Pediatric PA Cardiac Intensive Care Unit Job Req 92135

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The Physician Assistant with CVICU experience is a great candidate for this job opportunity with the pediatric Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit team at this leading academic children's hospital in Texas. In consultation with and under the direct supervision of the attending physician, the CVICU Physician Assistant in this fast-paced, critical care setting provides coverage for pediatric patients with critical cardiac disease.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities of the Physician Assistant CVICU Job:
Obtain comprehensive histories and perform physical examinations
Order, perform and interpret appropriate laboratory and diagnostic procedures
Create, implement, and monitor medical or surgical plans of care based on assessment and diagnosis
Initiate and change orders for tests and patient care based on the patient's condition
Identify and document changes or abnormal findings in patient condition using appropriate problem solving skills and experience
Provide education and support for CVICU patients and their families
Actively participate in the education of trainees and the supervision of Fellows
Participate in the on call schedule for the CVICU
Be an educational resource for CVICU staff and collaborate with other healthcare teams
Participate in departmental education opportunities and hospital-wide and departmental committees
Actively participate in APP administrative meetings regarding the practice and development of critical care
Actively pursue educational opportunities for ongoing professional growth and development

Qualifications

Qualifications for the Physician Assistant CVICU Job:
Current PA license (or eligible) in the State of Texas
Current BLS and PALS certifications
Pediatric cardiac experience

Education Requirements

Education requirements for the Physician Assistant CVICU Job:
Graduate of a Master's level accredited educational program for physician assistants

Hospital/Clinic Description

The Acute Care team in this Pediatric CVICU provides the best critical care treatment available for children with cardiac conditions, including heart failure and heart transplant, that require complex critical care and monitoring. This leading academic children's hospital is ranked as the best children's hospital in Texas, ranks number 4 in the nation in U.S. News & World Report's Best Children's Hospitals for 2019-20, and ranks number 1 in the nation in pediatric Heart Surgery and Cardiology. It has achieved Magnet status, the highest national recognition granted to a hospital or medical center for nursing excellence, quality nursing care, and innovations in professional nursing practice, and it is ranked in the top ten children's hospitals in the U.S. by Parents magazine.
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 CVICU Job:
Pediatric cardiac experience

Skills

Cardiac ICU; inpatient; pediatric; Physician Assistant

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