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Penn State Health Physician Assistant Hospitalist - Pediatrics in Hershey, Pennsylvania

Penn State Health - Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Location : US:PA:Hershey

Work Type : Full Time

FTE : 1.0

Shift : Varied

Hours : Varied

Recruiter : Please contact Esther Zechman at ezechman@pennstatehealth.psu.edu for additional information.

SUMMARY OF POSITION :

The role of the advanced practice provider will help the division of Inpatient Pediatrics provide care to a growing general inpatient pediatric population. It will help us maintain provider: patient ratios, on the resident service, which are ideally 10-12 patients per attending. This will require each FTE APP approximately 1840 hours per year/12-14 shifts per month.

CLINICAL RESPONSIBILITES

  • The APP team will be self-contained team of several providers who will provide care to sick general inpatient Pediatric patients (0-18 years old). The job will require the team members work together to provide seamless day and weekend coverage. This will include national holidays that are recognized by the organization.

  • Since it is not anticipated the APPs will have to work nights, the day time APP will be expected to obtain sign out from the overnight resident team and provide signout to the overnight resident team.

  • Team rounds will occur with an attending, bed side nurse and patient/parents, as part of our commitment to providing family centered rounds.

  • Progress notes and billing must be completed daily

  • Discharge summaries should be completed within 24 hours of patient discharge.

  • The cap will be 8 (10) patients for the APP.

  • Help cross-cover resident team on Thursdays from 12-4pm during their academic time.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION(S):

  • Graduate of an AMA approved Physician Assistant Program or baccalaureate or higher degree program that meets licensure requirements in the State of employment

  • National Certification in State of employment or in another State with reciprocity and licensure to practice in the State of employment

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification

PREFERRED QUALIFICATION(S):

  • Inpatient pediatric experience preferred

This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.

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Union : Non Bargained

Position Physician Assistant Hospitalist - Pediatrics

Location US:PA:Hershey | Advanced Practice | Full Time

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