DUTIES: The Department of Ortho/Rehab is seeking a Physician Assistant or Orthopaedic Physician Assistant to work under the supervising physician within the clinical setting, inclusive of out-patient and in-patient facilities. The incumbent will serve as part of the patient treatment and management team by performing preadmission patient evaluations and work-up, including history and physical assessment, patient education and the institution of routine orders as per the MD. Other duties include but not limited to administering aspirations and injections, and the applying and removal of casts/splints. Services may also be performed in primary orthopaedic care, pre-operative care, intra-operative care, and post-operative care. Institute in-house, transfer and discharge orders. (DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ARE NOT LIMITED TO THE ABOVE POSITION DESCRIPTION) QUALIFICATIONS: REQUIRED: NYS License and Bachelor's Degree from an approved Physician Assistant Program PREFERRED: Minimum of two (2) years related orthopaedic experience in a primary medical care setting or three (3) years in an orthopaedic clinic. Closing Date: Open Until Filled STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY / AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER
Internal Number: 57011
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