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Phys Asst Neurosurgery Ortho

Henderson, Nevada

St. Rose Dominican Siena


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Requisition ID 2024-366942 Employment Type Full Time Hours/Pay Period 80 Weekly Schedule 630a-3pm, Monday- Friday, varied Hours Remote No Category Advanced Practice Recruiter Name Ann Marie Aronoff Recruiter Email
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Hello humankindness

Are you a Physician Assistant with more than five years of experience in neurosurgery, orthopedic surgery and general surgery procedures?

As the community’s only not-for-profit faith-based healthcare system; Dignity Health Nevada has been guided by the vision and core values of the Adrian Dominican Sisters for more than 70 years. As the Henderson and Las Vegas communities grow Dignity Health-St. Rose Dominican facilities and its more than 3400 employees will continue the Sisters’ mission of serving people in need. St. Rose Dominican is a member of Dignity Health one of the nation’s largest healthcare systems a 22-state network of more than 9000 physicians 60000 employees and 400 care centers including hospitals urgent and occupational care imaging and surgery centers home health and primary care clinics. Headquartered in San Francisco Dignity Health is dedicated to providing compassionate high-quality and affordable patient-centered care with special attention to the poor and underserved. You can also follow us on Twitter and Facebook.

While you’re busy impacting the healthcare industry, we’ll take care of you with benefits that include health/dental/vision, FSA, matching retirement plans, paid vacation, and more! 


Position Summary: 

The Neurosurgery Orthopedic Physician Assistant (PA) will function as a member of the Surgery Team and act under the supervision of an approved supervising physician. The incumbent will provide care and guidance to patients take history and perform physical examinations. This position assists during procedures within the scope of practice: in closing major and minor incisions records post-op orders and follow-up progress notes as required and assists in the transport and care of patients from the operating room to the recovery room or intensive care unit. Duties include: visiting patients daily to evaluate observe and answer questions; give patients post-operative discharge instructions; and assist in discharge planning. The incumbent administers physician's prescriptions and treatments for patients and performs prescribed therapeutic procedures. The incumbent participates in collection and abstraction of data for registry reports as requested and provides input on performance improvement strategies. Call responsibilities are required for this position.

  • 5 - 9 years experience in the surgical setting
  • Graduate from a program approved by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education of the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA). Additional education may be required for some specialty areas. Certification by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA).
  • PA:NV
  • Physician Assistant (PA) may provide only those services for which he or she is specifically authorized. May not admit patients to the hospital. May provide services consistent with the policies stated herein to patients of the medical staff member(s) with whom he or she has a documented formal affiliation.
  •  This position requires on-call responsibilities.

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • 10 years a a Physician Assistant for neurosurgery orthopedic surgery and general surgery procedures in acute care setting through the preop intraop and post-op phases of care. 
  • Experience with surgical instruments and surgical techniques that are used for neurosurgery and orthopedic surgery.

While you’re busy impacting the healthcare industry, we’ll take care of you with benefits that may include health/dental/vision, FSA, matching retirement plans, paid time off, tuition assistance, adoption assistance, and more!

Unless directed by a Collective Bargaining Agreement, applications for this position will be considered on a rolling basis. CommonSpirit Health cannot anticipate the date by which a successful candidate may be identified.

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