Greater Hudson Valley Health System (GHVHS)

  • Trauma Surgery Physician Assistant

    Job Location US-NY-Middletown
    Posted Date 3 months ago(4/19/2018 11:06 AM)
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Employed Physician
    Shift Type
    7 - Variable Start Time
    If Other - Shift Slot
    Variable day, evening, and nights. Including weekends and holidays.
    Normal Working Schedule
    Variable day, evening, and nights. Including weekends and holidays.
    Orange Regional Medical Center
  • Overview

    Greater Hudson Valley Health System (GHVHS) is a nonprofit corporation located in Middletown, NY, and is the parent company for Orange Regional and Catskill Regional Medical Centers. It provides specialty services and medical programs to nearly 450,000 residents in the mid-Hudson and Catskill region and has 3,300 employed professionals and over 850 medical staff members. It is one of the largest health care providers in the area, with three hospital campuses and several outpatient facilities. Orange Regional Medical Group (ORMG) and Catskill Regional Medical Group (CRMG) are new and growing multi-specialty, hospital-supported group medical practices with Board-certified Doctors, Board-certified Nurse Practitioners and Board-certified Advanced Practice Professionals providing outpatient and inpatient care servicing Orange, Sullivan, Ulster Counties and beyond.  The region affords the charm and warmth of the suburbs with good schools, low taxes and a diverse community while offering a broad selection of world-class culture, shopping, restaurants, sporting venues, and entertainment for your leisure  just a short distance from New York City.


    Orange Regional Medical Center has begun construction on an exciting new 153,000 square foot, five-story physician office building and a 26,000 square foot, single-story cancer center at the hospital’s main campus. When completed in the fall of 2016, the $99 million project will help relocate many outpatient services currently provided at other off-campus locations into new, state-of-the-art buildings on the existing 73-acre hospital campus in Middletown. Both new buildings will be patient-centered healing environments incorporating all the latest technology and amenities for patients and families.


    Physician Assistant 

    The Surgical Physician Assistant’s position is primarily focused on clinical management, favorable impact on quality of care and is responsible to oversee the total care of the Trauma and Surgery patient including physical exams and treatment of illness.  Surgical Physician Assistants will function in all areas of the pre/ peri and post-operative environment including pre-admission, test review, intra-operative first assisting, PACU care, SICU care, step-down unit, outpatient clinic, office practice and other areas designated. Surgical Physician Assistants will use a variety of skills to educate, consult and manage the Trauma or Surgery patient population and assist the patient/family, the patient care team and physicians. They will work collaboratively with the health care team including Trauma and Surgery physicians, anesthesiologists, other physicians involved in the trauma or surgery patient care, nurses, case management, physical and occupational therapy and with departments affecting the care of the Trauma or Surgery patient. Surgical Physician’s Assistants will act as a clinical educator working with staff on Trauma or Surgery competencies, new procedures and advanced practice skills. They will work with the Trauma Surgeons to implement necessary medical aspects of care including discharges and pain management.   Surgical Physician’s Assistant will use these skills to affect a quality patient experience.


    Physician Assistant


    Graduate of an Accredited Physician’s Assistant Program

    Current Physician’s Assistant Licensure in New York State

    Successful completion and maintenance of National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants

    Supervising Practice Agreement with the Medical Director of the Trauma Program or their designee within the scope of practice of such supervising physician

    Updated ACLS certification is required. Updated BLS certification is optional but recommended & PALS & ATLS Certifications required.


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