Palo Alto, California
St. Louis, Missouri
Rice Lake, WI, Wisconsin
Syracuse, New York
Location: Newark, Delaware
Internal Number: JR59954
ChristianaCare is hiring for an Physician Assistant to join the inpatient OBGYN Physician Assistants Group as part of OBGYN Services. This is a full time day/evening position working 10 hour days with weekend rounding and call requirements. The hired physician assistant will take from home call in rotation with other members every 4th night and every 4th weekend, which on weekends is to include morning rounding. The OBGYN Physician Assistants Group provides services at both hospitals as well as our primary care sites. As a not-for-profit health system, ChristianaCare's mission is one of service. Our belief is that the key to providing truly great healthcare is to partner with patients and their families, building a system of care that is effective, affordable and valuable to everyone who is touched by it. In addition, ChristianaCare truly values the relationship between physicians, staff and the community, and relies on strong physician engagement at every level. The ChristianaCare Way is the organization's promise to their patients & community: "We serve our neighbors as respectful, expert, caring partners in health. We do this by creating innovative, effective, affordable systems of care that our neighbors value." PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: -Admit patients on behalf of the supervising physician -Complete history and physicals -Developing treatment plans -Making rounds at the direction of the supervising physician -Recording of progress notes -Ordering, assessing and interpreting diagnostic tests, and therapeutic modalities, such as medications, treatments and examinations -Initiating referral to appropriate physician or other healthcare professional -Instructing, educating, and counseling patients and families concerning health status, test results, disease process, and discharge planning -Discharge planning -Obtaining consents for procedures for which privileges are held -Core duties may include but are not limited to: IV placement, blood draws, injections, dressing changes, OB and GYN procedures, wound closures, removal of sutures, debridement of wound infections, removal of foreign bodies -Procedures may include but not limited to: Biopsy (cervical, endometrial, skin, vaginal, vulvar), cystoscopy, Pelvic floor training, pessary insertion and removal, Provider performed microscopy (urine, KOH, Wet Prep), AROM, BPP, Circumcision of Newborn, colposcopy, Fetal Scalp Electrode Placement, Hysterosalpingogram, Insertion of Foley bulb for induction, insertion and removal of subdermal contraception, IUD placement, Intrauterine Pressure Catheter Placement, Ultrasound -Surgery first and second assist in the operating room including but not limited to Davinci robotics, laparoscopic, and open procedures as well as cesarean sections. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: -Licensure or license eligible for Delaware -NCCPA Certification -BLS, ACLS, NRP, OBIS training for EFM, US in OB GYN
EEO Statement: Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.
UPDATE: ChristianaCare is committed to prioritizing the health and safety of our patients and caregivers. As we continue to meet the needs of our caregivers and our community through the COVID-19 pandemic, our commitment to health and safety requires that we take new steps to ensure a safe environment for medical care for our patients and a workplace that avoids preventable harm for our caregivers. For this reason, vaccination for COVID-19 is required for all caregivers at ChristianaCare and is considered a safety standard that is job-related and consistent with business necessity for all caregivers.