Beth Israel Lahey Health Physician Assistant-OB/GYN in Winchester, Massachusetts
When you join the growing BILH team, you're not just taking a job, you’re making a difference in people’s lives.
Day (United States of America)
This position contributes to the Hospital’s mission by assisting specialist physicians in the coordination and delivery of high quality, safe patient care. This position also provides care for our inpatients, under the supervision of our physicians, and collaborates with the rest of the health care team, including the patient and patients family/significant other to achieve expected outcomes. This position is a credentialed member of the Hospital’s medical and allied healthcare staff and is an independent licensed professional.
Takes direction from and provides assistance to Obstetricians in the care of obstetrics patients and the delivery of babies.
Performs obstetrics related procedures including but not limited to episiotomies.
Maintains competency and proficiency in CPN.
Takes direction from and provides assistance to surgeons in providing perioperative care.
Performs surgical related procedures including but not limited to drain removal.
Maintains competency and proficiency in CPOE.
Required: Completion of an Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA)-approved program (prior to January 2001: Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs),
Preferred: Masters of Science of Physician Assistant Studies with focus in specialty
Required: Clinical experience in Labor and Delivery, life support requirements: BLS and NRP
Preferred: At least 6 months clinical experience in specialty
Obstetrics: Experience with labor and vaginal delivery, post-partum, cervical ripening agents and with fetal heart monitoring.
Surgical Services: Experience with central venous access, chest tube placement and management and managing general and vascular surgical patients.
Other Skills/Knowledge :
Life support certification required:
Surgical Services: ACLS
Ability to first assist in the operating room
Ability to perform procedures at the bedside
Ability to assist with patient management in the designed specialty in collaboration with the other health care providers
Basic computer skills
For safety and quality reasons, must be able to read, write and communicate effectively in English with patients, visitors and fellow members of the hospital team
Diversity is a core value at Beth Israel Lahey Health. We are passionate about building and sustaining an inclusive and equitable working and learning environment for our staff. We believe every member on our team enriches our diversity by exposing us to a broad range of ways to understand and engage with the world, identify challenges, and to discover, design and deliver solutions.
As a health care organization, we have a responsibility to do everything in our power to care for and protect our patients, our colleagues and our communities. Beth Israel Lahey Health requires that all staff be vaccinated against influenza (flu) and COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Learn more (https://www.bilh.org/newsroom/bilh-to-require-covid-19-influenza-vaccines-for-all-clinicians-staff-by-oct-31) about this requirement.
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