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90424 - We currently have several opportunities for this Pediatric Physician Assistant GI Hospitalist front line provider position that includes three 13 hour shifts in a 24//7 coverage department. The PA in this role also covers general pediatrics patient overflow as needed. This Physician Assistant Hospitalist position in the Division of Gastroenterology at this leading academic children's hospital provides comprehensive, high-level multidisciplinary inpatient GI care and services for their pediatric patients with illnesses of the gastrointestinal system. Diagnostics include endoscopy, manometry, liver biopsy, hydrogen breath test, resting energy expenditures, DEXA bone density measurements and pancreatic function testing with follow-up treatment and care.
Obtain patient histories
Perform physical examinations
Order, perform and interpret diagnostic tests and procedures
Assess the complex acute, critical and chronically ill patient for urgent and emergent conditions
Use assessment data to formulate plans of care
Manage plan of care evaluating, modifying and documenting patient response to therapy
Analyze indications, contraindications, risk of complications and cost benefits of therapeutic interventions
Provide education and support for patients and families, nursing staff, and healthcare providers
Provide consultant services for multidisciplinary health care team members
Graduate of a Master's level educational program for Physician Assistants, required
Current Physician Assistant (PA-C) license in the State of Pennsylvania, required
Certificate to prescribe as applicable, required
One year of physician assistant experience in hospitalist or related experience, required
Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills, required
Demonstrated skills in education, consultation, research and teaching, required
Join this leading academic children's hospital as a physician assistant in the Mid-Atlantic area of the United States has been voted the number one children's hospital in the U.S. by Parents Magazine, and has achieved Magnet status, the highest national recognition granted to a hospital or medical center for quality patient care, nursing excellence and innovations in professional nursing practice. It is number two on the Honor Roll of U.S. News & World Report's Best Children's Hospitals for 2016-17, with Gastroenterology ranking #3 in the nation.
For more information please contact Melnic Consulting Group, Jill Gilliland at Jill@melnic.com or 800-886-7906. Thank you.