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Physician Assistant PRN- Emergency Department

Company: Aspen Valley Hospital
Location: Aspen
Posted on: January 11, 2022

Job Description:

Company Overview:Embrace the adventure of a career at Aspen Valley Hospital. Aspen Valley Hospital is a twenty-five-bed community hospital that represents the best of two worlds - the warmth and friendliness of a small town and the technical expertise of a major medical center. Our award-winning hospital, nestled in the heart of Aspen, CO, includes a team of more than 500 people dedicated to making a difference for our patients, families, and community. Nationally we are recognized for providing some of the most exceptional patient care of any hospital across the country.AVH supports vaccinations as the evidence-based and most effective means for our community and country to put COVID-19 behind us and to avoid unnecessary hospitalizations and deaths. In order to better care for our community, as of 10/31/21, AVH requires COVID-19 Vaccination for all Staff.Job Overview:This is a PRN (as needed) position. The functions of an ENP or EPA include performing diagnostic, therapeutic, preventative and health maintenance services that are routinely performed within the normal scope of the supervising physician's practice. As a dependent practitioner, the practitioner works under the direct supervision of a licensed physician who is responsible for the practitioner's actions. Medical acts, duties, and responsibilities delegated by the supervising physician to the practitioner should be appropriate to education, training, and experience of the practitioner.Primary Scope of Responsibilities:Fully competent in the primary role; performs patient and family assessment and problem identification, plans care accordingly; implements and evaluates plan of care so that problems are resolved.Duties delegated include, but are not limited to the following:Abscess incision and drainageAdministration of mediations and injectionsAdvanced cardiac life support (ACLS) including all proceduresAdvanced pediatric life support (PALS) including all proceduresAnoscopyArthrocentesisCast and splint applicationDislocation reduction managementDebridement of burns, abrasions and abscessesEpistaxis managementExtensor tendon repairFracture reductionForeign body removal: ears, nose, rectum, soft tissue, throat, vaginalImmobilization techniques (spine, long bone, etc.)Interosseous needle placementLaceration repair - simple, intermediate, complexNail trephination/removalNasogastric/orogastric tube placement, lavage and managementObstetrical patient evaluationOrdering and initial interpretations of radiological studiesOrdering of EKGsRegional block anesthesiaSlit lamp diagnostic and rust ring removal ; intraocular foreign body removalTonometry, ocularUrethral catheter placement and managementVenous access, peripheral/cutdownWound careOther interventions or procedures as directed by the supervising physicianMinimum Qualifications & Requirements:Degree from an accredited physician assistant training programCurrent Colorado license as a Physician AssistantCertified or eligible to be certified by the National Commission on Certification for Physician Assistants (NCCPA)Required certifications through American Heart Association:BLS, ACLS, PALSCompensation:Hire-in rates of pay are based upon the relevance of years of experience, education and certifications. Our talent acquisition team will help you understand how your direct experience will be considered.Pay range for new hires: $55.21 - $71.71/hrPRN Benefits: As an employee you will be eligible to purchase discounted bus passes for transportation to and from work, discounted ski pass options, 457B, and also participate in a number of AVH hosted programs including cell phone discounts or computer software.

Keywords: Aspen Valley Hospital, Aspen , Physician Assistant PRN- Emergency Department, Healthcare , Aspen, Colorado

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