Physician Assistant Neurocritical Care

Job ID
Job Category
Physician Assistant - Neurology
Job Location
New Jersey
Job Duration
Permanent - Full Time
Practice Type
Job Salary
$120,000 to $140,000

Physician Assistant - Neuro Critical Care ICU position! This role will be 50% neuro critical care and 50% floor work with other responsibilities. 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 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.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. Participates in the communication of treatment plans with residents, physicians, nursing staff and families. Knowledgeable of clinical outcome goals and quality initiatives within service-line and facilitates care that supports those goals. Demonstrates outstanding communication and team work in all interactions.

Base Salary, Overtime Pay, Comprehensive Benefits Including Pension Plan, Health, Dental, Life Insurance, CME Monies, Matching 403B, and much more!!!
Job Type: Full-time

They will be rotating shifts: days/nights/weekends/holidays. The shifts are usually 7:30-8; either AM or PM, About 4-8 nights/month About 2 weekends/month, OT pay at time and a half!

New grads will be considered.

Job Updated: 08/30/16

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