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Surgical Services Physician Assistant First Assist

Job Description

Additional Job Information

  • 40 Hours per Week -
  • 10 Hour Shifts, 4 Days per Week -
  • On Call -

  • Job ID: 1201857
    Employment Status: Full-Time
    More Information:

    Boone Hospital Center is a 394-bed full service hospital located in Columbia, MO. It is a regional referral center located in the center of the state. The hospital provides progressive healthcare programs, services, and technology to people in 26 mid-Missouri counties. Although the hospital is full service, areas in which Boone Hospital Center excels are cardiology, neurology, oncology, surgical, obstetrical services, and numerous other specialties. The hospital maintains a 24-hour emergency center with hospital-based ambulance service and a helipad for incoming emergency air transportation.  Recognizing its excellence in nursing care, Boone Hospital Center has been certified as a "Magnet Hospital" by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
     

    Operating room facilities featuring 22 surgical units, including two state of the art hybrid rooms for cardiac and vascular procedures. Peri-operative area includes pre-op holding, acute post-op recovery/level 1 and outpatient/level 2 recovery, Surgery Express, and recently redesigned Pre-operative Assessment Process. The surgical staff includes specialists in cardiovascular and thoracic, plastic, orthopedic, vascular, opthalmologic, urologic, oral, neurologic, otolaryngologic, dental, gynecologic, and general surgery.


    Overview


    Role Purpose

    Utilizes a high degree of knowledge, skill and competence in a specialized area to coordinate, manage and evaluate the delivery of quality patient care. Serves as a role model, mentor, and preceptor for others. Enters into a formal collaborative practice agreement with physician(s) to support a designated clinical service.


    Responsibilities

  • Manages the health care of select patient populations through advanced health assessment, diagnosis, intervention, and evaluation.
  • Coordinates the care of select patient populations to ensure promotion of health and wellness through education of patients and families, coordination of services and placing referrals.
  • Assesses development needs of staff and develops and delivers appropriate educational programs to meet staff needs.
  • Develops treatment plans, treats patients with acute problems including illnesses and minor injuries following a predetermined protocol.
  • BJC has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job.

  • Minimum Requirements

     

    Degree

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • - Accredited PA Program

     

    Experience

  • No Experience
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    Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience
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    Licenses & Certifications

  • PA

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    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information

     

    Clinical - Direct Skills

  • Physician Assistant (PA) - 2 years or more
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    Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Medical Group, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center


    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

     

    Equal Opportunity Employer