Physician Assistant - General Surgery

Brooklyn, NY 11372

Department: Physician Assistant (PA) Job Number: 6232 Pay Rate: $136999-160000 Employment Type: Full Time

Job Description

Our client, a not-for-profit teaching hospital serving an ethnically diverse residential neighborhood of New York City, is hiring a Physician Assistant (PA) General Surgery. 


  • Assessing patients prior to surgical procedures to ensure they're fit for surgeries
  • Answering patient questions about surgical procedures and offering reassurance to nervous patients
  • Communicating with surgical physicians ahead of procedures to determine what tools and equipment the need
  • Preparing the operating room and making sure they have the correct number of tools and equipment necessary
  • Holding tools for physicians during surgery and handing them items as needed
  • Helping surgical physicians manipulate internal bodily structures to enhance visibility and make it easier to perform internal procedures
  • Overseeing minor or routine procedures on their own, including draining abscesses, overseeing laparoscopies, performing biopsies or conducting burn excisions
  • Stitching up patients using sutures and surgical knots
  • Coordinating discharge activities and ensuring the health of a patient before approving their discharge from hospital
  • Helping patients schedule follow-up appointments before patients get discharged


  • Graduate of an Accredited PA program
Job Perks:   
  • Competitive salary, great benefits, and other attractive incentives 
  • Generous PTO  
  • All major insurances (health, life, disability)  
  • Work-life balance is valued   
  • A team environment that believes in employee development, professional growth, and company longevity 
  • Culture is one of mutual respect, teamwork, and equality 
  • The organization embraces and values an inclusive work environment 

Salary: The posted range is not a guarantee. The actual salary will be based on qualifications, experience, and education and could fall outside of this range. Contact us for more information. 
If you are passionate about what you could accomplish in this role, we would love to hear from you! 

Meet Your Recruiter

Carmela Cannavo
Director, Healthcare Recruitment

Carmela Cannavo is a proven Executive Search Leader with extensive experience in the field of direct hire and contract placement in the New York Metro area and beyond, including New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Florida, Boston, and Washington.

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