Physician Assistant (PA), Surgery

Elmhurst, NY 11373

Department: Physician Assistant (PA) Job Number: 6248 Pay Rate: $131610-174410 Employment Type: Full Time

Job Description

Our client, a teaching hospitals in New York City, is hiring a Physician Assistant (PA), Surgery. This is an excellent opportunity to join a multidisciplinary team working with a diverse patient population.

  • Pre-operative evaluation and preparation of patients for surgery.
  • Working with multiple surgical specialties (Otolaryngology, Urology, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Ophthalmology and Plastic Surgery) to facilitate and expedite surgical procedures at the time of surgical scheduling as well as on the day of surgery.
  • Provide bedside assistance in the operating room with the DaVinci surgical robotic system.
  • Operate with multiple specialties including General Surgery, Surgical Oncology, Urology and Gynecology. 
  • Performing a broad spectrum of care regarding critical thinking, diagnosis, ordering of medications, and performance of corrective, preventive and therapeutic measures in the inpatient and outpatient surgical setting. 
  • Receive hand off from the Surgical team at shift start.
  • Write H&P for all new admissions
  • Provide care of patients in post-operative setting, including post-operative assessments and management
  • Answer floor emergencies, including fever work-up, hypoxia, arrhythmia, chest pain, etc.
  • Facilitate transfer of critical patients to radiology/ OR, as needed.
  • Attend to consultations within the hospital including in the emergency department and the inpatient wards. 
  • Suturing of complex lacerations and attending to hand and facial injuries; placing/managing Foley catheters
  • Update team list for A.M. rounds.
  • Hand off to oncoming team in A.M.
  • Assess patients for surgery and complete documentation as needed for all new patients presenting for surgery, or being scheduled for surgery in future
  • Obtain consents for procedures
  • Provide care of patients in post-operative setting, including post-operative assessments and management
  • Assist with scheduling of procedures
  • Bedside assist in the operating room with the DaVinci surgical robotic system, including placing trocars, closing fascia and skin, and replacing robotic instruments as needed during surgery.
  • Flexible schedule (3 or 4 days per week, day and night shifts/ overnight).  
  • Graduate of an Accredited PA program
  • Prior experience in Surgery is preferred but will consider new graduates. 

Job Perks:   

  • Competitive salary and benefit package which includes 1199 union membership.
  • 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

Magdalena Kociuba
Director, Healthcare Recruitment

Magdalena brings 17 years of customer service success to healthcare recruiting. She is a versatile and accomplished manager, she holds extensive knowledge in customer service, human resources, and corporate administration.

Learn more about Magdalena, Tal Healthcare Employee Biography

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