Physician Assistant Specialty Care
Req #: 39672
Full Time
Shift: Varies
Orthopedics
United Health Services Medical Group
Vestal, NY
Weekly hours: varies
  • Full-time, exempt and seeking both experienced and new graduate Physician Assistants for the UHS Orthopedic Surgery Section. Focused, collaborative environment.

    The Physician Assistant will provide health care services to patients under the direction and responsibility of a physician. Job responsibilities include examining patients, performing comprehensive physical examinations, and compiling patient medical data, including health history and results of physical examination, ordering of diagnostic test and interpretation of test results for deviations from normal. Additionally, performing therapeutic procedures, such as injections, suturing and wound care, and managing infections. Develop and implement patient management plans, record progress notes, and assist in provision of continuity of care. Instruct and counsel patients regarding compliance with prescribed therapeutic regimens and health maintenance. Assisting in the operating room, office hours and rotated trauma call. Job Requirements: Graduate of an accredited physician assistant program; Current certificate of registration from the NCCPA. Applicants must be certified in BLS, ACLS, PALS, and ATLS. Previous Orthopedic experience is preferred, but new graduates are welcome. Rigorous on the job training from Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeons.

    United Health Services is a family of health service organizations that exists to improve the health of the communities we serve by developing and maintaining a comprehensive and cost-effective health care system. A not-for-profit organization, located in the Southern Tier of Upstate New York with Primary and Specialty Care offices in many locations throughout Broome, Chenango, Delaware and Tioga counties.

    Formed in 1981 through the consolidation of three community hospitals, United Health Services employs more than 6,000 people. As a teaching hospital, affiliated with the SUNY Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse, NY and the Binghamton University Health Sciences Center, United Health Services trains over 75 physicians per year in residency and fellowship programs.

    As a community-based system, the values that guide decision-making and behavior should reflect the culture of its communities and what they expect from their health care system. These values place special demands on all who are part of United Health Services.

Contact Donald.Lloyd@nyuhs.org or by phone at 731.402.6843 with questions.

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