Physician's Assistant

Long Island Plastic Surgical Group, P.C. Published: June 13, 2018
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JOB SUMMARY:                 Provide direct/indirect plastic surgery services to patients within the education, training and patient care parameters established by the physicians of Long Island Plastic Surgical Group; perform independent and complex tasks of a routine nature that would normally be performed by the supervising physician such as providing patient education, performing perioperative histories and physicals and assisting in surgery.


  • Perform patient care duties as directed by the supervising physician

  • Maintain open lines of communication with the supervising physician in regards to a patient’s medical history (or other information) during consultations, before/after surgery, and office visits.

  • See pre-op and post op patients; conduct all preoperative histories and physicals and provide the patient with any prescriptions they will need during the perioperative period; answer any pre/post-operative questions from patients

  • Meet with new and existing patients of the supervising physician during office hours; responsible for inpatient consults when supervising physician is unavailable

  • Completes, notes summaries, evaluations and other medical records using EMR (NexTech)

  • Utilize advanced assessment skills to anticipate complex patient problems specific to plastic surgery

  • Perform a variety of inpatient patient care activities, wound care and dressing changes, removal of drain and sutures, etc.

  • Obtain patient’s medical and personal history; obtain signed consent forms and perform physical evaluations on patients; ensure data entered is complete, accurate, up-to-date and communicated to supervising physician and other medical staff in an organized fashion

  • Provide preoperative preparation for patient by completing surgery scheduling forms, obtaining signed consent forms, handing certification insurance concerns

  • Perform postoperative follow-up assessments on patients

  • Assist supervising physician in the operating room with various tasks such as performing first assist in surgery (i.e. surgical procedures such as retraction, cutting suture, etc.); accompany and assist supervising physician at other hospitals, when necessary

  • Maintain and develop knowledge concerning new surgical techniques, while maintaining the skills of the Primary Care PA

  • Observe and comply with all reasonable policies, rules and regulations of the practice and other facilities

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