This vacancy will be posted on internal Career Website for 5 business days.

Associates are eligible to apply for a lateral transfer after completion of one (1) year of service in their present position, with the following exception: an Associate who has received a written warning is not eligible for a transfer/promotion prior to six (6) months from date of issuance; an Associate who has been suspended is not eligible for transfer/promotion prior to one (1) year from date of suspension. Part-time Associates who have completed their probationary period can move to full-time vacancies within their department provided such movement will not unreasonably reduce the operational efficiency of that department. Probationary period is three (3) months for full-time employees, and four (4) months for part-time employees who works more than 3/5 of the normal workweek.


The practice of a Physician Assistant shall include medical services within the education, training & experience of the PA, delegated by the supervising physician.  

Responsibilities may also include overseeing completion & submission of routine & special reports.  

Medical services rendered by PAs may include, but are not limited to, obtaining patient histories & performing physical examinations; ordering &/or performing diagnostic & therapeutic procedures; formulating a diagnosis; developing & implementing a treatment plan; monitoring the effectiveness of therapeutic interventions; assisting at surgery; offering counseling & education to meet patient needs; making appropriate referrals.  

The activities listed above may be performed in any setting authorized by the supervising physician, including but not limited to, clinics, hospitals, nursing homes & other institution settings. 



Working with all clinical staff at Montefiore, including office staff, preoperative clinical staff as well as staff on the unit, as well as patient's & their family members 

Communicate with Internal Medicine/Co-management physicians as well as communicate with patient's physicians within or outside the Montefiore system, as well as office staff, to coordinate & obtain pertinent health information as needed to assess & medically clear each patient for surgery 

Teaching, regarding preoperative education when needed 

Performance improvement & research activities, maintaining professional practice standards & clinical expertise, & demonstrating leadership skills. The clinician will demonstrate core & unit specific competencies, based on the patient population served 

Contributes to the actualization of the philosophy & objectives of the dept of orthopedic surgery, & the Montefiore Center for joint replacement surgery. They participate in performance improvement & research activities, & maintains professional practice standards & clinical expertise 

Help the medical team perform complete preoperative medical evaluations for patients undergoing orthopedic surgery.  This will include physical assessment, ordering specific lab tests, interpreting lab data, assessing the patient's current medications, and recommending changes of medication therapy preoperative.  The clinician/coordinator will understand & utilize guidelines that will ensure patient's safety for surgical procedures & anesthesia. The clinician must be self-directed & semi-autonomous.  

Participate in dept performance improvement activities. Navigate multi-disciplinary staff through established process improvement initiatives using proper methodologies.  


Bachelor's Degree required

NYS PA License 

Certified by NCCPA 

Physical assessment skills, EMR proficiency 

Managing multiple schedules simultaneously. 

Coordinating & reconciling patient care with outside clinical entities. 

Prioritizing care based on clinical needs of patients (inpatient & outpatient)


Department: Orthopedic Surgery Bargaining Unit: 1199 Campus: WAKEFIELD Employment Status: Per Diem Address: 600 East 233rd Street, Bronx
Shift: Night Scheduled Hours: PER DIEM Req ID: 219899 Salary Range/Pay Rate:   $85.00 


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Montefiore is an equal employment opportunity employer. Montefiore will recruit, hire, train, transfer, promote, layoff and discharge associates in all job classifications without regard to their race, color, religion, creed, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, gender, actual or presumed disability, history of disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic predisposition or carrier status, pregnancy, military status, marital status, or partnership status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 




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