Peds Physician Assistant PICU Job Req 92754

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This is an exciting job opportunity for the experienced Physician Assistant to join the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, PICU, team at this leading academic children's hospital in California. The Physician Assistant in this role is a clinical expert and leader who evaluates, treats, and provides care and management of pediatric patients with a wide range of acute or chronic conditions, many of whom are recovering from heart surgery, organ transplant, or neurosurgery. These critically ill and post-operative patients receive special 24 hour complex monitoring in this state of the art PICU. 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 PICU Job:
Obtain complete histories and perform pertinent 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
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
Participate in quality improvement initiatives

Qualifications

Qualifications for the Physician Assistant PICU Job:
Current, valid Physician Assistant license in the State of California
Current National Physician Assistant certification
Certification in Basic Life Support (BLS) from the American Heart Association (AHA)

Education Requirements

Education Requirements for the Physician Assistant PICU 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. 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 PICU Job:
Physician Assistant experience is required; pediatric experience is preferred

Skills

inpatient; pediatric; Pediatric intensive Care Unit; Physician Assistant

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