Job: Physician Assistant, Surgery

Title Physician Assistant, Surgery
Date Posted August 25, 2017
Company Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children
Specialty Surgery
Job Information

As one of the nation’s leading pediatric health care 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 300,000 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.

Nemours is seeking a Physician Assistant to join our Surgery team in Wilmington, Delaware.

The Physician Assistant reports to and functions directly under the supervision of the attending physician. Duties include making hospital rounds with physicians, pre-operative history and physicals, evaluating and managing patients, writing admitting/pre-op/post-op orders, any other procedures as deemed necessary for patient care as directed by the supervising physicians, and providing coordination of assigned division specialty programs. Perform on-call duties to include (but not limited to) accepting after-hours phone calls from patients and from hospital nursing personnel. Dispense medical advice regarding these inquiries in accordance with existing patient treatment policies.

• Graduate of a Physician Assistant program accredited by the Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation.
• Current certification by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants.
• Clear and active license as a Physician Assistant in the state of Delaware.
• Master’s 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.
• Experience in Pediatric Surgery preferred.

As the birthplace of the Nemours healthcare system, the Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, Delaware, 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. We recently completed a multi-phase hospital expansion that includes 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.

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Address Wilmington, DE 19803
Employment Full Time