Company: Children's Hospital (Omaha)
Posted on: September 15, 2020
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Children's is searching for a Physician Assistant- Surgical First
Assist., Plastic Surgery.The advanced practice provider (APP) at
CHMC provides patient centered, specialized, evidence based care
across the continuum through an inter-professional approach to
treatment, research, education and advocacy. APP's are
board-certified providers that assume responsibility and
accountability for health stabilization, promotion, and maintenance
of acute and chronic illness or injury. This role contributes to
the mission and vision of the organization by being accountable for
the delivery of compassionate and safe care within the scope of
practice as defined by the Nebraska state statues, administrative
code and CHMC bylaws. The APP is committed to a culture of clinical
excellence, respect, innovation, and academic inquiry through
collaborative practice with all members of the care delivery
team.Will function as a member of the surgical team to provide
appropriate medical care to surgical patients; providing surgical
assistance to the surgeon; and collaborating with hospital staff
members, outside physicians and patient families. Essential
% of Time 70% Assist the surgeon in the operating room, first and
second assist-at-surgery; perform surgical procedures as directed
by the surgeon.
Responsible to take after-hours call on a rotation basis. 25%
Responsible for providing safe, comprehensive and compassionate
clinical care. Assesses patient, synthesizes and analyzes data,
orders diagnostic tests and therapeutic treatments, and evaluates
Seeks and integrates the perspectives of interprofessional team
members in developing and implementing the plan of care.
Preforms diagnostic and therapeutic procedures; prescribes
medications and complex medical regimes while monitoring for
desired and adverse outcomes, specific to the infant/child with
high risk, complex acute, critical, or chronic conditions. Applies
evidence based medicine pertinent to neonatal/pediatric
Continuously evaluates the relationships among access, cost,
quality, safety and their influence on healthcare outcomes and
Assumes leadership role to establish and monitor standards of
practice and to improve patient care through sharing knowledge,
leading teams and developing programs.
Constant consideration of child's development, family's readiness
and resources when translating health information, education and
Demonstrate understanding of internal and external rules,
regulations and legislation as it relates to APP practice,
licensure, certification and billing compliance.
Maintains accurate log of credentialed procedures performed.
Demonstrates competency and expertise when performing credentialed
Serves as an advocate for the needs of the children and their
families across the health care continuum ensuring the best
patient/family experience possible. Regular attendance at work is
an essential function of the job. Perform physical requirements as
described in the Physical Requirements section SECONDARY
FUNCTIONS/COMPETENCIES 5% Performs other duties as assigned 100%
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Satisfy all relevant criteria and
qualifications outlined in the Medical Staff Policy on Advanced
Practice Provider, required to be credentialed.
Maintains practice agreement with service of specialty, and
practices within framework of respective scope of practice.
Must be knowledgeable in billing regulation practices to include
documentation requirements/CPT coding regulations.
Knowledge of physical, mental, developmental, emotional and social
needs of the neonate, infant, toddler, pre-school, school age and
Maintains current knowledge and skill level in field through
reading appropriate journals, networking, and attendance at
conferences or seminars.
Must be able to perform a variety of duties, often changing from
one task to another of a different nature, without loss of
efficiency or composure, and be able to perform under stressful
conditions when confronted with multiple requests, demonstrating
Strong interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to
work effectively with multiple disciplines.
Ability to be self-directed, with minimum supervision, and detail
oriented. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Master's degree from an
accredited college or university in the Physician Assistant program
required. Two years experience,as a PA preferred.
Previous experience as surgical first assist, preferred.
CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS: Current and valid
unrestricted license Physician Assistant in the State of Nebraska
Certification by the National Commission on Certification of
Physician Assistants (NCCPA) required,
Current and valid Basic Life Support (BLS) through the American
Heart Association is required.
Maintains current and valid Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
required within 6 months of hire.
Maintain active Federal DEA license required. EOE/VETS/DISABLED
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