Physician Assistant II- Orthopedic Surgery

Ascension Health Baltimore , MD 21203

Posted 2 weeks ago

We Are Hiring

Physician Assistant II - Orthopedic Surgery

We are hiring: Are you a Physician Assistant looking to improve or gain new skill-sets in Orthopedic-Surgery

If so, join our amazing team at Saint Agnes Hospital in Baltimore! #PhysicianAssistant #DreamJob

For more than 150 years, Saint Agnes Hospital, part of Ascension, has been dedicated to the art of healing by providing exceptional care to the greater Baltimore area. Built on a strong foundation of excellent medical care and compassion, Saint Agnes and the physicians who practice here are committed to providing the best care for our patients for many years to come.

Why Join Ascension?

  • Exceptional Reputation: For more than 150 years, Saint Agnes nurses have embodied the spirit and mission of the hospital by providing excellence in practice with quality patient-and-family centered care.

  • Transformational Healthcare Environment: Our care teams collaborate between each other nationwide. Through working and learning together, we can create standards of excellence to be used across the system. We embrace change if it will improve the outcome for the patient.

  • Compensation/Benefits: At Ascension, we provide a competitive compensation package inclusive of a wide range of flexible benefit options. We support work-life balance through generous paid time off and encourage spirituality in the workplace.

What You Will Do

Inpatient orthopedic surgery coverage. Responsibilities include daily rounds, inpatient floor coverage, emergency room consults and procedures (splinting, reductions), assisting in the operating room.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide direct diagnostic, therapeutic, and preventive health care services under the supervision of a physician.

  • Obtains patient history and performs assessment. Orders, performs and interprets diagnostic procedures.

  • Provides and documents direct treatment and management of health conditions.

  • Provides counseling and education of patients and their families/caregivers concerning preventative health, treatment options and community resources.

  • Performs preventative health assessments, screening, immunizations and care.

  • Other duties as assigned.

  • Writes a brief holding note and admission orders in discussion with physician.

  • Coordinates care with nursing staff

  • Informs the private physician that the patient is in-house and communicates care plans with him/her, responding to urgent patient related problems and nursing staff concerns.

Shift Information:

  • Dayshift, optional call and rotating holidays. 24/7, 365 days PA team.
  • 40 hours per week with night, weekend, and holiday differentials.

What You Will Need

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):

  • Certified BLS Provider specializing in Health Service Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. Or military CPR-First Aid training.

  • Licensed Physician Assistant credentialed from the Maryland Board of Physicians obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. Approved Delegation Agreement by the Maryland state BPQA through Maryland Dept of Mental Health and Hygiene.

  • Preferred Credential(s):

  • Certified Physician Assistant credentialed from the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA).

Education:

  • Bachelor's Level Degree

  • Required: Successful completion of an NCCPA Accredited PA Program Per Maryland Board of Physicians: Applicants who graduate from an accredited physician assistant educational program after October 1, 2003, must have a baccalaureate degree or the equivalent education to a baccalaureate degree Preferred: Bachelor of Science in Physician Assistant

Work Experience:

  • Required: Two years of experience as a Physician Assistant.

Equal Employment Opportunity

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

As an equal opportunity employer, Saint Agnes Hospital does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion, age, mental or physical disability, marital status, veterans status, military service, or any other legally protected status.

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.


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Physician Assistant II- Orthopedic Surgery

Ascension Health