Experience:
1-3 years of experience
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Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
2/22/2019
Job Category:
Health Care Provider
Physician Assistant - General Surgery / Trauma
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Job Description

About WakeMed Serving the community since 1961, WakeMed Health & Hospitals is a nationally recognized, private, not-for-profit health care organization founded and based in Raleigh, N.C. The largest health system in Wake County, WakeMed exists to improve the health and well-being of our community by providing outstanding, compassionate, patient- and family-centered care to all. The 919-bed system is accredited by The Joint Commission and designated Magnet by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. WakeMed is a leader in cardiac and vascular care, women's and children's services, emergency medicine and trauma care, physical rehabilitation, orthopaedics and neurosciences. Specialty facilities include the WakeMed Heart Center, Children's Hospital, Rehabilitation Hospital, Adult and Children's Emergency Departments and a Level 1 Trauma Center. WakeMed's team of more than 8,200 employees, 250 employed physicians, 1,500 volunteers, 1,200 affiliated physicians use the most advanced technologies along with the best minds and the biggest hearts to ensure the finest quality in health care and community health. For more information, visit www.wakemed.org<="" span=""> Position Information The Physician Assistant, under the supervision and direction of the Directors of General Surgery/Trauma & Surgical Critical Care and other attending surgeons, the Physician Assistant of Critical Care, will facilitate Surgeon productivity and Critical Care practice excellence. This will be accomplished by acting as the coordinator of daily care for the critically ill patients in the Surgical/Trauma Intensive Care Unit (STICU). Experience Requirements: 3 Years Clinical - Physician Assistant And 1 Year Clinical - Critical Care (ICU/CCU) Preferred Education Required: Master's Degree Physician Assistant Required Licensure/Certification Requirements: Licensed Physician Assistant Required Hours of Work: rotating 40-45 hrs. per week Weekend Requirements: As Needed Call Requirements: yes

About WakeMed Health & Hospitals

WakeMed Health & Hospitals, one of the first hospital systems in the country, is a private, not-for-profit health care organization based in Raleigh, N.C. The 870-bed system comprises a network of health care facilities throughout Wake and Johnston Counties, including: a Level I Trauma Center and tertiary referral hospital and rehabilitation hospital in Raleigh, a community hospital in Cary, a comprehensive outpatient center and freestanding emergency department in North Raleigh, seven outpatient rehabilitation sites, two skilled-nursing and outpatient facilities, a 100+-physician multispecialty practice, and home health services. The system includes two accredited Chest Pain Centers and one Joint Commission-certified Stroke Center. Throughout the system, there are an additional 118 beds under construction. WakeMed also provides management services for Betsy Johnson Regional Hospital in Dunn, NC. Centers of excellence include cardiac and vascular care, women's and children's services, physical rehab, emergency and trauma, orthopaedics, neurosciences, home care and numerous wellness and community outreach programs. WakeMed's team of 7,000 nurses, technologists and medical support staff and more than 1,000 affiliated physicians serve the residents of North Carolina using the most advanced technologies and facilities to ensure the finest in health care.