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Physician Assistant/ MSK Monmouth-Surgery
We are currently seeking a surgical Physician Assistant to join our MSK Monmouth team to work in our ambulatory PACU and multispecialty surgical OR suites. Must be flexible to train and practice between Manhattan and New Jersey sites. A strong background in laparoscopic procedures is a plus.
A multi-specialty focused group of PAs providing highly skilled surgical expertise and assistance to MSKCC’s world renowned surgeons.
The Surgical PA will be multi-specialty focused and cover all OR cases performed at MSK Monmouth, as well as, some endoscopic procedures. In addition, the Surgical PA will also rotate in the Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU) to recover and treat any acute medical issues, First and Second assist in the OR and Endoscopic Suites, Collaborate with members of our multidisciplinary team and participate in process improvement/efficiency initiatives. As the program expands, we may add more subspecialties to the OR mix; the following oncologic based subspecialties will have a strong OR presence at MSK Monmouth.
• Breast Surgery
• Gynecologic Oncology Surgery
• Urologic Oncology Surgery
• Head & Neck Surgery
• Thoracic Surgery
• Gastric & Mixed Tumor Surgery
• Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
• Colorectal Surgery
• Orthopedic surgery
• A team player
• Proactive and have a genuine interest in surgical oncology
• Excellent at time management
• 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
• Flexible with schedule
• Adaptable in approach and demeanor in real time to match the shifting demands of different situations
Graduated from an accredited PA program
NCCPA board certification
NJS and NYS license or qualification for state licensures (required)
2+ years of operative experience in surgical oncology or in one of the noted surgical subspecialties (strongly preferred). New graduates are welcome to apply.
Work a full-time schedule flexed Monday – Friday with potential Saturday in the future
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