Job Description

Location: Steward Medical Group - North
Posted Date: 1/17/2023

Qualifications
Physician Assistant: Graduate of an accredited Physician Program

Applicable professional Certification and eligibility for applicable licenses to practice in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Must have or eligible for, and maintain, a current DEA registration and Massachusetts Controlled Substance Registration

Two years of experience as an advanced practice provider is preferred.

Responsibilities

The APP works under the supervision of attending physicians and reports directly to the Chief Physician of the Department of Neurosurgery.

Supports all neurosurgical subspecialties including: Spine Surgery, Neuro-oncology (brain, spine & spinal cord tumors), Skull Base Surgery, Cerebrovascular Services (Stroke, Aneurysms) and Peripheral Nerve Surgery

Assesses and manage various populations of patients, medical and/or surgical, including diagnostic and therapeutic interventions, development of appropriate plans of care and ongoing evaluation

Provides direct care, counseling, and teaching to a designated patient population in the ambulatory, inpatient, operative, and/or procedural setting

Performs complete histories and physical examinations

Orders, interprets, and evaluates appropriate laboratory and diagnostic tests

Develops appropriate plans of care and follow-up based on the outcomes of diagnostic, laboratory, and physical examination findings

Orders medications and writes prescriptions according to organizational and regulatory policies and procedures

Consistently provides high quality and timely documentation including admission and progress notes, procedure notes, operative notes and discharge summaries

Participates in departmental and organizational committees and programs as appropriate and attends all required meetings, in-services, and professional trainings

Remains actively involved in continuing education with a commitment to self and departmental growth

In some settings, the APP may first assist in the operating room or procedural areas

Additional duties and responsibilities as required by the department/division/attending

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