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Physician Assistant, FT-Nights, JDCH: Pediatric General Surgery: Pediatric General Surgery

Company: Memorial Healthcare System
Location: Hollywood
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

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Summary:

Under the supervision of a physician, provides direct diagnostic, therapeutic, and preventive health care services to patients in an assigned area/service.

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Detailed responsibilities:

  • Obtains patient history and performs assessment via observation, interview, and examination. Orders, performs and interprets diagnostic procedures.
  • Provides direct treatment and management of health conditions via prescriptive authority or referral to other healthcare providers or community resources.
  • Provides counseling and education of patients and their families/caregivers concerning preventative health, treatment options and community resources.
  • Performs preventative health assessments, screening, immunizations and care.

Competencies and skills:

Essential:

  • STANDARDS OF BEHAVIOR: Acts in a manner that supports the standards of communication, respect, privacy, and teamwork by demonstrating a commitment to professional and ethical conduct.
  • CUSTOMER SERVICE: Demonstrates commitment to service excellence by promptly addressing internal/external customer issues/requests, resolving concerns while maintaining a professional image and behavior to build and enhance the patient/family/customer experience.
  • ACCOUNTABILITY: Accepts ownership of job roles and specific assignments/goals; works independently, takes responsibility for own actions; admits mistakes and judgment errors; and accepts constructive feedback. Connects personal work results to the accomplishment of team and organizational goals.
  • RESPONDING TO CHANGE: Accepts change and adapts in a positive and productive manner; handles unexpected situations and changes in direction calmly and with confidence. Views new assignments and job responsibilities as an opportunity for growth.
  • PATIENT SAFETY - NURSING: Complies with and ensures patient safety practices in the clinical setting.
  • DEVELOPMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION OF PLAN OF CARE: Develops and implements a nursing care plan based on the patient's individual needs, an interdisciplinary approach, and evidence-based practices.
  • PROBLEM SOLVING: Ability to identify, analyze and effectively solve problems.
  • PATIENT AND FAMILY CENTERED CARE: "Provides Patient and Family Centered Care to patients, families, visitors and internal customers"

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Education:

Essential:

  • Accredited Program

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Education specialization:

Essential:

  • Physician Assistant

Credentials:

Essential:

  • BLS Certification
  • Physician Assistant License - FL
  • National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants

Education equivalent experience:

Essential:

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Other information:

Complexity of Work: Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

Required Work Experience: None.

  • This job requires Credentialing

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Working conditions:

Essential:

  • Bending and Stooping ; ; ; 80.00%
  • Keyboard Entry ; ; ; 80.00%
  • Kneeling ; ; ; 60.00%
  • Lifting/Carrying Patients 35 Pounds or Greater ; ; ; 80.00%
  • Lifting or Carrying 0 - 25 lbs Non-Patient ; ; ; 80.00%
  • Lifting or Carrying 25.01 lbs - 75 lbs Non-Patient ; ; ; 60.00%
  • Pushing or Pulling 0 - 25 lbs Non-Patient ; ; ; 80.00%
  • Pushing or Pulling 26 - 75 lbs Non-Patient ; ; ; 60.00%
  • Reaching ; ; ; 80.00%
  • Repetitive Movement Hand/Arm ; ; ; 80.00%
  • Sitting ; ; ; 80.00%
  • Squatting ; ; ; 60.00%
  • Standing ; ; ; 80.00%
  • Walking ; ; ; 80.00%
  • Audible Speech ; ; ; 80.00%
  • Hearing Acuity ; ; ; 80.00%
  • Depth Perception ; ; ; 80.00%
  • Distinguish Color ; ; ; 80.00%
  • Seeing - Far ; ; ; 80.00%
  • Seeing - Near ; ; ; 80.00%
  • Bio hazardous Waste ; ; ; 80.00%
  • Biological Hazards - Respiratory ; ; ; 80.00%
  • Biological Hazards - Skin or Ingestion ; ; ; 80.00%
  • Blood and/or Bodily Fluids ; ; ; 80.00%
  • Communicable Diseases and/or Pathogens ; ; ; 80.00%
  • Cytotoxic Chemicals ; ; ; 40.00%
  • Dust ; ; ; 40.00%
  • Gas/Vapors/Fumes ; ; ; 80.00%
  • Hazardous Chemicals ; ; ; 40.00%
  • Hazardous Medication ; ; ; 40.00%
  • Latex ; ; ; 40.00%
  • Computer Monitor ; ; ; 80.00%
  • Magnetic Fields ; ; ; 40.00%
  • Moving Mechanical Parts ; ; ; 80.00%
  • Needles/Sharp Objects ; ; ; 80.00%
  • Potential Electric Shock ; ; ; 40.00%
  • Potential for Physical Assault ; ; ; 40.00%
  • Radiation ; ; ; 60.00%
  • Wet or Slippery Surfaces ; ; ; 60.00%

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Organizational Profile:

Joe DiMaggio himself helped celebrate the opening of the first Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital back in 1992. Today, the freestanding Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital is one of the region's leading pediatric hospitals, offering a comprehensive scope of healthcare services and programs in a child-friendly atmosphere. A full-service, 226-bed hospital, we treat minor illnesses, trauma-related accidents and some of the most complex medical conditions.

Today, in its 29th year, the hospital now has the unique distinction of being the first - and only - pediatric hospital in the world to be designated as person-centered organization by Planetree. We are one of only four children's hospitals in Florida that performs pediatric heart transplants, and one of just a handful worldwide offering extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO).

Services include:

  • Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital Heart Institute, which has performed 69 pediatric transplant surgeries as of April 2021
  • Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders
  • Cleft and Craniofacial Center
  • Cystic Fibrosis, Pulmonary and Sleep Center
  • Dermatology
  • Emergency Department and Trauma Center
  • Pediatric Endocrinology
  • General and Thoracic Surgery
  • Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery
  • Pediatric Hypertension and Nephrology
  • Pediatric Intensive Care Unit and Wasie Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
  • [U18] Sports Medicine Program for young athletes
  • Outpatient services
  • Inpatient and Outpatient Rehabilitation

Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital has been named a Broward Family Favorite by Broward Family Life magazine as a Favorite Pediatric Hospital, and has been honored by US News & World Report as a Best Children's Hospital for Cardiology and Heart Surgery, Orthopedics and Urology.

Disclaimer: This job description is not intended, nor should it be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with the job. It is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification.

Keywords: Memorial Healthcare System, Hollywood , Physician Assistant, FT-Nights, JDCH: Pediatric General Surgery: Pediatric General Surgery, Other , Hollywood, Florida

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