Nurse Practitioner /Physician Assistant, Neurosurgery

NP/PA/CRNA Worcester, Massachusetts


Description

Position at UMass Memorial Medical Center

Everyone Is a Caregiver.

At UMass Memorial Health Care, Everyone is a Caregiver regardless of title. Exceptional patient care, academic excellence and leading-edge research make UMass Memorial the premier health care system of Central and Western Massachusetts, and a place where we can help you build the career you deserve. We are more than 14,000 employees, working together as one health care system. And everyone, in their own unique way, plays an important part, everyday.

Requisition #: 215322

Title: Nurse Practitioner /Physician Assistant, Neurosurgery

Department: Neurosurgery

Posting Date: 7/14/2021

Status: Exempt

Shift: 12 hour shifts

Hours: 40 hours 

Location: UMass Memorial Medical Center 

Position Summary:

Under the general supervision of a physician, the Physician Assistant is responsible for providing varied medical services, including: obtaining complete medical history and performing a physical examination; ordering and interpreting laboratory tests and imaging studies; formulating a diagnosis and treatment plan; prescribing and/or dispensing medication; assisting in surgery or other invasive procedures; counseling patients and families.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Performs and documents a complete history and physical examination, including review of the available medical record, to formulate diagnoses and treatment plan.
  • Orders and reviews appropriate laboratory tests and imaging studies.
  • Participates in daily inpatient rounds, interviews and examines patients, reviews laboratory data and other clinical studies, and records daily progress notes.
  • Requests consultations and communicates with consultants.
  • Performs routine bedside or clinical procedures, as described in the Delineation of Privileges.

Position Qualifications:

License/Certification/Education:

Required:

  • A Bachelor’s degree and Graduation from an accredited Physician Assistant program.
  • Current Massachusetts license, issued by the Physician Assistant Board, and current NCCPA certification.
  • If prescribing medications is included in clinical duties and privileges, Massachusetts Controlled Substances Registration and federal DEA Controlled Substance Registration are required.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status

Standards of Respect: