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Physician Assistant, Neurosurgery, Day Shift - Exciting Opportunity

Company: Advocate Christ Medical Center
Location: Oak Lawn
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Physician Assistant, Neurosurgery, Day Shift - Exciting Opportunity! - Sign on bonus $10k - PA-C - Chicago - Oak Lawn , ILAbout the TeamChrist Hospital Neurosurgery has an exciting opportunity for a Physician Assistant to join one of the Top Neuroscience Programs in the State of Illinois and highly trained team ranked top in their field. This established team of experienced 5 Board Certified Neurosurgeons and Neuro-interventionalists, clinical professionals and large team of Advanced Practice providers are committed to providing our patients with the highest level of quality and state-of-the-art care, values and encourages autonomy, integrity, teamwork, service, high-quality and innovation. We invest in a robust onboarding and training to enable our advanced practice providers work at the top of their license and empower our APC team to collaboratively develop and care for patients with neurological conditions. We are dedicated to creating a future where APCs can flourish in a supportive environment and committed to advancing our goal of building lifelong relationships with patients by delivering the best health outcomes and highest level of service.

  • Nationally recognized and offer breakthrough technologies and procedures to patients.
  • Fully accredited by DNV Healthcare USA as a comprehensive stroke center, the highest level awarded.
  • Dedicated multi-disciplinary Neurocritical Care Unit provides intensive care management of patients with life-threatening neurological and neurosurgical illnesses.About the RoleThe ideal candidate will have a desire to work in an autonomous, positive work environment, be motivated to learn from multiple clinicians to acquire new skills and will thrive working with a large collaborative team composed of 5 attendings 13 surgical PAs and Neurosurgery residents. Opportunity to experience all aspects of Neurosurgery including Complex Spine, Skull base, minimally invasive surgery, Endovascular treatment of Neuro vascular disorders, Pediatric Neurosurgery and Neuro trauma. Must desire to working days in an autonomous work environment and be motivated to learn from multiple providersResponsibilities:
    • Evaluate and initiate work up for new inpatient consultations
    • Inpatient focused, no outpatient clinic responsibilities to allow maximum growth within specialty
    • Serve as a clinical expert and resource for the education of peers and other health professionals
    • Perform medical services overnight on weeknights and weekends for Neurosurgical and Neuro-interventional patients in support of the medical plan and follow up care needs
    • Work collaboratively with the Neurosurgery team to maintain timely and appropriate communication with family members house staff other disciplines and ancillary services
    • First Assist with emergent surgical cases as needed
    • No call environment
    • Formulate a medical plan for the patient and reviewing the plan with the rounding provider
    • Assist with coding and billing compliance
    • Participate in quality improvement and/or research initiatives for specific patient population as appropriatePosition Requirements:
      • Master's Degree or equivalent as a Physician Assistant effective January 1, 2018 and 1 year PA experience in the relevant setting preferred
      • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
      • Proficiency with an Electronic Medical Record
      • Current Certification (NCCPA)
      • Current licensure in the State of Illinois
      • Current Illinois Controlled Substance License within 6 months of hire
      • Eligible for DEA registration Possession of a current DEA Registration within six months of hire and may vary based on practice site
      • Current BLS Certification Current PALS/ACLS certification may vary based on practice site
      • Travel may be required
      • Ability to work varying hours and shifts to meet the needs of Advocate Health Care.
      • Ability to work under stressful conditions and in difficult situations. Able to respond quickly to patient needs

Keywords: Advocate Christ Medical Center, Oak Lawn , Physician Assistant, Neurosurgery, Day Shift - Exciting Opportunity, Healthcare , Oak Lawn, Illinois

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