Physician Assistant, Critical Care - PALS- Full time Day/Eve/Nights

Job Description:

Employer Highlights

  • Employee Centric: Rated #32 on Forbes Best Employers list
  • Best Children's Hospitals: Ranked No. 6 in the Country by U.S. News & World Report
  • Magnet Recognized
  • Commitment to Health/Wellness: Children's offers a full service health and wellness center offering free primary, preventive, and urgent care for Seattle Children's employees.

What you will do:

This position supports critical care services. Critical care services consists of PICU, CICU, and NICU. Employees in this position must flex to meet patient care demands in these care areas, within scope of practice. Provide direct care and assume responsibility for the clinical management of pediatric critical care patients. Obtain patient histories, perform physical examinations, order, perform, and interpret diagnostic tests, prescribe medications, perform procedures, and develop treatment plans. Direct or participate in case management and continuing care. Collaborate, refer, and consult with department attending physicians, specialists, and other members of the health care team to deliver effective, efficient, safe, and high quality care. Contribute to organizational and departmental continuous performance and quality improvement projects. Participate in education and research efforts for patients, families, and the health care team.

Requirements:

Required Education/Experience:

  • Graduate of a nationally accredited physician assistant program.
  • Completion of a formal post graduate critical care training program, including precepted clinical experience.
  • Clinical experience in PICU setting is desired. Strong background in pediatrics is required

Required Credentials:

  • Active certification by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants.
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS).
  • Active, unencumbered physician assistant, certified, licensure in the State of Washington.
  • Active Drug Enforcement Authority registration. Prior to start of employment, must obtain, and maintain in good standing, medical or allied health professional staff privileges that are not limited, revoked, suspended, conditioned or probationary, except for normal probationary periods due to initial appointment (all medical and allied health professional staff members are provisional for the first year) Any/all medical or allied health professional staff privileges at Children's will terminate automatically upon the termination of the individual's employment at Children's. Termination of employment does not prohibit the individual from seeking medical or allied health professional staff privileges at Children's as a non-employee in any category for which the individual qualifies.

Preferred:

  • Masters degree in Physician Assistant Studies or equivalent program.
  • Two years experience in a physician assistant role.
  • Two years experience in pediatric health care.

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