Physician Assistant, Periop Days

Main Line Health - Paoli, PA3.9

Physician Assistant, Periop Days @ Paoli Hospital Operating Room 36 hours weekly - (46833)

Position: Physician Assistant

Entity: Paoli Hospital

Department: Operating Room
Shift: 36 hours per week: 12-hour shifts, 7am- 7:30pm

On Call Requirement:
1 weekend day (24 hours 0700-0700) 1st call

1 weekend day ( 0700-1500) 2nd call


2 weekday nights 1900-0700Grade: 415

Benefits: Eligible

Main Line Health is suburban Philadelphia's most comprehensive health care resource with over 11,000 employees, offering a full range of medical, surgical, obstetric, pediatric, psychiatric and emergency services. Composed of five hospitals, a medical research institute, physician practices and other specialized facilities and services. Recognized as a Magnate system Main Line Health is committed to the highest standards of patient care, education and research.

Paoli Hospital, a Magnet® designated hospital nestled in picturesque Chester County, recently celebrated its 100th year. Nationally recognized for quality care, Paoli Hospital, a 231-bed, not-for-profit acute care hospital, continues to take healthcare to a new level in the communities it serves. In 2017, Paoli Hospital was re-accredited as a Level II Trauma Center, the only one in Chester County. Paoli Hospital’s award-winning Patient Care Pavilion, with all private rooms, incorporates elements of design that are proven to improve clinical outcomes and enhance patient safety and healing, and contributes to the superior patient experience.The Hospital has received Magnet® designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the nation’s highest award for recognizing excellence in nursing care.

With distinguished physicians, exemplary nurses and collaborations with prestigious research programs, Paoli remains the model for excellence in patient care.

Why Work at Paoli Hospital?

Our physicians and employees speak highly of the work environment at Main Line Health. We have been consistently ranked by Best Places to Work in PA and the Philadelphia Business Journal. Main Line Health also ranks among Modern Healthcare's top 100 places in the nation to work in healthcare. We have made it our mission to provide patients with a superior patient experience. This translates to the consistent delivery of safe, high quality clinical care in the absence of preventable harm. We are committed to providing exceptional care with empathy and compassion for people at all stages in life. Our Diversity, Respect and Inclusion Initiative celebrate our differences and our similarities. Ultimately, we want everyone to feel respected for who they are.

Turn your job into a career by joining Main Line Health!

We are currently seeking an experienced Physician Assistant - Operating Room. Come join our growing and collaborative Trauma Team!

The PA is a licensed medical provider who functions as part of a physician-led health care team that is multidimensional. The PA manages the patients along with the attending physician. S/he will autonomously order diagnostic and therapeutic measures that make sure the patient-care is safe, timely, effective, efficient, equitable and patient-centered. The PA will continually monitor and adjust the care of the patient. A major role of the PA is to be the patient advocate in the medical system. The PA will act as a liaison between the patient and all providers on the team. The PA will coordinate the care of the patient when multiple physicians and providers are involved in the care of the patient. The PA may provide other patient care through the execution of standing orders/protocols and/or routine patient care tasks which are delineated in the written agreement.

Bachelor of Science degree or more in a physical science required

Must be a graduate of an accredited physician assistant/surgical assistant program.

Two (2) years’ experience as physician assistant or Board eligible graduate preferred

Demonstrated ability to work independently in an interdisciplinary environment

Licensures & Certifications:.

Must be certified or new graduate who is eligible for certification by the NCCPA (National Commission for Certification of Physician Assistants)

Active license with Pennsylvania State Board of Medical Education and Licensure

BLS certification required

ACLS certification required

Successful completion of the MLH credentialing process through the Medical Staff office, with temporary or permanent privileges approved.

We offer competitive compensation and outstanding comprehensive benefits including tuition reimbursement, 403B matching savings plan, a pension plan, and a generous paid time off program. To be considered, please apply online with your resume at Enter Job ID 46833 in Keyword search box.

Applicants must certify that they have not used tobacco products or nicotine in any form in the 90-days prior to submitting an application to Main Line Health. This will be verified during pre-employment testing. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Please, no agency calls.

Primary Location: United States-Pennsylvania-Paoli

Work Locations: Paoli Hospital 255 W. Lancaster Ave Paoli 19301

Job: Physician's Assistant

Organization: P02005-Operating Room

Schedule: Part-time

Shift: Day Job

Employee Status: Regular

Job Posting: Jan 13, 2019, 1:03:36 PM

Shift Details: 1