We are seeking a Physician Assistant for a full time position with an established Orthopedics Practice in New York City. You will work with a top rated Orthopedic Surgeon in both the clinic and in surgery. This is primarily a clinic based position with first assist duties as needed.
Qualifications and Job Duties:
Candidates need to have at least 3 years of clinic based experience working in Orthopedics, as well as one year of first assist experience. Job duties will include performing comprehensive and problem focused history and physical exams, interpret and correlate laboratory and diagnostic procedures, Formulate a treatment plan for Orthopaedic problem, performing procedures such as digital blocks, regional anesthesia, and minor outpatient surgical procedures such as: tendon repair, wound closure, wound management, wound debridement, incision and drainage, needle biopsy, percutaneous pinning of fractures, k-wire removal and hardware removal, perform diagnostic and therapeutic procedures including joint and bursa aspirations, closed reduction of fractures and dislocations, injections of joints, tendons, trigger points and bursa, as well as brace, cast and splint application. One day per week assist in surgery to first assist, deep and superficial tissue closures, application of appliances and any other action delegated by the surgeon and help conduct hospital rounds as needed. Candidates need to have a current New York license.
Compensation and Benefits
They offer a very competitive salary based on experience, bonus plan and full benefits to include medical, dental, vision, paid time off, paid legal holidays, annual CME, 401k plan.