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Physician Assistant- Surgery - New York, NY, USA

Job Description

Physician Affiliate Group of New York (PAGNY)  is one of the largest multi-disciplinary groups in the country whose main purpose is to nurture and embolden the healthcare providers who take care of the most fragile and vulnerable patients in New York City.  PAGNY  people do more than diagnose and treat; we uplift the spirits and dignity of patients because we love what we do, and it shows.  PAGNY  is committed to recruiting and retaining productive and enthusiastic physicians and promotes our health professionals wellness. 

PAGNY  is comprised of over 4,000 physicians and healthcare professionals who provide services to NYC Health + Hospitals (H+H), the largest public health system in the United States.  Our practitioners are highly skilled professionals with outstanding credentials who deliver the highest level of quality healthcare to patients throughout New York City.    

NYC Health + Hospitals/Metropolitan , located on First Avenue & 97th Street in Manhattan, accommodate over 313,000 outpatient visits, nearly 70,000 emergency room visits and more than 13,000 inpatient admissions annually. The hospital maintains an academic affiliation with New York Medical College. 


General Overview:

Physician Assistant assists the Physician. Conducts examinations of new patients, writes treatment plans, performs and interprets diagnostic tests and conducts outpatient procedures.  Assists in conducting hospital rounds, tasks and other procedures.


  • Demonstrates knowledge of the Privacy and Security rules outlined in the HIPAA guidelines
  • Successfully completes the mandatory three day H+H orientation
  • Adheres and conforms to all hospital and departmental guidelines, policies and procedures
  • Intake patients medical history
  • Diagnose and treat illnesses
  • Orders and interprets tests
  • Counsels on preventive healthcare
  • Assists in surgery
  • Writes prescriptions
  • Provides direct outpatient and inpatient care under Attending supervision
  • Participates as assistant in both in-patient and out-patient surgeries and facilitates in the post-operative care regarding prescriptions and arranging follow up care
  • Participates in assigned medical adult and pediatric clinics as a healthcare provider/extender
  • Responsible for medical evaluation and management according to accepted protocol
  • Provides initial visits and revisit assessments
  • Establishes plan of care with patient
  • Utilizes medical/surgical consultation and/or referrals appropriately when needed and collaborates with other healthcare professionals to ensure comprehensive patient services
  • Provides relevant health supervision and education
  • Admits and discharges patients to and from Surgery service
  • Evaluates, performs the history and physical examinations
  • Orders and interprets radiological and laboratory tests
  • Participates in daily rounds and note writing of all Surgery in-patients and consultations
  • Consults and collaborates with other Medical/Surgical and Psychiatric services as necessary to optimize patient care within Surgery guidelines
  • Participates in assigned on call coverage
  • Thoroughly explains each procedure to patient
  • Practices sterile technique to prevent cross contamination to patients and instruments and adheres to the hospitals infection control guidelines
  • Identifies problems and communicates to immediate supervisor; offers appropriate solutions
  • Demonstrates complete working knowledge of all equipment within the department
  • Participates in quality control procedures and quality assurance
  • Prepares daily work log as required
  • Adheres to the departmental attendance policy
  • Participates in identified professional organizations, external meetings and seminars, and film critique in-service activities as required to maintain professional acumen
  • Assists in departmental orientation and training of new hires and students
  • All other duties as required by the department


  • Current New York State license and registration as a Physician Assistant
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Health Sciences or a related field
  • Graduation and accreditation from a 2 year Physicians Assistant program



Benefits include:  

  • Competitive compensation package 
  • Choice of a three-tiered nearly FREE medical plan 
  • Excellent dental insurance including orthodontics coverage 
  • Generous paid time off program 
  • CME days and dollars 
  • Salary Range: $120,000 -$160,000




Contact Email:
Employer: Physician Affiliate Group of New York, P.C.(PAGNY)
Location: New York, NY, USA
Position Type: Physician (MD, DO, Resident)
Employment Type: Permanent
Specialty: Surgery
Salary Range: