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Orthopedic Physician Assistant



Bronx, NY, USA
Posted on Thursday, November 30, 2023

BronxCare Health System Overview:

BronxCare Health System is the largest voluntary, not-for-profit health and teaching hospital system dedicated to serving the South and Central Bronx. With 859 beds and a workforce of over 4,500 employees, BronxCare is committed to delivering top-quality healthcare services to the community. The health system encompasses two main hospital divisions, comprehensive psychiatric and chemical dependency programs, a long-term care facility, and an extensive outpatient network, making it one of the largest providers of outpatient services in New York City, with close to one million visits annually. The BronxCare Emergency Room stands as one of the busiest in New York, further emphasizing our dedication to accessible and high-quality healthcare.

**Job Description:**

BronxCare Health System is seeking a highly skilled and motivated Orthopedic Physician Assistant to join our dynamic healthcare team. The ideal candidate will play a crucial role in the orthopedic department, collaborating with physicians, nurses, and other healthcare professionals to ensure the delivery of exceptional patient care.


1. **Patient Evaluation and Assessment:**

- Conduct thorough patient assessments, including medical history reviews and physical examinations.

- Order and interpret diagnostic tests, such as X-rays and MRI scans.

2. **Orthopedic Treatment Planning:**

- Assist in the development of comprehensive treatment plans for orthopedic patients.

- Collaborate with orthopedic surgeons to determine appropriate interventions and surgical procedures.

3. **Surgical Assistance:**

- Provide skilled assistance in orthopedic surgeries, ensuring a seamless and efficient operating room experience.

- Assist with pre-operative and post-operative patient care.

4. **Patient Education:**

- Educate patients on their orthopedic conditions, treatment options, and post-operative care.

- Address patient questions and concerns, promoting informed decision-making.

5. **Collaboration and Communication:**

- Work closely with physicians, nurses, and other healthcare professionals to coordinate patient care.

- Maintain clear and concise communication regarding patient progress, treatment plans, and any changes in condition.

6. **Documentation:**

- Accurately document patient encounters, treatment plans, and other relevant information in electronic medical records.


- Graduation from an accredited Physician Assistant program.

- Current New York State Physician Assistant license.

- Orthopedic experience preferred.

- Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

- Ability to work collaboratively in a fast-paced healthcare environment.

If you are a dedicated and qualified Orthopedic Physician Assistant looking to contribute to a vibrant healthcare community, we invite you to apply and become an integral part of the BronxCare Health System family. Together, we strive to make a positive impact on the health and well-being of the diverse communities we serve.

*BronxCare Health System is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.*