Physician Assistant - Spine Center, Newton
Newton-Wellesley Hospital is a comprehensive medical center located in Newton. We provide the services and expertise of a major medical facility with the convenience and personal attention of a community hospital. Our team is committed to delivering high-quality, safe, efficient medical care to each of our patients.
We are a proud member of Mass General Brigham, a network founded by Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Our affiliation allows us to provide our patients with access to the best community-based medicine and the most advanced specialty care in the world.
Our continued goal at Newton-Wellesley Hospital is to meet our patients’ (and their families’!) health care needs and build long-term relationships that provide them with exceptional care and service.
We are seeking a 40-hour Physician Assistant to join the Spine Center at Newton-Wellesley Hospital. The team is looking for added mid-level support five days per week (Monday-Friday) with flexibility on how the hours are staggered. The Spine Center is located at 372 Washington Street, Newton, 02458.
Under the clinical supervision of the Chief of the service line, the Physician Assistant will oversee and participate in the care of patients with both acute and chronic back pain primarily in the outpatient setting, with additional involvement in the inpatient setting to facilitate continuity of care. Based on evaluation and diagnostics tests, the PA will triage patients to the appropriate level of care which can include physical therapy, surgery, and physiatry.
The Physician Assistant will be responsible for:
Ordering appropriate diagnostic tests
Coordinating and participating in treatment plans including pain management in adherence to the Standards of Practice for Opioid management
Navigating patients to appropriate level of care and provider support
Monitoring and documenting patient progress
Educating patients for discharge
Supporting the Spine Center Case Conference
Participating in Quality Improvement Initiatives
Are you ready to bring your talent to this team and join us in driving medicine forward? In this full-time role, you will have access to a competitive benefits package tailored to meet your needs!
Certificate of registration from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Board of Registration of Nurse Practitioners
CPR (BLS/ACLS) certification required
3 years of experience as an Advanced Practice Provider preferred
1 year of experience in related ortho/spine patient care preferred
Mass General Brigham is an Equal Opportunity Employer. By embracing diverse skills, perspectives, and ideas, we choose to lead. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, national origin, sex, age, gender identity, disability, sexual orientation, military service, genetic information, and/or other status protected under law. We will ensure that all individuals with a disability are provided a reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.
Primary Location MA-Newton-NWH 372 Washington
Work Locations NWH 372 Washington 372 Washington Street Newton 02458
Job Physician Assistants
Organization Newton-Wellesley Hospital(NWH)
Standard Hours 40
Shift Day Job
Employee Status Regular
Recruiting Department NWH Spine Center
Job Posting Jan 8, 2024