Physician Assistant * Job Listing at Methodist Hospital Sacramento in Sacramento, CA
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Methodist Hospital, a member of Dignity Health, is currently seeking a Physician Assistant to add to their hospital staff. The Physician Assistant is responsible for providing first assist duties to the patient during the surgery procedure under the direct supervision of the Surgeon, who is a member of the Medical Staff of Methodist Hospital and has full clinical privileges in the services indicated. The Assistant will provide aid in exposure, hemostasis, and other technical functions, which will help the surgeon to carry out a safe operative procedure with optimal results for the patient. Within this role, the Assistant will provide those medical services which he or she is competent to perform and which are consistent with the physician assistants education, training and experience, and which are delegated by a supervising physician who is responsible for the care of the patient. This position is responsible for the clinical coordination of the orthopedic patient from surgery to post discharge.
Minimum 1+ year experience and proof of training in Surgery First Assist duties in orthopedics, general surgery or bariatrics.
Must have a current CA Physician Assistant License and a BLS Certification through the American Heart Association.
An ACLS Certification is preferred.
Must have knowledge of sterile technique in a surgical setting.
Ability to work in a fast paced environment, display tact, discretions and confidentiality when dealing with support services, physicians, patients and their families
Knowledge of patient assessment and triage
Must be able to write legibly and demonstrate knowledge and use of approved abbreviations.
The Physician Assistant shall demonstrate behaviors consistent with the core (Mercy) values in support with Methodist Hospital and the Mission and Philosophy of Dignity Health.
Methodist Hospital of Sacramento, a Dignity Health member, is an integral part of Sacramento, California"s state capital. Sacramento is a rapidly growing metropolitan area that is family-centric, culturally diverse, and offers an array of affordable housing options. Over the years, our hospitals have evolved, but our mission has remained the same -- to promote healthy communities.
Be a part of our future! Located in one of the fastest-growing areas of Sacramento, Methodist Hospital serves the Sacramento southern suburbs, including Elk Grove, Laguna Creek and Galt communities. Methodist employs more than 1,300 people to serve the needs of more than 10,000 patients seen annually. Our staff enjoys a family-oriented atmosphere, diversity and a mission of caring for the poor and underserved. Methodist was built in 1973 and has a modern Family Birth Center, which includes a Level II NICU, and an expanded Emergency Department to meet the growing needs of the community. We also offer a hospital-based Bariatric Surgery program, an active Occupational and Physical Therapy Department and a nationally recognized Orthopedics Department. Learn more at www.methodistsacramento.org.
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