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Physician Assistant, Surgical Assist (Orthopedics/Urology)

Company: CarePoint Health
Location: Bayonne
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

About Us:CarePoint Health is one of New Jersey's leading health care systems comprised of three long-standing and highly-regarded hospitals - Bayonne Medical Center, Christ Hospital, and Hoboken University Medical Center. CarePoint united these three area hospitals to provide 360 degree coordinated care by integrating the medical facilities and physician networks associated with these institutions. With over 4,500 employees, CarePoint is the largest private employer in Hudson County, New Jersey, and each year provides care to over 300,000 individuals. CarePoint prides itself on its patient-focused approach to care delivery, with an emphasis on preventative medicine, health education, and disease management. Leveraging its vast network of physicians and healthcare experts, CarePoint is quickly becoming recognized as a leader in the broader healthcare landscape as it pioneers creative solutions to address urgent population health needs.What You'll Be Doing:
This Full Time Position will provide pre and post op care, provide practice support, and assist on Orthopedic/Urological surgeries for CarePoint Health System.
Primary Responsibilities (include but are not limited to):

  • Conducts physical exams, assesses health status, orders and interprets tests, prescribes medications, and treats illnesses including giving injections and suturing wounds. Consults with physicians as needed and refers to physicians for more complicated medical cases or cases that are not a routine part of a PA's scope of work.
  • Monitors therapies and provides continuity of care.
  • Triages patient calls and evaluates patient problems. Responds to emergencies including use of CPR.
  • Counsels patient/family on preventive health care.
  • Documents patient information and care in medical record and may maintain department statistical database for research purposes.
  • Assesses patient status by obtaining health history through patient/family interviews and chart reviews; assessing presenting illness, risk factors, and family history, psychosocial situation, and cultural factors; and performing appropriate physical examination.
  • Orders/performs appropriate laboratory diagnostic and other screening tests. Integrates data to determine diagnosis and therapeutic plan, including identification of any health risks.What We're Looking For:
    • Active NJ PA License
    • Availability to start withing 90 days
    • 1+ Years of Surgical Assist Experience (preferably in Orthopedics/Urology)What We Offer:
      • Competitive pay + Bonus Potential
      • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
      • 401k with Company match
      • Generous paid time off
      • Paid Holidays
      • Advancement and career development opportunitiesIndeed Sponsored Job Hashtags: #carepointNC

Keywords: CarePoint Health, Bayonne , Physician Assistant, Surgical Assist (Orthopedics/Urology), Healthcare , Bayonne, New Jersey

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