Lead Physician Assistant-PA Coordinator (Leadership/Management Role) – Josie Robertson Surgery Center

Job Posting Number: 17550

Physician Assistant
New York, NY
April 19, 2018
Company Overview:

At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes.

For the 28th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker’s Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2018, as well as one of Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Best Place to Work for 2018. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.

Job Details:

Lead PA, Leadership/Management Opportunity-Josie Robertson Surgery Center

MSK is looking for a full-time Physician Assistant for a surgical leadership position.
The Physician Assistant (PA) Coordinator will oversee and manage the daily operations of the physician assistant staff in the Operating Rooms at the Josie Robertson Surgery Center, an ambulatory surgery center specializing in cancer care. The Coordinator will foster a work environment that promotes collaboration, excellence in clinical practice, and optimal team functioning. The PA Coordinator will also spend a portion of their time clinically, functioning as a first assistant in the 12 ORs at the JRSC.

The PA Coordinator will work closely with physicians, APPs, anesthesia staff and nurses to ensure patient care and operational needs are being achieved in a successful and innovative manner. The PA Coordinator will be responsible for the clinical, educational and administrative management of PAs at JRSC.

You Are:

  • Capable of anticipating and balancing the needs to multiple stakeholders
  • Resourceful, securing and deploying resources effectively and efficiently
  • An effective communicator
  • Openly relatable and comfortable with diverse groups of people
  • Adaptable in approach and demeanor in real time to match the shifting demands of different situations

Qualifications needed:
The position requires a minimum of five years experience with proven administrative/leadership skills and a minimum of 3 years of OR experience as a first assistant. Applicants must be a graduate of an accredited PA Program, NCCPA board certified, have a registered NYS license and DEA certificate.

Hours: Full time days, flexed according to operational needs.



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