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Physician Assistant

Company: WakeMed
Location: Raleigh
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

About WakeMed:
Serving the community since 1961, WakeMed Health & Hospitals is a nationally recognized, private, not-for-profit health care organization founded and based in Raleigh, N.C. The largest health system in Wake County, WakeMed exists to improve the health and well-being of our community by providing outstanding, compassionate, patient- and family-centered care to all. The 919-bed system comprises a network of facilities throughout the Triangle area, delivering health and wellness services that bring added value to the communities we serve. WakeMed is a leader in cardiac and vascular care, women's and children's services, emergency medicine and trauma care, physical rehabilitation, orthopaedics and neurosciences. Specialty facilities include the WakeMed Heart Center, Children's Hospital, Women's Pavilion and Birthplace, Rehabilitation Hospital, Adult and Children's Emergency Departments and a Level 1 Trauma Center. WakeMed's team of more than 9,400 employees, 2,000 volunteers, 1,300 affiliated physicians, and the more than 300 physicians employed by WakeMed Physician Practices use the most advanced technologies along with the best minds and the biggest hearts to ensure the finest quality in health care and community health. For more information, visit www.wakemed.org.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, WakeMed provides an inclusive work environment that
promotes the valuing of differences, respect for people and cooperativeness among our diverse
workforce. WakeMed does not discriminate against any employee or applicant in any terms or
conditions of employment. All applicants/employees are considered for employment, transfer,
promotion or training without regard to race, religion, color, gender, gender identity/expression,
genetics, sexual orientation, age, pregnancy, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Position Information:
The Physician Assistant SUP will work under the general supervision of the Medical Directors of General Surgery and Trauma services, all physician partners, the APP Clinical Director of Medical and Surgical Specialties, and WakeMed Physician Practices to deliver competent pre and postoperative medical care, first assist in the OR as needed, trauma patient assessment and management to patients at WakeMed. This position will assist in the completion of referrals, consults and daily patient rounds. In addition, this position will respond per the trauma handbook as a representative of trauma services to trauma activations in the emergency department. Provides pre- and post-procedure care. Functions as an educator for PA/NP/DO students from healthcare education programs. Works closely with multidisciplinary care teams, ED physicians, Critical Care and nursing units. The provider will maintain a scope of practice to be consistent with the policies, procedures and regulatory guidelines governed by the North Carolina Medical Board and any other federal or state regulatory agencies, as well as the policies and procedures of WakeMed. Understands the needs of the organization and supports the mission, values and management of WakeMed.

Experience Requirements:
3 Years Clinical - Physician Assistant And 1 Year Clinical - Critical Care (ICU/CCU) Preferred

Education Required:
Bachelor's Degree Physician Assistant Required - And Master's Degree Physician Assistant Preferred

Licensure/Certification Requirements:
Licensed Physician Assistant Required

Hours of Work:
Days/ Nights/ Weekends

Weekend Requirements:
Every Third

Call Requirements:
per clinical team expectations

Keywords: WakeMed, Raleigh , Physician Assistant, Healthcare , Raleigh, North Carolina

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