Part-time Peds PA Outpatient Pulmonary Job Req 92861

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Consider this great job opportunity with the Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine team at this leading academic children's hospital as the experienced Physician Assistant, providing inpatient and outpatient complex care management for infants, children, and adolescents with lung diseases and conditions such as cystic fibrosis, asthma, bronchitis, chronic lung disease, or congenital conditions present at birth. Many of these are trach vent patients. The PA in this role participates in rounds and sees patients in the Pediatric Intermediate Care Unit (PIMCU) and on the floor in addition to outpatient responsibilities. This is a full time, days position, 60% inpatient and 40% outpatient, that includes about 26 weekend coverages per year.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities of the Physician Assistant in Pulmonary Medicine Job:
Obtain patient histories and perform physical examinations
Order, perform, and interpret diagnostic and laboratory tests
Develop and monitor plans of care
Prescribe and monitor medications
Work with the Home Vent Nurse Practitioner to assist with managing pulmonary inpatients
Provide inpatient consults
Round with the pulmonary team
Manage the discharge process
Initiate referrals and follow up on consultations
Provide patient and family education and support

Qualifications

Qualifications for the Physician Assistant in Pulmonary Medicine Job:
Current Physician Assistant license to practice in Pennsylvania
Demonstrated effective consultation skills
Certification as a PA in Pulmonary Medicine is preferred

Education Requirements

Education Requirements for the Physician Assistant in Pulmonary Medicine Job:
Graduate of a Master's level accredited educational program for physician assistants

Hospital/Clinic Description

This leading academic children's hospital is recognized as one of the nation's best for their outstanding and compassionate care of children and their families through their high level of state-of-the-art evaluation, treatment, and care. The pediatric hospital is nationally ranked in U.S. News & World Report's Best Hospitals for 2020-21, and has achieved Magnet status for quality patient care, nursing excellence and innovations in professional nursing practice.
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 Pulmonary Medicine Job:
Two years of work experience as a PA are required
Pediatric experience is preferred for this position

Skills

inpatient; outpatient; pediatric; pediatric intermediate care unit; Physician Assistant; Pulmonary

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