Peds PA Cardiac Care Unit CCU Req 92323

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Your skills and experience as a Physician Assistant in pediatric cardiology make you a strong candidate for this job opportunity to join the Cardiac Care Unit (CCU) of this leading academic children's hospital in the mid-Atlantic area of the United States. The Physician Assistant in the CCU is responsible for managing and providing care for infants, children, adolescents, and young adults diagnosed with acquired and congenital heart disease. Patients in the CCU include those recovering from heart surgery following a stay in the Cardiac ICU, transplant or arrhythmia patients on IV medications, and children receiving non-surgical treatment for a wide variety of cardiac conditions. This is a full time rotating position.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities of the Physician Assistant in the CCU Job:
Assess and evaluate complex, acute, critical, and chronically ill patients for urgent and emergent conditions
Order, perform, and interpret diagnostic and laboratory tests and procedures
Perform therapeutic interventions to stabilize critical and acute health problems
Facilitate patient transitions between and within the various health care settings
Provide education and support for CCU patients, families, nursing staff, and the provider team
Provide consultation services and initiate and follow-up on appropriate referrals
Participate in own professional development through educational offerings and learning opportunities
Identify learning needs of others, participating in their professional development and acting as preceptor and mentor for nurses, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, students, and other healthcare providers.

Qualifications

Qualifications for the Physician Assistant in the CCU Job:
Current Physician Assistant license in Pennsylvania
Certificate of Prescriptive Authority
Current national PA certification
Ability to use computer and navigate electronic medical records systems effectively
Ability to work in a fast-paced team environment with multiple responsibilities

Education Requirements

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

Hospital/Clinic Description

This leading academic children's hospital is number 2 on the Honor Roll of U.S. News and World Report's Best Children's Hospitals for 2019-20. Their Cardiac Center is a world leader in pediatric cardiology with one of the largest and most accomplished teams of cardiology experts in the world. Care in the CCU at this leading pediatric hospital is recognized for setting the national standard for excellence in the care of pediatric patients with cardiac and congenital heart disease.
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 CCU Job:
Previous pediatric cardiac experience

Skills

Cardiac; inpatient; Intermediate Care Unit; pediatric; Physician Assistant

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