Pediatric PA First Assist Neurosurgery Req 90575

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90575 - This is a great job opportunity for the Pediatric Physician Assistant with First Assist experience to join the newly expanding Neurosurgery department at this leading California Medical Center that's affiliated with one of the top academic children's hospitals in the U.S. Patients include those who require routine pediatric neurosurgery care to those needing more complex patient management for conditions such as brain tumors, hydrocephalus, Spina Bifida, head trauma, craniofacial abnormalities and Chiari malformation. Responsibilities of the PA First Assist Pediatric Neurosurgery job include first assist in the OR, inpatient care, outpatient clinic duties and community outreach. This is a full time 8 hour days position, with no weekends, nights, holidays, or call.

The leading academic children's hospital with which this Medical Center is affiliated is the premier pediatric health care center on the West Coast. It has been delivering Extraordinary Care for Extraordinary Kids from around the world since its inception. It has been named to the Honor Roll of the top ten children's hospitals, and their Neurosurgery and Neurosurgery program is highly ranked in U.S. News and World Report's Best Children's Hospitals for 2017-18.

For more information please contact Jill Gilliland, Melnic Healthcare Providers Community, at jill@melnic.com or (800) 886-7906. Thank you.

Education Requirements

Education requirements for the Physician Assistant First Assist in Pediatric Neurosurgery Job:
Graduate of a Master's level accredited educational program for Physician Assistants

Responsibilities

Responsibilities of the Physician Assistant First Assist in Pediatric Neurosurgery Job:
Obtain medical histories and perform physical examinations on new and returning patients
Order, perform, and evaluate laboratory and diagnostic studies
Administer, order, furnish, and prescribe medications
Order and collect specimens for routine laboratory tests, screening, and therapeutic procedures
Order physical therapy, occupational therapy, respiratory therapy, radiology examinations, and nursing services
Perform designated procedures after demonstrated competency
Obtain informed consent as indicated
Directly assist the supervising neurosurgery physician in the OR during the intraoperative phase
Provide education and support for patients and their families
Facilitate the coordination of inpatient and outpatient care and services
Initiate arrangements for hospital admissions and discharges; complete appropriate paperwork
Facilitate collaboration between providers and coordination for community resources

Experience

Experience requirements for the Physician Assistant First Assist in Pediatric Neurosurgery Job:
Previous Physician Assistant experience
One year of post-graduate experience in a pediatric setting, strongly preferred

Qualifications

Qualifications for the Physician Assistant First Assist in Pediatric Neurosurgery Job:
Licensure as a Physician Assistant (PA) in the State of California
Certification as a Physician Assistant (PA) by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants, NCCPA
Certification in Basic Life Support, BLS, from the American Heart Association
Individual Drug Enforcement Agency, DEA, license for Schedule II-V controlled substances

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