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Physician Assistant - Operating Room / Neurosurgery

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Company: Perkins Search Associates

Location: Akron, OH

Date Posted: April 16, 2014

Source: Perkins Search Associates

Physician Assistant - Operating Room / Neurosurgery

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Job-23524187

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Description

Renowned Children’s Hospital located in Northeast OH seeks an experienced Physician Assistant to work in their Surgery / OR department.   This is a very “hands-on” position working in a state-of-the-art environment where you work with the top experts in Pediatrics and Pediatric Neurosurgery.

**Previous Experience in Pediatrics is NOT required**

Duties:
• Provides support services and healthcare under the supervision of a Pediatric Neurosurgeon as directed by the appropriate state laws.
• Works in conjunction with the Surgery Attending and Residents to perform the duties required for preoperative, intra-operative, and postoperative care for the neurosurgical patient.
• Includes but is not limited to medical work-ups of inpatients and outpatients, assisting in surgical procedures, participating in provision of pre-operative work-up, post-operative care and follow-up, and performing other medical and surgical activities as requested.
• Performs a variety of duties in the evaluation, treatment ...
Physician Assistant - Operating Room / Neurosurgery

Req I D

Job-23524187

Primary Skills

Description

Renowned Children’s Hospital located in Northeast OH seeks an experienced Physician Assistant to work in their Surgery / OR department.   This is a very “hands-on” position working in a state-of-the-art environment where you work with the top experts in Pediatrics and Pediatric Neurosurgery.

**Previous Experience in Pediatrics is NOT required**

Duties:
• Provides support services and healthcare under the supervision of a Pediatric Neurosurgeon as directed by the appropriate state laws.
• Works in conjunction with the Surgery Attending and Residents to perform the duties required for preoperative, intra-operative, and postoperative care for the neurosurgical patient.
• Includes but is not limited to medical work-ups of inpatients and outpatients, assisting in surgical procedures, participating in provision of pre-operative work-up, post-operative care and follow-up, and performing other medical and surgical activities as requested.
• Performs a variety of duties in the evaluation, treatment planning, and management of patients within the clinic setting.
• Assesses patient status and identifies each patient’s requirements relative to his or her age and specific needs.

Qualifications:
• Graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant Program and current National Commission on the Certification of the Physician Assistant Certification.
• Minimum two (2) years experience required. Suture experience preferred.
• Masters Degree and certificate to prescribe preferred.
• Maintains Continuing Medical Education credits per the national certification requirement every 2 years.
• Must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and be able to function as an integral part of a team that includes both clinical and non-clinical staff.
• Teamwork and flexibility are absolutely necessary to meet the needs of the center patients and team members.
• ACLS or PALS may be required based upon practice setting; current Health Care Provider BLS training is required.

For COMPLETE details on this exciting position, call or email your resume to Stephanie Perkins, 561-434-3677, sperkins@perkinssearch.com or click “Apply” below.

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Perkins Search Associates places Nurse Practitioners, Physicians Assistants, Nurse Managers, Pharmacists and other healthcare professionals in positions nationwide.
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