Physician Assistant Variable - Surgery Lakeland - Nemours Children's Hospital
Location: Lakeland, Florida
Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Internal Number: 6806
Nemours is seeking an experienced Surgery Physician Assistant to join our team! This position is open to new graduates! Schedule for the position will vary and does include call hours.
Provides care for pediatric patients, including interviews patients, obtains and records health histories, completes physical and developmental assessments, diagnoses health problems, manages the health care of those patients for which he/she has been educated, provides health care teaching and counseling, initiates referrals and maintains health records in the inpatient and/or outpatient settings.
Provides care to pediatric patients as guided by education, clinical expertise and Scope of Practice Agreement, including ambulatory, inpatient (acute) care, surgical first assist and pre- and post-operative management
Elicits comprehensive or focused/interval health history(ies).
Performs complete or interim physical examinations as indicated by the nature of the encounter
Orders, performs, and/or interprets diagnostic or screening tests, including laboratory, radiological or other tests within the PA scope of practice
Plans interventions including medications, treatments and procedures, and modifies plans based on evaluation of patient response
Initiates, monitors, alters or orders medications related to conditions or illnesses being treated within applicable divisions
Schedule for the position will vary and does include call hours.
Successful completion of Accredited PA program, National Physician Assistant Certification within 90 days of employment
Florida Licensure as a Physician Assistant (temp or permanent) required upon hire.
BLS required upon hire
Prior healthcare/patient care experience required
Experience working with Pediatrics required
Nemours offers its Associates a competitive salary and a robust benefits package that includes relocation, health/life/dental/vision for Associates and their dependents, a wellness program, CME, 403(b) with employer match, licensure and dues allowance, tuition reimbursement, legal plan, adoption assistance and many other benefit options. If you're looking for a position that will allow you to enjoy a work-life balance, have an opportunity for professional growth, and focus on pediatric care, this is the opportunity for you.
Nemours is committed to improving the health of children. As a non-profit children’s health organization, we consider the health of every child to be a sacred trust. Through family-centered care in our children’s hospitals and clinics in Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Florida, as well as world-changing research, education and advocacy, Nemours fulfills the promise of a healthier tomorrow for all children — even those who may never enter our doors. Nemours began more than 70 years ago with the vision of Alfred I. duPont to improve the lives of children and to do whatever it takes to prevent and treat even the most disabling childhood conditions. Today, through our children’s hospitals and health system, we directly care for 250,000 children annually in Delaware Valley and Florida, including families who travel from across the country and world to see our specialists — treating every child as we would our own. We also reach beyond the walls of our hospitals and clinics to be a voice for children on a national and international level, and to lead the way in prevention, intervention, education, and research. Nemours is growing to better serve the children and families in our ca...re. We have 1.1 million square feet of space currently devoted to providing children’s healthcare or under construction, all designed with significant input and advice from our patients and families.