• Physician Assistant - Surgery (Urology)

    Location US-NY-Brooklyn
    Regular Full-Time
    NYC Health + Hospitals/Coney Island
  • Overview

    In partnership with NYC Health + Hospitals/Coney Island our teams accommodate more than 250,000 outpatient visits, more than 89,000 emergency room visits, and with 371 beds, more than 15,000 inpatient admissions annually. The hospital maintains a strong academic affiliation with SUNY Downstate Medical Center and New York College of Osteopathic Medicine in order to maintain its high standards of healthcare delivery.



    • Performs complete pre-operative History and Physicals on all surgical patients, identifying and alerting the surgeon to any disqualifying conditions that present
    • Interprets laboratory and diagnostic tests
    • Orders, collects and performs appropriate laboratory and diagnostic studies, such as routine laboratory tests, EMG, electrocardiogram and radiologic examinations including arthrogram, ultrasound, CT, MRI and bone scan studies
    • Implements therapeutic intervention for specific conditions when appropriate
    • Performs first assistant duties in all surgical procedures
    • Formulates and implements discharge planning and clinical follow-up in conjunction with surgeon
    • Dictates discharge summaries
    • Evaluates and provides appropriate intervention (in conjunction with supervising surgeon) for ER and nursing home patients
    • Answers consults from the ED and other wards for Urology. 



    • May perform first or second assistant duties in the OR
    • Performs and/or assists in procedures such as transrectal ultrasound (TRUS) volume studies, urodynamics, cystoscopies, post-void residual (PVRs) evaluations, difficult catheterizations, post-op voiding trails and other necessary procedures



    • Graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant Program
    • Current Board Certification from the National Commission on the Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA)
    • Bachelor's degree
    • Licensed Physician Assistant by the New York State Department of Education
    • Current BLS certification
    • D.E.A. Certificate
    • Infection Control Certificate


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