Pediatric PA First Assist Neurosurgery Job Req 93063
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Join this exciting pediatric neurosurgery surgery team. Assist the surgeon in the operating room, first and second assist-at-surgery; perform surgical procedures as directed by the surgeon. Responsible for taking after-hours call on a rotation basis. Responsible for providing safe, comprehensive and compassionate clinical care. Assesses patients, synthesizes and analyzes data, orders diagnostic tests and therapeutic treatments, and evaluates clinical outcomes. Seeks and integrates the perspectives of interprofessional team members in developing and implementing the plan of care. Performs diagnostic and therapeutic procedures; prescribes medications and complex medical regimes while monitoring for desired and adverse outcomes, specific to the infant/child with high risk, complex acute, critical, or chronic conditions. Applies evidence based medicine pertinent to neonatal/pediatric populations. Continuously evaluates the relationships among access, cost, quality, safety and their influence on healthcare outcomes and sustainability. Assumes leadership role to establish and monitor standards of practice and to improve patient care through sharing knowledge, leading teams and developing programs. Constant consideration of child's development, family's readiness and resources when translating health information, education and support. Serves as an advocate for the needs of the children and their families across the healthcare continuum ensuring the best patient/family experience possible.
Qualifications: A minimum of 1 years surgical 1st assist experience is required.
Education- BC physician assistant. Current and valid unrestricted license Physician Assistant in the State of Nebraska required. Certification by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) required, Current and valid Basic Life Support (BLS) through the American Heart Association is required. Maintains current and valid Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) required within 6 months of hire. Maintain active Federal DEA license required and obtained within 6 months of hire.
This leading academic children's hospital and medical center is dedicated to improving the life of every child through their expert clinical care, research, education, and patient advocacy. It is ranked in four pediatric specialties in U.S. News & World Report's Best Children's Hospitals for 2020-21. Their new Center for Children opening in 2021 will add 100 new beds, a new NICU and Fetal Care Center, Cardiac Care Unit, and a new Cancer and Blood Disorders Unit. The hospital has received Magnet designation for nursing excellence and the Gold Beacon Award for critical care excellence.
Consider this great job opportunity in a city that appeals to young technology professionals and families alike. With a low cost of living, short commute times, and low unemployment, residents enjoy a thriving sports, arts, and culture scene with museums, zoo, aquarium, and fine dining opportunities.
Experience - Two years' experience as a PA preferred. Previous experience as surgical first assist, preferred.
Neurosurgery; Physician Assistant