Physician Assistant (PRN) - Surgical
Requisition #: 571283
Location: Sibley Memorial Hospital, Washington, DC 20016
Category: Advanced Practice Providers
Work Shift: Day Shift
Work Week: Casual (less than 20)
Weekend Work Required: Yes
Date Posted: Aug. 12, 2022
Sibley Memorial Hospital - Member of the Johns Hopkins Health System
The Physician Assistant (Surgical PA-C, Licensed) provides direct assistance to the primary surgeon during surgical procedures. Prefer PA applicants with 5 years of experience in surgical assistance or successful completion of a Physician Assistant – Surgical Program or Surgical residency. Knowledge of and ability to maintain sterile technique required. Knowledgeable about diagnostic ancillary testing and interpretation of test results, medications and current treatment regimes required. The Physician Assistant performs preoperative histories and physicals on patients for each attending physician. Writes post-op notes and orders for each patient in the Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU). May respond to calls from nursing units regarding clinical management of the surgical patients, assessing, diagnosing and writing orders on behalf of the attending physician. Performs special clinical procedures under the direction of the attending physician.
Shifts: casual, PRN 8-hour day shifts; weekends
- Completion of an AMA approved Physician Assistance Master's Degree Program
- DC License & NCCPA Certification
- BLS Health Care Provider CPR and ACLS certification required
- 5 years Surgical PA work experience required; Robotic experience preferred
You must be fully credentialled by the Sibley Memorial Hospital medical board with staff privileges to start working.
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