St Joseph Medical Group
Work Type: PRN
Hours: 7p - 7a
Recruiter: Please contact Esther Zechman at [email protected] for additional information.
SUMMARY OF POSITION:
The Penn State Health St. Joseph Neonatology team is looking for an experienced Physician Assistant to join our team in a Level II NICU with well-baby and delivery room responsibilities. The Physician Assistant will manage and coordinate overnight care for the NICU patients. Following appropriate orientation, the PA is credentialed and works in collaboration with the attending physicians, peers, and other members of the healthcare team to provide specialty care to critically ill patients. An in-house Respiratory Therapist is available for all deliveries and a backup Neonatologist is available during the night. The average number of deliveries a year is 1000-1500.
- Graduate of an AMA approved Physician Assistant Program or baccalaureate or higher degree program that meets licensure requirements in the State of employment
- National Certification in State of employment or in another State with reciprocity and licensure to practice in the State of employment
- Basic Life Support (BLS) certification and Neonatal Resuscitation (NPR) Certification
- PA-C required
- NICU critical care experience
- Two (2) year’s experience within their licensure
This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.
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