Physician Assistant - Surgical/OR (PRN) at Geneva & Conneaut

University Hospitals

Job Description


Seeking PRN surgical Physician Assistant to work at UH-Geneva & Conneaut Medical Centers to assist in surgery including pre-op and post-op order entry. Weekend call and rotational weekday call coverage is the greatest need.

The Physician Assistant is responsible for assisting the supervising physician(s) within the supervising physician's normal course of practice to provide quality care for patients and to increase patient access and satisfaction. Standard tasks to be performed by a physician assistant under Direct Supervision, On-Site Supervision, or Off-Site Supervision if specified by the Ohio State Medical Board to include:
• Assess patients
• Assist surgeons in OR/surgical environment
• Obtain comprehensive patient histories and perform physical exams
• Order and perform routine diagnostic procedures
• Develop and implement treatment plans
• Monitor the effectiveness of therapeutic interventions
• Provide instruction to meet patient needs
• Institute and change orders on patient charts as directed by the supervising physician


Experience & Knowledge:
PA with surgical experience preferred.
Demonstration of quality care in prior positions.
Included in this requirement is an assessment of any claims or litigation against the PA.

Special Skills & Equipment Knowledge:
Must have computer skills to access patient medical data from UHHS mainframe.
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Outlook.

Formal Physician Assistant training from an accredited program with NCCPA certification.
Must be able to perform the tasks relative to the specific area in which the Physician Assistant will practice, as listed in the model Physician Assistant Utilization Plan that has been approved by the Ohio State Medical Board.

Required Credentials, Licensure or Certification (i.e. RN, RRT):
NCCPA-certified PA (PA-C) or eligible to be certified.
Must meet all requirements of the Ohio State Medical Board for Physician Assistants.
Approval by the Ohio State Medical Board of standard or supplemental physician assistant utilization plan and supervision agreement between supervising physician and physician assistant before beginning work as a PA.
Must be credentialed by University Hospitals of Cleveland credentialing office before beginning work as a PA

Preferred Qualifications:
Surgical experience preferred
Ortho and General Surgery experience a plus



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