Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Atlantic Health System is seeking a per diem Physician Assistant for our Bariatric Medicine department. This position is 1-2 days per week from 8AM to 4PM. the successful candidate will have operating room experience. No on-call requirements, no weekends.
Surgical PAs assist the physician in the global management of patient care in all peri-operative settings. This end-to-end involvement enables surgical PAs to provide unparalleled continuity of patient care. Surgical PAs handle routine problems and procedures. In-office Patient Care o Surgical PAs can perform all manner of patient care in the office setting, as determined by the supervising surgeon.
Hospital Care o 1st assistant in surgery Performs first assist duties, including ensuring all needed equipment and supplies are present. o Facilitate/improve OR efficiency and facilitates throughput on OR days as needed o Post-op Writes orders in the recovery room, talks with family, visits patients, performs post-op procedures and more. o Discharge planning Dictates discharge summaries, writes prescriptions, explains discharge instructions, confirms follow-up appointments and more. o Conducts daily hospital rounds o Performs all admission history and physicals o Write appropriate diagnostic and therapeutic orders, including testing and medications, x-rays, IV fluids, etc. Admission orders (and other orders, as may be required by New Jersey State Law) o Evaluates and clarifies clinical conditions o Formulates and implements treatment and therapeutic plans for hospitalized patients o Communicate directly with Attending Physicians and/or the Office staff as needed and act as a liaison between the patients, OMC staff (nursing, social work, PT, etc.), and supporting medical services (hospitalists, ID, Cardiology, residents etc.) in order to facilitate quality timely care. o Work cooperatively with the attending surgeon in the treatment and management of Bariatric & Urological problems consistent with training and education. o Assesses patient medical, physical and psychosocial status by reviewing patient records, taking a complete patient history, performing a physical examination, and recording pertinent patient data under the coordination of the surgeon.
Minimum Education Required: Completion of an approved Physician Assistant program; State of New Jersey licensure; Physician Assistant National Certification
Minimum Experience Required:
Completion of an approved Physician Assistant program; State of New Jersey licensure; Physician Assistant National Certification. Experience in the Operating Room or surgical setting preferred.
Atlantic Health System, headquartered in Morristown, New Jersey is a leading non profit healthcare delivery system in New Jersey. The New Jersey network includes: Morristown Medical Center in Morristown, Overlook Medical Center in Summit, Newton Medical Center in Newton, Chilton Medical center in Pompton Plains, Hackettstown Medical Center in Hackettstown, Goryeb Childrens Hospital in Morristown and Atlantic Rehabilitation and Atlantic Home Care and Hospice.
Atlantic Health System aims to deliver a Trusted Network of Caring, and our promise to our communities is that anyone who enters our system will receive the right care, at the right quality, at the right time, at the right place and at the right cost.
We are confident that you will find success within Atlantic Health System, which has been named for the 12th year in a row to Fortunes Top 100 Best U.S. Companies to Work For list.
Atlantic Health System, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer and federal contractor or subcontractor and, therefore, abides by applicable laws to protect applicants and employees from discrimination in hiring, promotion, discharge, pay, fringe benefits, job training, classification, referral, and other aspects of employment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, sexual or affectional orientation, national origin or nationality, citizenship status, disability, age, genetics, protected veteran status, ancestry, marital status.
Internal Number: 12369676
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We strive for excellence with our patients and each other. We are Atlantic Health System. Atlantic Health System is one of the largest non-profit health care systems in New Jersey, providing a wide array of health care services to the residents of Northern and Central regions of the state as well as Pike County, PA, and southern Orange County, NY. Through our vision, we empower our communities to be the healthiest in the nation.
We are comprised of Morristown Medical Center, Overlook Medical Center in Summit, Newton Medical Center, Chilton Medical Center and Goryeb Children’s Hospital – all of which are accredited by The Joint Commission and members of AllSpire Health Partners.
Specialty service areas include advanced cardiovascular care, pediatric medical and surgical specialties, neurology, orthopedics and sp...orts medicine. Each of these programs has earned top ratings and recognitions in their respective fields.
Atlantic Health System is an affiliate of The Mount Sinai Hospital and Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and is the official health care partner of the New York Jets and an official health care provider of the New Jersey Devils.
The system has been chosen for the past six consecutive years by FORTUNE® as one of the magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For®.” Our organization has also been recognized six times by AARP as one of the “Best Employers for Workers over 50” and was named for a fifth consecutive year as one of Health Care’s Most Wired organizations in the July 2014 issue of Hospitals & Health Networks magazine, the journal of the American Hospital Association.