CT Surgery PA Per Diem

Location
Concord, New Hampshire
Posted
Jan 31, 2024
Closes
Mar 31, 2024
Ref
R12678
Contract Type
Contract
Summary

Under the direct clinical supervision of the cardiothoracic surgery physicians, functions as a surgical first assistant for cardiac and thoracic procedures, performs vein harvest for bypass procedures, and assists the surgeons with pre and post operative care of patients. This may include, but is not limited to, coordinating and ordering pre-surgical testing, rounding on inpatients, and performing procedures such as thoracenteis and chest tube placements.

Education

Four years of formal training or education beyond the high school level (e.g., Bachelors Degree).

Completion of an accredited Physicians Assistant Certificate Program is required. Maintains required CME's.

Certification, Registration, and Licensure

Certification required: National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA).

Licensure required: Physicians Assistant in the State of NH.

Experience

Surgical experience preferred but not required, specifically in endoscopic vein harvest.

Responsibilities
  • Provides in-hospital patient care.
  • Provides in-office patient care.
  • Provides service call.
  • Performs operating room service.
  • Obtains patient health history and performs physical examination.
  • Diagnoses acute and chronic medical problems within the scope of practice.
  • Provides specialty care, acute and chronic management and patient education according to practice

    standards.
  • Develops expertise and practice standards specific to specialty program.
  • Prescribes and manages medications within the practice standards.
  • Orders and interprets diagnostic tests.

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Physical and Work Environment Requirements

The physical demands and characteristics of the work environment described here are representative of those that will be encountered by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The Dictionary of Occupational Titles Material Handling Classification is MEDIUM. The employee must regularly lift, carry or push/pull up to 10 pounds, frequently lift, carry or push/pull up to 10 - 25 pounds, and occasionally lift, carry or push/pull up to 20 - 50 pounds.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to hear. The employee is frequently required to bend, perform activities that require fine motor skills, reach, sit, speak, stand, and walk. The employee is occasionally required to do repetitive motion, kneel, smell, and squat.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include color vision, depth perception, far vision, near vision, and peripheral vision.

The employee is frequently exposed to airborne contaminants, airborne pathogens, bloodborne pathogens, bodily fluids, and toxic or caustic chemicals. The employee is occasionally exposed to chemotherapeutic agents, electrical hazards - shock, moving mechanical parts, non-weather related heat or cold, radiation, and slippery surfaces.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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