Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Physician Assistant/ MSK Monmouth, NJ-Surgery (Plastic Surgery Background a plus!) in Monmouth, New Jersey
Physician Assistant/ MSK Monmouth, NJ-Surgery (Plastic Surgery Background a plus!)
Job Posting Number: 15340
Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant
September 21, 2017
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.
Physician Assistant/ MSK Monmouth-Surgery (Plastic surgery experience highly preferred)
We are currently seeking a surgical Physician Assistant to join our MSK Monmouth team to work in our new ambulatory and multispecialty surgical OR suites. We are in the process of building a plastic surgery service, so we are seeking a PA who has a strong background in plastic surgery with flexibility to learn and to first assist with other surgical specialties.
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.
Gynecologic Oncology Surgery
Urologic Oncology Surgery
Head & Neck Surgery
Gastric & Mixed Tumor Surgery
Plastic & Reconstructive 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
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.
Hours/Shifts: full-time schedule flexed Monday – Friday #LI_TA1
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