Akron Children's Hospital Careers

Physician Assistant- ENT

Akron, Ohio
PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT


Job Description

Position Summary:
Responsible for assessment, planning, coordination of care, discharge planning, care delivery, evaluation and documentation of care independently and in collaboration with the Burn Surgeons and other health care professionals.  Acts as a resource for staff/surgical resident in the Burn Center, and liaison for family members with various members of the health care team.  Reports to the Burn Center Medical Director and Nurse Manager of the Burn Center.  Must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Qualifications:
Graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant Program.  Current State License.  Current National Commission on the Certification of the Physician Assistant Certification.  ACLS, BLS and PALS.  ABLS and ABLS instructor preferred or will obtain. Minimal of 2 years of experience.  Suture Experience preferred.  . Masters degree and Certificate to Prescribe required.  Meets hospital credentialing requirements. Must maintain Continuing Medical Education credits per the national certification requirement of 100 credits every 2 years.  Excellent critical thinking, self motivation and interpersonal and organizational skills essential.