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Children's Hospital Boston Physician Asst, Emergency Department - 10hrs (every other Sat & Sun) in Boston, Massachusetts

67487BRJob Posting Title:Physician Asst, Emergency Department - 10hrs (every other Sat & Sun)Department:Medicine-Emergency MedicineAutoReqId:67487BRStatus:Part-TimeStandard Hours per Week:10 Job Posting Category:Medical Staff and EducationJob Posting Description:The Emergency Medicine Physician Assistant will be responsible for:

  • The assessment and management of patients at all acuity levels with medical and/or surgical complaints.

  • Working in collaboration with board certified pediatric emergency medicine (PEM) physicians, PEM fellows, emergency medicine and pediatrics residents, and medical students.

  • Performing detailed histories and physical examinations, ordering and interpreting diagnostic studies, and developing and executing a wide range of care plans using sound clinical reasoning and critical thinking.

  • Engaging in consultations with subspecialty services to aid in patient care.

  • Performing emergency medicine procedures (including laceration repairs, incision and drainage, lumbar punctures, joint relocations, splinting, arthrocentesis, removal of nasal/ear foreign bodies, local nerve anesthesia and blocks).

  • Developing discharge care plans with patients and families including prescribing medications and confirming primary care or specialty care follow-up. Working to promote and encourage optimal and realistic patient goals.

  • Communicating with patient and family in a respectful manner leading to compassionate and empathetic care. Instructing and counseling patients regarding physical and mental health issues.

  • Assisting in the education of medical students rotating in the department.

  • 10 hours per week, every other Saturday and Sunday, 10 hour shifts, rotating days/evenings/nights (mostly days & evenings)

To qualify, you must have:

  • A Master’s degree in Physician Assistant Studies

  • Current Massachusetts PA license

  • ED or pediatric PA experience preferred

Office/Site Location:BostonRegular, Temporary, Per Diem:Regular