicate in a professional manner in all interactions

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $106,000.00 – $155,000.00 per year

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