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PAs needed for ongoing Surgery locums - Staten Island



Staten Island, NY, USA
Posted on Wednesday, January 31, 2024

We are seeking Physician Assistants to join our clients team for an ongoing locums assignment. Flexible shift scheduling available. Applicants need 4+ shifts per month of availability.

Available Shifts: Days & Nights

- Malpractice plus tail coverage
- Weekly pay
- Online timesheets

- Active NY state medical license
- Board Certified
- 2+ years' experience in Surgery

Description (included but not limited to):
- Assess patients prior to surgical procedures to ensure they're fit for surgeries
- Answer patient questions about surgical procedures and offering reassurance to nervous patients
- Communicate with surgical physicians ahead of procedures to determine what tools and equipment the need
- Prepare the operating room and making sure they have the correct number of tools and equipment necessary
- Hold tools for physicians during surgery and handing them items as needed
- Help surgical physicians manipulate internal bodily structures to enhance visibility and make it easier to perform internal procedures
- Oversee minor or routine procedures on their own, including draining abscesses, overseeing laparoscopies, performing biopsies or conducting burn excisions
- Stitch up patients using sutures and surgical knots
- Coordinate discharge activities and ensuring the health of a patient before approving their discharge from hospital
- Help patients schedule follow-up appointments before patients get discharged