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    GENERAL SUMMARY
      Engages in activities constituting the practice of medicine in collaboration with and under the medical direction, clinical guidance and supervision of a licensed physician. This individual will primarily function within the main hospital when work volumes are high, but will be asked to perform duties in clinics when hospital work volumes are low. This individual will occasionally act as a first assistant in the operating room (OR) when the need arises and collaborate with the OR staff to develop the knowledge, skill, and critical thinking necessary to assist in performing a safe operation. Additional responsibilities include conducting hospital rounds, assisting with OR orders and checks, handling Urgent Care OR transfers, and performing hospital and emergency department consults. Runs clinics independently or under physician supervision. Reports to supervising physician(s) and designated manager.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
    • Performs a wide variety of inpatient and outpatient patient care activities and accommodative services to support the medical practice with effective utilization of healthcare resources.
    • Effectively utilizes healthcare resources and communicates with other members of the healthcare team.
    • Demonstrates excellence in practice characterized by quality patient care and participation in formal and informal patient and staff education.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.
    LICENSES AND/OR CERTIFICATIONS
    • Current State Licensure as a Physician Assistant (PA) or Nurse Practitioner (NP) required.
    • Current NCCPA certification required for PA.
    • Current certification through ONCB preferred for NP.
    MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
    • Two to three years of Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner experience preferred.
    • Two to three years of Pediatric experience preferred.
    • Previous OR experience preferred.
    • Required to maintain State licensure, certification (NCCPA) for PA only, and educational and employment application requirements as a PA or NP during employment.
    • Execution of Non-Competition, Confidentiality and Non Solicitation Agreement required for specialty assigned / hired into.
    • Ability to travel locally between hospital and clinics required.
    • PALS training obtained and maintained within 90 days of hire.
    • CPR training required and/or must be obtained within 45 days of hire.
    • Must provide record of a completed diploma (or equivalent) or academic transcript for those areas performing complexity testing.
    WORKING CONDITIONS
      Expected to work in a patient care environment with minimal exposure to environmental hazards such as, but not limited to, excessive noise, dust, or extremes in temperatures. Exposure to communicable diseases and moderately adverse working conditions due to the need to perform certain patient care activities can be expected.

    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
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Location: Childrens Hospital of The Kings Daughters ยท Heart Center Admin
Schedule: Full-Time, Days, 10 hours/4 days a week