Location: Wilmington, Delaware
Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Nemours is seeking a Physician Assistant, General Surgery to join our team in Wilmington, Delaware.
This position comes with a sign on bonus!!!
The Physician Assistant reports to and functions directly under the supervision of the attending surgeon. Duties include making hospital rounds with physicians, pre-operative history and physicals, evaluate and manage patients, write admitting/pre-op/post-op orders, any other procedures as deemed necessary for patient care as directed by the supervising surgeons and provide coordination of assigned division specialty programs. This position also offers a pathway to first assist duties to include OR time and procedures such as chest tubes, suturing lacerations, incision drainage of abscess, participation in trauma resuscitation secondary tertiary survey, evaluation of abdominal pain and consultations, in both the emergency and operative areas. The role will be a blend of covering overnight, weekend and day shifts
- Graduate of a Physician Assistant program accredited by the Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation
- Current certification by the National Commission of Certification of Physicians' Assistants
- Clear and active license as a Physician Assistant in the State of Delaware
- Masters degree in Physician Assistant Studies
- Current certification in BCLS, PALS and ACLS
- Minimum of 2 years Physician Assistant experience, preferably in Pediatrics. Other job experience may not be substituted for this requirement
- Previous experience in Pediatric Surgery required
As one of the nation's leading pediatric healthcare systems, Nemours is committed to providing all children with their best chance to grow up healthy. We offer integrated, family-centered care to more than 280,000 children each year in our pediatric hospitals, specialty clinics and primary care practices in Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Nemours strives to ensure a healthier tomorrow for all children - even those who may never enter our doors - through our world-changing research, education and advocacy efforts. At Nemours, our Associates help us deliver on the promise we make to every family we have the privilege of serving: to treat their child as if they were our own.
As the birthplace of the Nemours healthcare system, the Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, Del. honors our legacy of delivering exceptional care to the children of the Delaware Valley and beyond. Ranked among the nation's best pediatric hospitals by U.S. News& World Report and honored with the ANCC's Magnet Designation for excellence in nursing practice, we offer intensive and acute inpatient and outpatient services covering more than 30 pediatric specialties. In October, we will complete a multi-phase hospital expansion that will include new inpatient rooms, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit and Emergency Department. Additionally, Nemours duPont Pediatrics allows us to reach more children across the region through community-based physician services and collaborative partnerships with health and hospital systems.
Our dedication to professionals who are dedicated to children frequently earns Nemours a spot on the list of top workplaces in the communities we serve. Our Associates enjoy comprehensive benefits including our unique "Bridge to a Healthy Future" pediatric health plan, an integrated wellness program, opportunities for professional growth, and much more. As an equal opportunity employer, Nemours focuses on the best-qualified applicants for our openings.
Nemours offers a competitive salary and extensive benefits package that includes stipend pay, clinical ladder opportunities, life insurance, comprehensive health, dental and vision coverage, retirement plan with employer matching, educational allowance, paid licensure and malpractice fees, professional membership dues allowance, and more.
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