Orthopaedic Physician Assistant
Department: Surgical Admin
Schedule: Full time
- Current Healthcare Provider CPR Card
- Maryland Physician Assistant License
- Nationally Certified Physician Assistant
- Minimum of 2 years of experience
- ****$5,000 Sign On Bonus****
Summary: The Orthopaedic Physician Assistant at Saint Agnes Hospital will be responsible for night shift coverage providing support to the floor, emergency room, and operating room. Duties may include, but are not limited to: post op checks, dressing changes, consults, emergency room reductions and procedures, and operating room assistance when needed. Position may be flexible to be five eight hour shifts or four ten hour shifts.
The Saint Agnes Physician Assistant II, Surgery, is a Certified and Registered individual who is delegated to perform medical acts in accordance with the Physician Assistant's Delegation Agreement as approved by the Board of Physician Quality Assurance and as supervised and directed by the Physicians of the St. Agnes Department of Surgery. As members of the health care team, the Physician Assistants provide a broad range of medical services in the evaluation and care of St. Agnes surgical patients. Those services are provided as needed in the hospital's operating rooms, nursing units, emergency department and pre-admission testing suite.
The essential functions of the Physician Assistant include clinical procedures and cognitive skills prescribed by the National Commission for Certification of Physician Assistants. The Physician Assistant in the Department of Surgery at St. Agnes must demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of patients served, demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the human life span and possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's health status. She/he must interpret appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to age, and provide needed care as described in the department's policies and procedures.
Successful completion of an NCCPA Accredited PA Program
Required License, Certification and/or Registration: NCCPA Certification, Maryland License
Minimum 2 years experience as a Physician Assistant.