Peds Physician Assistant Cardiac ICU Job Req 92623

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Bring your cardiac experience to live in a highly desirable city on the West coast and work at this leading academic children's hospital as the Physician Assistant in the Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit (CVICU). Use your pediatric cardiac experience and skills to join this specially trained team to diagnose and treat all forms of congenital and acquired heart disease. As the Physician Assistant in this state-of-the-art 26 bed unit, you will evaluate, treat, and provide critical care and management of pediatric patients with a wide range of complex cardiac conditions, many of whom are recovering from heart surgery or transplant. This position provides a great opportunity to advance your career in this world-renowned center of clinical and educational excellence. This is a full time Physician Assistant position with ten hour rotating shifts.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities of the Physician Assistant CVICU Job:
Obtain complete histories and perform physical examinations of new and returning patients
Order, perform, and interpret laboratory and diagnostic tests and procedures
Create, monitor, and revise plans of care and treatment
Administer, order, furnish, and prescribe medications
Order physical therapy, occupational therapy, respiratory therapy, radiology examinations, and nursing services
Obtain informed consent as indicated
Consult with physicians and other healthcare providers
Facilitate arrangements for hospital admissions, discharges, and outpatient follow-up
Provide education, counseling, and support for patients and families
Ensure compliance with legal, regulatory, and clinical policies and procedures
Participate in quality improvement initiatives

Qualifications

Qualifications for the Physician Assistant CVICU Job:
Current Physician Assistant license in the State of California
Certification as a Physician Assistant (PA) by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA)
Current BLS certification
Current individual DEA license if prescribing controlled substances to outpatients

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

Affiliated with a major university school of medicine, this leading academic children's hospital enjoys the reputation of being the premier pediatric health care center on the West coast, with their world-class Heart Center ranking #1 in Northern California. Dedicated exclusively to children and expectant mothers, this hospital provides quality family-centered medical care to infants, children, adolescents, and expectant mothers from around the world. It is ranked nationally in all pediatric specialties in U.S. News and World Report's Best Children's Hospitals for 2019-20, including high rankings in pediatric cardiology and heart surgery. 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:
Acute care cardiac experience

Skills

Cardiac ICU; inpatient; pediatric; Physician Assistant

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