ANNOUNCEMENT OF Professional Vacancy

STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK · DOWNSTATE MEDICAL CENTER  
450 CLARKSON AVENUE, BOX 1194, BROOKLYN, NEW YORK 11203
Department: ORTHOPAEDIC SURGERY & REHAB MEDICINE Job Title: TH PHYSICIANS ASST I
Professional  Rank: SL-5 Descriptive Title: TH PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT I
Salary Range: Commensurate with experience & qualifications Line Number: Line# 57011
Additional Position Information: Hours of work: 9AM-5PM; Days of week: Monday-Friday; Hours per week: 37.5.
Brief Description of 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

All successful candidates must undergo various background checks, maintain credentials required for continued employment and adhere to the SUNY-DMC UHB Principles of Behavior.   Clinical Faculty and Allied Health professionals must receive and maintain Medical Board authorization.
Qualifications:
REQUIRED: NYS License and Bachelorís 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.
Posting ID: 15152 Ref #: B/PR-57011-17
Persons interested in the above position should submit a resume along with a cover letter to ==>
Please include: Job Title( TH PHYSICIANS ASST I ), Line( 57011 ) and PostingID( 15152 )
The Employment Office
M.S.C.  1194
450 Clarkson Avenue
Brooklyn, New York 11203  ( email: careers@downstate.edu )

Closing date for receipt of applications:

Internal Consideration Program: Open Until Filled Off-campus recruitment: Open Until Filled

SUNY Downstate Medical Center offers a competitive salary and benefits package.
SUNY Downstate Medical Center is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, familiar status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status or criminal conviction.