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Trauma/Critical Care PA-Night Shifts

Company: Arizona Advanced Surgery
Location: Mesa
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Arizona Advanced Surgery (AAS) has an opening for a Physician Assistant (PA) in its Trauma Division. The PA will support the trauma / critical care surgeons who staff the Trauma program at Banner Desert Medical Center (BDMC) and Banner Children's at Desert (BCD). PAs deliver high quality care to patients with acute injuries or emergency general surgical conditions, as well as those requiring critical care. This position will be for mainly night shifts.
BDMC/BCD is a community hospital with more than 600 licensed beds, of which about 200 are devoted to neonatal and pediatric patients. The facility is designated by the State of Arizona as a Level I Trauma Center and holds dual verifications from the American College of Surgeons (ACS) as both a Level II Adult Trauma Center and a Level II Pediatric Trauma Center. BDMC/BCD is one of only two Trauma Centers in metro Phoenix capable of managing and admitting both Adult and Pediatric trauma patients and has added as many as 5400 patients to its trauma registry annually.
Under the supervising surgeons, the PA will:
- Participate in the initial assessment and management of acutely injured adults and children, including writing admission and consultation notes
- Perform procedures such as wound repair, tube thoracostomies, bronchoscopies, arterial and central line placement, and ultrasound ("FAST") exams.
- Order medications, therapies, medical imaging and laboratory studies and review results
- Function as a first assistant in the operating room
- Assist with the coordination of care for patients, including collaboration with many different medical specialists
- Perform daily rounds, both in the ICU and on the ward, and write daily progress notes and prepare discharge summaries
Requirements: Minimum -1 year experience in Trauma or Critical Care. -Candidates must hold current Arizona PA licensure. Prior to starting employment, the PA must complete certification in Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS). Prior experience with trauma or critical care is preferred, but not required.
AAS is a large multi-specialty surgery group offering a collaborative environment, competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package that includes paid time off, CME allowance with paid CME time, long term disability and professional liability coverage.
Salary will be dependent on experience
Job Types: Full-time, Contract
Salary: $115,000.00 - $130,000.00 per year

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Keywords: Arizona Advanced Surgery, Mesa , Trauma/Critical Care PA-Night Shifts, Other , Mesa, Arizona

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