Tenet Healthcare Physician Assistant - Surgical Multi-Specialty - Framingham, MA in Natick, Massachusetts

POSITIONSUMMARY:

The Physician Assistant will be a member of the Surgery Department at MetroWest Medical Center and join an already robust group of Affiliate Practitioners who cover in-house surgical patients. The Physician Assistant will be acting under the direction of the surgeon for which they are assisting. The surgical coverage for our group includes but is not limited to; general surgery, vascular surgery, bariatric surgery, urology, plastic surgery, orthopedic surgery, thoracic surgery, and neurology. The PA will perform duties adhering to standard practices and procedures, ensuring quality and safe delivery of care to patients aged pediatric to geriatric.

PRINCIPALDUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Performdetailed histories and physicals, complete daily multidisciplinary rounds,review medical records, laboratory findings, radiologic and diagnostic studies,develop and discuss plan of care with attending physician of record.

  2. Intraoperative1 st assistant surgery as well as assisting in emergency situationsas required or directed, following department protocols and procedures.

  3. Completedaily progress notes, transfer summaries, discharge summaries, and consultnotes as necessary.

  4. Places linesincluding peripheral arterial and central access lines as required.

  5. Performsbasic and advanced life support procedures as situations necessitate.

  6. Acts as aliaison between all members of the treatment team.

  7. Attendsmeetings and seminars as required.Assists is educational efforts of students assigned to the service.

KNOWLEDGE,EXPERIENCE, AND OTHER JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  1. Completion ofa Master’s Degree in an accredited Physician's Assistant Program.

  2. Nationalcertification required to be licensed in Massachusetts. Recertification required every 6 years.

  3. Minimum ofone year of experience in a related area.

WORKINGCONDITIONS:

1. Frequent exposure to patient elements and emergency situations as they arise.

2. Regular walking and standing, lifting light to moderate weights, and bending or stooping during course of duties.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by people assigned this job. They are not exhaustive lists of all duties, responsibilities, knowledge, skills, and abilities and working conditions associated with the job.

Education

Required: Graduate of Accredited PA program

Certifications

Required: PA licensure; BLS; DEA eligible

Job: Physician

Organization: MetroWest Medical Center

Title: Physician Assistant - Surgical Multi-Specialty - Framingham, MA

Location: MA-Natick

Requisition ID: 1805034934