Cook Children's Healthcare Physician Assistant - Short Stay Unit in Fort Worth, Texas
Trained under the Medical model curriculum, the Physician Assistant functions in collaborative independent practice with physician(s) in the private practice, clinic or hospital setting. Autonomously performs patient assessment, diagnosis, and intervention according to approved protocols. Develops and maintains own volume of patients. Provides practice/clinic coverage for physician(s) during periods of absence. Prescribes a variety of modalities to meet wellness and illness needs, up to and including hospital admission/discharge, assisting in surgery and prescriptive authority.
Graduate of an approved accredited Physician Assistant program
Masters of Science as a Physician Assistant preferred.
Minimum two years pediatric experience in surgical specialty clinic or surgical acute care setting/surgery setting required.
Current licensure to practice as a Physician Assistant
American Heart Association BLS and PALS