$80K — $100K *
Attends to surgical, psychological and social problems, observing specific guidelines designed by subspecialties and practice groups. Majority of hours worked are spent in surgery assisting in all surgical specialties.
Evaluates patient upon admission. Elicits a personal medical history, performs an appropriate physical exam and records and presents pertinent patient data to the physician prior to surgery.
Functions as a surgical first assistant in the operating room, including pre and post-operative intervention.
Ensures proper preparation, placement and secure maintenance of solution delivery lines.
Assists surgeon with: diagnostic procedures, preparation of surgical site and equipment; insertion/removal of IV, lines, catheters, tubes, drains, and sutures.
Orders, performs, and interprets procedures and diagnostic tests or studies, in the field of clinical specialty trained and determined competent by a physician, to manage simple conditions such as those produced by infection or trauma, as well as to assist in the management of more complex illness and injury. Examples could include: bone marrow aspirations, biopsies and harvesting, spinal taps, toracentesis and paracentesis, injections, immunizations, suturing and wound care.
Prescribes, recommends and regulates pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic therapies across multiple care settings, including controlled medications that are warranted by patient's diagnosis or changing medical condition per written physician practice agreement or protocols.
Provides clinical direction to nursing staff regarding the continued care of patients. Follows through with nursing staff to ensure patient receives recommended care. Maintains active communication with supervising physician.
Instructs and counsels patients on operative procedures and physical and mental health including: diet, preventive health measures, health behaviors, self-care skills, disease, treatment options, and normal growth and development.
Interprets and evaluates patient data as authorized by a physician for the purpose of determining management and treatment of patients. Consults with physician as appropriate.
Prepares, dictates and signs patient care plans and summaries of patient care. Maintains records according to established standards and guidelines. Adjusts patient care plan by reviewing and monitoring treatments and therapy plans.
Physician Assistant license issued by the state in which the team member practices, andPhysician Assistant (PA-C) certification issued by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA), and
Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) registration issued by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Registration, and
Advanced Cardiac Life Support certification (ACLS) issued by the American Heart Association (AHA) needs to be obtained within 6 months unless department leader has determined it is not required.
Bachelor's Degree in Physician Assistant.
No experience required
Valid through: 8/20/2020