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Practice Physician Assistant- Sports Medicine Orthopedics - NYC-FT Day- Ortho experience preferred

North Shore-LIJ Health System

New York, NY
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Job Title: Practice Physician Assistant- Sports Medicine Orthopedics - NYC-FT Day- Ortho experience preferred
Job Number: 0017JD

The Practice Physician Assistant performs a variety of functions and technical procedures necessary for admission, assessment, diagnosis, treatment, follow-up and outcome evaluation.  Participates in performance improvement, research and educational activities.
  • Takes initial patient histories and performs physical examinations.
  • Initiates, documents and communicates the plan of care and follows-up to ensure complete screening and preparation of patients.
  • Performs daily patient rounds.
  • Writes orders for medications, laboratory work and diagnostic tests.  Interprets laboratory and test results.
  • Confers with attending physicians, residents, nursing staff and/or other care providers to ensure optimum quality of patient care.
  • Upon discharge, notes discharge summaries, prescriptions and any referrals on patient charts.  Informs patients of the necessary post-discharge care instructions.
  • Performs related duties, as required.


    • Bachelor’s Degree, required.
    • Graduate of an accredited (Accreditation Review Committee for Physician Assistant Programs (ARC-PA) program, required.
    • Licensed Physician Assistant (LPA) by the New York State Department of Education, required.
    • Current NCCPA Certification from the National Commission on the Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA), required.
    • Current BLS and ACLS certification, required.

    Job Physician Assistant

    Primary Location New York County-New York-210 East 64th Street

    Schedule Full Time

    Shift Day Job

    Shift Detail Physician schedule dependant