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Physician Assistant- Surgical Hospitalist



Provide on-site clinical coverage during the evening, night, and weekend hours for the Department of Surgery and its attending physicians at Rochester General Hospital. Coverage includes direct patient care, in-house consults, performance of bedside procedures.

STATUS: Full-time

LOCATION: Rochester General Hospital

DEPARTMENT: Department of Surgery

SCHEDULE: 12-hour shifts


  • Compassionate, warm and patient focused
  • Critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Exceptional documentation skills and professional behavior
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience is required


  • Direction. Responsible during duty hours for the patients on his/her service. He/She will participate as directed by the attending surgeon on the individual’s service.
  • Monitoring. Notifies attending surgeon of any sudden, serious change in a patient’s condition.
  • Management. Sets up peripheral infusions by means of vena puncture, inserts NG tubes, catheterizes for bladder drainage, changes dressings, irrigates wounds, sutures minor lacerations under surgeon supervision, removal of sutures and removes drains as ordered, assists in cardio-pulmonary resuscitation, applies and removes casts under supervision, starts blood transfusions, does arterial punctures for blood gas estimates and venipuncture for laboratory data.


  • BS (Required)
  • MS: Nursing (Required)

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: M - Medium Work - Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects; Requires frequent walking, standing or squatting.


  • RPA - Registered Physician Assistant - New York State Education Department (NYSED)
  • NP - Nurse Practitioner Certification - New York State Education Department (NYSED)
  • RN - Registered Nurse - New York State Education Department (NYSED)

PAY RANGE: $95,000.00 - $150,000.00

The listed base pay range is a good faith representation of current potential base pay for successful applicants. It may be modified in the future. Pay is determined by factors including experience, relevant qualifications, specialty, internal equity, location, and contracts.

Rochester Regional Health is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran
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