Physician Assistant, Inpatient Orthopedics (Night Shift) - Newton Wellesley Hospital
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, Night Shift Physician Assistant to support our Inpatient Orthopedics team. We are located on the NWH Main Campus at 2014 Washington Street, Newton, 02462
Our PAs are responsible for covering the Emergency Department and the inpatient floor while also conducting inpatient surgical consults and providing Operating Room coverage. The Physician Assistants on the Pediatrics Orthopedics team share some of their time with the NWH Neurological Surgery Service. Providers work autonomously to the top of their licensure and are responsible for:
Present and discussing their evaluations with Attending Surgeons to determine proper treatment plans
Ordering diagnostic tests and interpreting results
Performing diagnostic and therapeutic procedures including but not limited to: wound care/debridement; tube/drain insertion, care or removal; suturing/suture removal; insertion or removal of traction pins; splint, brace or cast application or removal; medication administration including IV push drugs and the injection of steroid and anesthetic agents; insertion or removal of central venous lines; insertion of nasogastric tubes; bladder catheterization; phlebotomy and IV insertion; and electrocardiograms
Conducting daily patient rounds and attending weekly grand surgical rounds
Participating in the discharge planning process
Educating and counseling patients and families
Orienting medical students, physician assistant and surgical residents to the environment, patient care practices, and hospital policies and procedures
Participating in the quality improvement/quality assurance process
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 Physician Assistants
CPR (BLS) certification required
Two years of experience as a Physician Assistant preferred
Knowledge of the special needs and behaviors of infant, child, adolescent, adult, and older adult patients 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 Main Campus
Work Locations NWH Main Campus 2014 Washington Street Newton 02462
Job Physician Assistants
Organization Newton-Wellesley Hospital(NWH)
Standard Hours 40
Shift Night Job
Employee Status Regular
Recruiting Department Newton Wellesley Medical Group
Job Posting Feb 6, 2024