Physician Assistant/Surgical – Josie Robertson Surgery Center (Outpatient and Short-Stay Surgical Center)

USA-NY-New York
1 week ago(1/10/2018 12:27 PM)
Requisition ID
Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant

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 27th 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 2016, as well as Glassdoor’s annual Employees’ Choice Awards 2017. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.

Job Description

Physician Assistant/Surgical – Josie Robertson Surgery Center (Outpatient and Short-Stay Surgical Center)


The Josie Robertson Surgery Center (JRSC) is a first-of-its-kind, freestanding outpatient and short-stay cancer surgery facility that delivers exceptional care to patients while utilizing the latest in surgical technology. The Center re-designs the way in which perioperative cancer care is provided, with an emphasis on innovation, continuous data-driven improvement, and an optimized patient experience. The opening of this new facility marked a new direction at MSK by focusing expertise on the delivery of high quality, cost effective surgical treatment of cancer that will complement a long established reputation for excellent surgical care of patients with advanced, complex cancers. Through the JRSC, MSK has developed a safe, efficient, patient-friendly, high-volume, high-quality, extended ambulatory surgical program committed to continual quality improvement and patient and provider satisfaction.


We are currently seeking a surgical Physician Assistant to join our JRSC team and work in our new ambulatory and multispecialty surgical center. Our JRSC Physician Assistants provide highly skilled surgical expertise and assistance to MSKCC’s world renowned surgeons in the following oncologic based surgical subspecialties: *Breast *Head & Neck *Gynecology *Plastics & Reconstruction *Urology *Robotic and Laparoscopic surgery


Principal responsibilities: *First and Second OR Assist *Collaboration with members of our multidisciplinary team *Participation in process improvement/efficiency initiatives


Ideal Candidate: *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 are: *Graduate from an accredited PA program *NCCPA certification *Active NYS license or be qualified for state licensure *A minimum of 2 years of related experience in surgery or surgical oncology strongly preferred


Hours: Full-time 10 hour days/ Flexed Monday – Friday




MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.  


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