Job Description

Location: Steward Medical Group - North
Posted Date: 4/24/2024
Job Type: Full Time
Department: 1106.69569 Surgical PA Program

The Physician Assistant is a member of the General Surgical team which is made up of several surgeons, Physician Assistants and Surgical Residents. The PA will function under the direction and supervision of a physician. The PA provides high quality, cost-effective patient care by performing surgical preparation procedures, peri-operative and post- operative procedures and medical management. The PA will assist in performing surgical and other procedures.

The PA will perform detailed histories and physical exams, review patient's medical records, order laboratories studies, radiological and diagnostic studies appropriate to patient's complaint, age, sex, race and physical condition. Participate in daily multidisciplinary rounds, record appropriate and accurate daily progress notes. The PA will provide patients and families with pre-operative and other pertinent education. They will answer questions regarding surgery, recovery and risk factor modification, procedures.

The PA will arrange for hospital admission and discharge at the direction of the supervising physician.

Perform or assist in the following procedures as allowed per medical staff privileges:
• Incision and drainage wounds
• Post pyloric feeding tube placement
• Central Line placement internal jugular, Subclavian and femoral vein cannulation
• Dialysis Catheter Placement
• Phlebotomy
• Arterial Puncture
• Foley Catheter Insertion
• Radial Artery Cannulation
• Emergent Decompression of Tension Pneumothorax including insertion of thoracovent catheter

• Current BLS and ACLS certification.
• Massachusetts license to practice as a Physician Assistant
• DEA / Massachusetts Control Substance Licensure
• Graduation from an accredited Physician Assistant Program. O
ne year experience in a surgical program is preferred.

Additional Information

About Steward Health Care
Over a decade ago, Steward Health Care System emerged as a different kind of health care company designed to usher in a new era of wellness. One that provides our patients better, more proactive care at a sustainable cost, our providers unrivaled coordination of care, and our communities greater prosperity and stability.

As the country's largest physician-led, minority-owned, integrated health care system, our doctors can be certain that we share their interests and those of their patients. Together we are on a mission to revolutionize the way health care is delivered - creating healthier lives, thriving communities and a better world.

Based in Dallas, Steward currently operates more than 30 hospitals across Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Texas.

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Steward Health Care is proud to be a minority, physician owned organization. Diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging are at the foundation of the care we provide, the community services we support and all our employment practices. We do not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and or expression or any other non-job-related characteristic.

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