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Neurosurgery Physician Assistant

Job ID
NEURO
Job Category
Physician Assistant - Surgery
Job Location
Massachusetts-Springfield
Job Duration
Permanent - Full Time
Practice Type
Hospital
Job Salary
$120,000 to $140,000

Neurosurgery Physician Assistant/np

Palm Health Resources – Boston, MA

Join a leader in neurosciences that is expanding AND seeking Neuro ICU/OR Physician Assistants or Nurse Practitioners !

A leader in neurosciences within the region, level one trauma center is seeking an outstanding Physician Assistants/Nurse Practitioners to join the team of 19 providers caring for patients in a variety of regional settings. The inpatient Neurosciences Advanced Practitioner provides 24/7 in house coverage to manage hospitalized neurologic/neurosurgical patients within the NIU and neurosciences floor as well as future Neuro-ICU. Works in partnership with neurology and neurosurgical Advanced Practice clinicians, intensivists, neurologists, neurosurgeons, hospitalists and other medical consultants to set and manage care and provide care coordination.

Completes daily rounds on all assigned patients and documents ongoing medical plan/ patient progress. Provides specialty consults and orders diagnostic tests, labs, x-rays, medications, therapies based on evidenced based practice. Actively reviews all imaging studies; x-rays, CTs and MRI scans in conjunction with physicians. Establishes patient discharge plans and completes comprehensive discharge summary and medication reconciliation process. Partners with attending physician, case managers and nursing staff to construct and initiate a post discharge plan for outpatients services. (Rehab, post-acute, VNA). Performs selected procedures (under direction of supervising physician), including ventriculostomies, placement of ICP monitors, insertion of lumbar drains, lumbar punctures, central line placement and arterial lines, based on competency based credentialing.

Job Posted: 02/05/16

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