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Physician Assistant Acute - Pediatric Hospitalist Medicine

Children's Hospital & Medical Center - Omaha Omaha, NE
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Schedule: varied

This position is to work with the Childrens Pediatric Hospital Medicine team and will be traveling between the Omaha and Lincoln campuses. 

*Would consider full time primary at Lincoln location if candidate was interested

Were searching for a Physician Assistant Acute Care. The advanced practice provider (APP) at CHMC provides patient centered, specialized, evidence based care across the continuum through an interprofessional approach to treatment, research, education and advocacy.  APPs are board-certified providers that assume responsibility and accountability for health stabilization, promotion, and maintenance of acute and chronic illness or injury.  This role contributes to the mission and vision of the organization by being accountable for the delivery of compassionate and safe care within the scope of practice as defined by the Nebraska state statutes, administrative code and CHMC bylaws. The APP is committed to a culture of clinical excellence, respect, innovation, and academic inquiry through collaborative practice with all members of the care delivery team.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Responsible for providing safe, comprehensive and compassionate clinical care
  • Assesses patient, synthesizes and analyzes data, orders diagnostic tests and therapeutic treatments, and evaluates clinical outcomes
  • Seeks and integrates the perspectives of interprofessional team members in developing and implementing the plan of care
  • Performs diagnostic and therapeutic procedures; prescribes medications and complex medical regimes while monitoring for desired and adverse outcomes, specific to the infant/child with high risk, complex acute, critical, or chronic conditions
  • Applies evidence based medicine pertinent to neonatal/pediatric populations
  • Continuously evaluates the relationships among access, cost, quality, safety and their influence on healthcare outcomes and sustainability
  • Assumes leadership role to establish and monitor standards of practice and to improve patient care through sharing knowledge, leading teams and developing programs
  • Constant consideration of childs development, familys readiness and resources when translating health information, education and support
  • Demonstrate understanding of internal and external rules, regulations and legislation as it relates to APP practice, licensure, certification and billing compliance
  • Maintains accurate log of credentialed procedures performed. Demonstrates competency and expertise when performing credentialed procedures/specialty skills
  • Serves as an advocate for the needs of the children and their families across the health care continuum ensuring the best patient/family experience possible 
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
  • Satisfy all relevant criteria and qualifications outlined in the Medical Staff Policy on Allied Health Professional, required to be credentialed
  • Maintains practice agreement with service of specialty, and practices within framework of respective scope of practice
  • Must be knowledgeable in billing regulation practices to include documentation requirements/CPT coding regulations
  • Knowledge of physical, mental, developmental, emotional and social needs of the neonate, infant, toddler, pre-school, school age and adolescent patients
  • Maintains current knowledge and skill level in field through reading appropriate journals, networking, and attendance at conferences or seminars
  • Must be able to perform a variety of duties, often changing from one task to another of a different nature, without loss of efficiency or composure, and be able to perform under stressful conditions when confronted with multiple requests, demonstrating prioritizing skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to work effectively with multiple disciplines
  • Ability to be self-directed, with minimum supervision, and detail oriented
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
  • Masters degree from an accredited college or university in the Physician Assistants program required
  • Previous Advanced Practice Provider experience in pediatrics/neonatal preferred 

CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Current and valid unrestricted Nebraska state licensure (e.g., APRN, PA, RN,) required
  • Current and valid Basic Life Support (BLS) through the American Heart Association is required
  • Current and valid Pediatric Advanced Life support (PALS) required, within 6 months of hire
  • Maintain active Federal DEA license required. Must be obtained within 30 days of hire.
  • Current and valid nationally recognized APP board certification required

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Satisfy all relevant criteria and qualifications outlined in the Medical Staff Policy on Allied Health Professional, required to be credentialed.

 

EOE/Vets/Disabled

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Make a meaningful difference improving the lives of children!

At Childrens, the regions only full-service pediatric healthcare center, our people make us the very best for kids. Come cultivate your passion, purpose and professional development in an environment of excellence and inclusion, where team members are supported and deeply valued. Opportunities for career growth abound as we grow our services and spaces, including the cutting-edge Hubbard Center for Children. Join our highly engaged, caring teamand join us in providing brighter, healthier tomorrows for the children we serve.

Date Posted November 10, 2022
Requisition 300000116058541
Located In Omaha, NE
SOC Category 00-0000.00
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