Orthopedic Trauma Physician Assistant
Practice Scope: Full-spectrum trauma/critical surgery/acute care surgical practice within a vibrant and growing multispecialty group practice
Affiliated Hospital: Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center (SARMC) – Boise
Primary Location: Hospital-based practice on campus of SARMC in Boise, Idaho metro area
Requirements: Successful completion of a PA Graduate Program (Masters Level) NCCPA certified PA (PA-C); current medical license in Idaho; valid controlled substance registration with Idaho Board of Pharmacy and DEA; preference given to those with current BCLS, ACLS, PALS and ATLS.
Work Schedule: Full-time, weekdays M-F with occasional weekend coverage
Call: Occasional nights and weekends
EMR/EHR: Inpatient EMR /Computerized Order Entry (CPOE): Cerner PowerChart® Anticipated 2015 implementation of Cerner Ambulatory EHR
Practice Opportunity Highlights:
Saint Alphonsus Medical Group (SAMG) is a 350+ provider multispecialty group practice that seeks an additional certified physician assistant (PA-C) to work within the Acute Care Orthopedics and Trauma Program. The physician assistant will work closely with the Director of Orthopedic Trauma and other Orthopedic Surgeons on staff to evaluate new trauma patients in the emergency room and to manage inpatient orthopedic fracture patients. There will also be an opportunity to work in the operating room and outpatient clinic.
The physician assistant will collaborate with the attending surgeon(s) for clinical management of trauma patients through utilization of approved protocols and procedures as well as appropriate medical consultation, provide direction and education to nursing and other staff personnel regarding patient management issues and provide daily contact with patients, family members, visitors, employees, medical staff, volunteer and students throughout the continuum of trauma care.
The qualified Trauma PA-C will show evidence of comprehensive assessment skills, expert clinical skills and problem solving abilities and commit to a multi-disciplinary team approach to patient care. Candidates must hold a valid controlled substance registration with both the Idaho Board of Pharmacy and the DEA and should also have past surgical and/or critical care experience in a hospital-based setting.
Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center (SARMC) is the principal provider of advanced, innovative and interdisciplinary trauma and critical care services. In addition, SARMC is an ACS verified Level II Trauma Center whose annual trauma volumes exceed 1,250 with over 400 patients with an ISS>16. Trauma is predominantly blunt in nature. The trauma surgeons participate in a primary and back-up call panel arrangement. Moreover, SAMG is in the process of piloting/implementing the Cerner Ambulatory® electronic health record (EHR) in clinics and SARMC has an established Cerner PowerChart® HER in the hospital.
As an economically vibrant and growing community, Boise, Idaho is a metropolitan area of approximately 625,000 people. A commercial center in the Northwest, Boise is an outdoor enthusiast’s paradise and a flourishing scene for arts, entertainment and collegiate and professional sports. Known as the “City of Trees,” Boise also offers a reasonable cost of living, low crime rate, excellent cultural programs, numerous neighborhood parks and nearby national forests and rivers. In fact, Forbes Magazine recently ranked Boise as the 2nd best city to raise a family; particularly noting its low crime and high school quality, not to mention the chance to mix urban and outdoor lifestyles.
To apply for this great opportunity, please visit our website: www.saintalphonsus.org/careers, call or email Jason Schultz at (208) 367-7030 firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.