UMass Memorial Medical Center
Under the general supervision of a physician, the Physician Assistant is responsible for providing varied medical services, including: obtaining complete medical history and performing a physical examination; ordering and interpreting laboratory tests and imaging studies; formulating a diagnosis and treatment plan; prescribing and/or dispensing medication; assisting in surgery or other invasive procedures; counseling patients and families.
Qualifications: A Bachelor's degree and Graduation from an accredited Physician Assistant program are required. The employee must have current Massachusetts license, issued by the Physician Assistant Board, and current NCCPA certification. If prescribing medications is included in clinical duties and privileges, Massachusetts Controlled Substances Registration and federal DEA Controlled Substance Registration are required.
Primary duty as an ambulatory cardiac surgery NP/PA position for primary focus on
conducting Cardiac pre-surgical evaluation,
pre and post-op cardiac surgery telephone triage/encounters,
post-op cardiac surgery clinic visits and select sub-acute rehabilitation encounters/coordination.
The scheduled days are Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday. Hours are 1100-1600. No Weekend / No call / No night -- rotational holidays required, but hours are flexible on holidays.
Prior cardiac surgery or cardiology experience required
BLS and ACLS required
12 lead ECG interpretation
Part Time benefitted 20 hrs or more
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