NYC Health + Hospitals
Brooklyn, New York, United States
(on-site)
Spotlight Preferred
5 days ago

Description

Overview

Physician Affiliate Group of New York (PAGNY) is adding a Orthopedic Surgeon to the group at NYC Health + Hospitals/Kings County. The Hospital is part of NYC Health + Hospitals. Kings County Hospital operates a world-renowned Level 1 Trauma Center, one of only three in Brooklyn, which serves 2.6 million residents of Brooklyn and Staten Island. The hospital maintains a strong academic affiliation with SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University tmaintain its high healthcare delivery standards. 

 

The mission of NYC Health + Hospitals is to extend equally to all New Yorkers, regardless of the ability to pay, comprehensive health services of the highest quality in an atmosphere of humane care, dignity, and respect. Their Values are built on a foundation of social and racial equity and has established the ICARE standards for all staff.  

 

NYC Health + Hospitals is the nation’s largest municipal health care delivery system in the United States. Dedicated to providing the highest quality health care services to all New Yorkers with compassion, dignity and respect, and regardless of immigration status or ability to pay. 

Kings County is located in the East Flatbush/Prospect-Lefferts section of Brooklyn, close to the 2 and 5 subways. Our patients are diverse, with the majority being Afro-Caribbean. Most of our patients are native English speakers. Knowledge of French/Haitian Creole is helpful, but not required. 

The trauma fellowship trained orthopedic surgeon provides surgical and non-surgical care to complex orthopedic trauma patients including those with pelvic fractures, complex intra-articular fractures, bone defect and limb lengthening surgery, treatment of osteomyelitis, non-unions, and other complex pathologies requiring advanced knowledge and skill.  The individual will provide currently acceptable standards of advanced care of these complex orthopedic pathologies consistent with the requirements and standards of the American College of Surgeons and the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery. This individual will also be the orthopedic trauma representative to the multi-disciplinary trauma meetings as required for ACS level one trauma centers as well as participating in providing 24 hour, 7 day per week emergency on call coverage; also an ACS requirement.

Responsibilities

Plan and perform surgery on complex orthopedic cases including pelvic fractures, complex long bone and intra-articular fractures, complex fractures of the upper and lower extremities.

Participation in the emergency call schedule for orthopedic surgery. Participation in the ACS trauma multi-disciplinary activities, including data collection and compliance issues required for a level I trauma center Teaching orthopedic surgery residents, medical students, physicians assistants and other personal. Quality initiatives. Critical review of orthopedic trauma consultations seen in the Emergency Department and In-Patient units.

  • Outpatient and inpatient surgical and non-surgical care for complex orthopedic trauma as noted above.
  • Orthopedic Liaison to the Multi-disciplinary trauma committee
  • Chief of the Orthopedic Trauma Service
  • Responsibility for Quality Programs required by the hospital and the American College of Surgeons
  • Teaching of Orthopedic Surgery residents
  • Review of Orthopedic Consultations from the Emergency Department and in-patient services
  • Departmental administration as required

Qualifications

  • Current licensed NYS registration certificate
  • Graduate of approved medical school (Orthopedic Trauma Fellowship trained Board Eligible or Certified Orthopedic Surgeon)

Exceptional Benefits Include: 

  • Competitive compensation package 
  • 10% 401K company contribution after one year of servicewith 3% company contribution starting day one 
  • Choice of a three tiered, starting at FREE medical plans starting day one 
  • Excellent dental insurance including orthodontics coverage starting day one 
  • Generous paid time off program 
  • CME days and dollars 
  • Eligibility for loan forgiveness through the National Student Debt Forgiveness Center 
  • Visa candidates are considered  
  • Malpractice Provided 
  • Annual Salary: $500,000.00 

Physician Affiliate Group of New York (PAGNY), a tax-exempt organization affiliated with NYC Health + Hospitals, is one of the largest physician groups in New York State and directly employs nearly 4,000 physicians and allied health professionals who serve seven of New York City’s public hospitals, numerous public health community-based practices, and the city’s Correctional Health Service. 

 

Physician Affiliate Group of New York, P.C. (“PAGNY”) is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online. 



Job ID: 74273219

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