PA PICU Job Req 90833

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This is a great job opportunity for a Physician Assistant experienced in Pediatric Critical Care to join the PICU team at this leading academic children's hospital. Under the direction of the attending physician, the PA in the 55 bed Pediatric Intensive Care Unit and 24 bed Progressive Care Unit is responsible for providing clinical management of inpatient, state-of-the-art care for children who are critically injured or ill, have undergone surgery, or are undergoing special diagnostic procedures.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities of the Physician Assistant in the PICU Job
Assess and evaluate patient conditions by obtaining medical histories and performing physical examinations
Order, perform, and interpret laboratory and diagnostic tests, including invasive interventions and procedures
Analyze indications, contraindications, risk and cost benefits of therapeutic interventions
Formulate, manage, and modify plans of care
Facilitate patient transitions between and within healthcare settings
Provide patient and family support and education
Provide staff education and clinical consultation to the interdisciplinary team
Maintain competencies seeking educational offerings and attending conferences
Participate in research programs

Qualifications

Qualifications for the Physician Assistant in the PICU Job
Certificate of Prescriptive Authority in Pennsylvania upon hire
Current Physician Assistant licensure in Pennsylvania
Current National Physician Assistant certification

Education Requirements

Education Requirements for the Physician Assistant in the PICU Job
Graduate of a Master's level accredited educational program for Physician Assistants

Hospital/Clinic Description

Comprehensive medical and surgical care is provided to more than 17,000 infants, children, and adolescents at this 500+ bed leading children's academic hospital each year. It was voted the #1 pediatric hospital in the U.S. by Parents Magazine and has achieved Magnet status for quality patient care, nursing excellence, and innovations in professional nursing practice. It is the number two children's hospital on U. S. News & World Report's honor roll of Best Children's Hospitals for 2019-20. This full-time rotating position offers benefits that provide flexibility financial security and work-life balance in addition to a variety of opportunities to participate in ongoing professional development.
For more information, please contact Sharla Jepkes, Candidate Manager, Melnic Healthcare Providers Community, at sharla@melnic.com or (800) 886-7906. Thank you.

Experience

Experience Requirements for the Physician Assistant in the PICU Job
Minimum of 2-3 years of PA experience working in pediatric critical care

Skills

inpatient; pediatric; Pediatric intensive Care Unit; Physician Assistant

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