Boston Childrenu0027s Hospital
Surgical Physician Assistant
Boston Children's Hospital
Children's Hospital Boston's Plastic and Oral Surgery Department seeks a dedicated and dynamic Physician Assistant!
The Plastic and Oral Surgery Department seeks a reliable and dedicated individual to support its Plastic Surgeons and Oral and Maxillofacial (OMFS) Surgeons.
The ideal candidate should possess experience in the clinical and operating room settings and well as a strong interest in and understanding of the Plastic and Oral Surgery disciplines. The PA will split time mainly between the Boston and Waltham locations with the possibility of travel to other satellite locations. Candidates specifically interested in working in an academic hospital setting are strongly encouraged to apply.
Provide comprehensive healthcare services to patients of all ages and with all types of conditions
Elicit histories, perform examinations, perform and interpret diagnostic studies
Perform therapeutic procedures, instruct and counsel patients about their diagnosis
Respond to life-threatening situations, and facilitate the appropriate referral of patients, consistent with his or her supervising physician’s scope of expertise and responsibility and delegated to him/her by the supervising physician
Perform and/or assist with intravenous sedations in the office based setting
All aspects of pre-operative and post-operative care, as well as first or second assisting during surgery
Minimum qualifications include:
Work requires the knowledge of theories, principles, and concepts typically acquired through completion of an accredited Physician Assistant’s program
Work requires the analytical skills to resolve highly complex problems requiring the application of clinical, scientific or technical principles, theories and concepts and in-depth, cross-functional experience-based knowledge
Work requires communication skills to effectively deal with conflicting views or issues and medicated fair solutions, and well-developed writing skills
Please note that a current license from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to practice as a Physician Assistant is required for this position
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