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Physician Assistant - Neurosurgery

Brooklyn, NY 11237

Department: Physician Assistant (PA) Job Number: 6045 Pay Rate: $135000-170000 Employment Type: Full Time

Job Description

Our client, an academic medical center, is currently seeking to hire a Neurosurgery Physician Assistant. The Neurosurgery Physician Assistant will obtain patient histories and perform physical examinations; order and perform diagnostic and therapeutic procedures; formulate diagnoses, develop and implement a treatment plan. In the event that a physician is unavailable, the Neurosurgery Physician Assistant will be authorized to treat any medical disease and/or perform any medical and surgical procedures.
Responsibilities:
  • Obtain patient histories and perform physical examinations; order and perform diagnostic and therapeutic procedures; formulate diagnoses, develop and implement a treatment plan.
  • Prescribe medications for the patient.
  • Pre- & Post-op care and OR time for Neurosurgery
  • Communicate effectively with members of the health care team and the patient and involved others.
  • Participate in a team approach to health care, by acting as a liaison between members of the primary care team.
  • Perform emergency, lifesaving procedures in the presence of life-threatening situations such as: cardiac arrest, massive hemorrhage or similar problems. Technical skills include but are not limited to, providing basic life support and advanced life support.
  • In collaboration with the attending physician and other health care providers, coordinate the care of the patient.
  • Perform procedures that may include insertion and removal of arterial lines, central lines, chest tubes, nasogastric tubes, Swann-Ganz catheters, intra-aortic balloons, temporary pacemaker wires, renal dialysis catheters, thoracentesis, paracentesis, arthrocentesis and lumbar puncture. In addition, perform venipuncture and arteriopuncture.
  • Perform bedside procedures including venipuncture, insertion of IV catheter, arterial puncture, insertion of nasogastric tube, urethral catheterization, intradermal injection, IV etc.
Requirements:
  • Graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant program
  • Valid New York State PA license
  • NCCPA certified

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! 

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Carmela Cannavo
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