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The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Physician Assistant - General Surgery - Esophageal and Airway Treatment Center ( in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Reference #: 1003023\ SHIFT:Day (United States of America)

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We strongly encourage all candidates of diverse backgrounds and lived experiences to apply.

A Brief Overview\ This position will work exclusively with the Esophageal and Airway Treatment Center (EAT).

Provide clinical care in the form of outpatient clinic visits, inpatient care/consults and, review and management of results of testing done. This role provides continuity of care, with the hope of reducing length of stay in the inpatient setting. The role will consist of clinical coordination and will act as a provider for the EAT team and work to facilitate care in the operating room for procedures and immediate post op care. This person will work as a member of a multi- D team which includes pulmonary, gastroenterology, otolaryngology and general surgery to take of patients with esophageal atresia and airway concerns.

What you will do\ Utilizes advanced assessment skills to manage a cohort of patients. Performs and documents daily assessments. Collects and analyzes data and formulates a family-centered plan of care. Evaluates and monitors the effectiveness of the prescribed treatment plan. Communicates the plan of care and changes to this plan to the supervising physician.\ Performs any needed advanced procedures that are listed in the Scope of Practice document and approved as a part of the credentialing process.\ Acts as a consultant to multidisciplinary healthcare team members.\ Participates in scholarly activities including research and education. Participates in own professional development by maintaining required competencies, identifying learning needs and seeking appropriate educational offerings. Participates in the professional development of others and serves as an educational resource to the patient/family, nursing staff and provider team. Acts as a preceptor and mentor to support the development of physician assistants, nurses, nurse practitioners, students and other health care providers.\ Demonstrates a commitment to patient safety by speaking up about safety issues and changing practices to enhance safety. Shares errors or potential errors through system reporting mechanisms. Demonstrates shared accountability for safe practice.

Education Qualifications\ Bachelor\'s Degree Physician Assistant Required

Skills and Abilities\ Ability to work in a team setting with multiple responsibilities. Ability to use computer and electronic medical records effectively.

Licenses and Certifications\ Licensed Physician Assistant - Pennsylvania State Licensing Board - upon hire - Required or\ Licensed Physician Assistant - New Jersey State Licensing Board - upon hire - Required and\ Certified Physician Assistant (PA-C) - National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants - upon hire - Required and\ Prescriptive Authority (Pennsylvania) - Pennsylvania State Licensing Board - within 3 months - Required or\ Prescriptive Authority (New Jersey) - New Jersey State Licensing Board - within 3 months - Re uired and\ Basic Life Support (BLS) - issued through on organization that requires a hands-on instructor lead psychomotor skills verification (ex. American Heart Association or Red Cross). - upon hire - Required and\ Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) - issued through on organization that requires a hands-on instructor lead psychomotor skills verification (ex. American Heart Association or Red Cross). - upon hire - Required and\ Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) - issued through on organization that requires a hands-on instructor lead psychomotor skills verification (ex. American Heart Association or Red Cross). - upon hire - Required

To carry out its mission, CHOP is committed to supporting the health of our patients, families, workforce, and global community. As a condition of employment, professionals working onsite-at any CHOP location, for any portion of time-must be vaccinated for COVID-19.

CHOP also requires employees who work in patient care buildings to receive an annual influenza vaccine. Employees may request exemptions for valid religious and medical reasons. Start dates may be delayed until candidates are immunized or exemption requests are reviewed.


Children\'s Hospital of Philadelphia is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability or protected veteran status.