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Company Overview:

Shriners Children’s is a family that respects, supports, and values each other. We are engaged in providing excellence in patient care, embracing multi-disciplinary education, and research with global impact. We foster a learning environment that values evidenced based practice, experience, innovation, and critical thinking. Our compassion, integrity, accountability, and resilience defines us as leaders in pediatric specialty care for our children and their families.

Job Overview:

Shriners Children’s is the premier pediatric burn, orthopaedic, spinal cord injury, cleft lip and palate, and pediatric subspecialties medical center. We currently have an opening for an enthusiastic Advanced Practice Professional to join our small clinical team in a full-time role. The ideal candidate will embrace a variety of tasks which could include clinic coverage, Operating Room, Orthopaedics, and Cleft Lip and Palate.

Responsibilities:

The Physician Assistant provides comprehensive, evidenced based health care services to the pediatric population. Services provided by the PA-C may include, but are not limited to the following:
1) assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and management of identified health needs in the clinical and inpatient setting;
2) ordering and interpretation of diagnostic and/or laboratory tests;
3) formulating, documenting, and monitoring treatment plans;
4) routine pre or post-operative surgical care management;
5) ordering interdisciplinary consults;
6) ordering pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic therapies and/or interventions;
7) assisting with minor clinic procedures and operating room minor and major surgical procedures;
8) assisting in the evaluation and work up of the patient, conferring with physician on treatment and follow up; and
9) inpatient hospital ward management for patients, assisting with admissions, inpatient care/rounds, and discharges.

Qualifications:

Education
Master’s Physician Assistant Preferred
Experience
3 Years Physicians Assistant Preferred, however, new grads will be considered
Orthopaedic, OR and Cleft Lip Palate experience a plus.
Licensure and Certification
Licensed in state of practice Required AND
Basic Life Support (BLS) Required