At Boston Children's Hospital, success is measured in patients treated, parents comforted and teams taught. It's in discoveries made, processes perfected, and technology advanced. In major medical breakthroughs and small acts of kindness. And in colleagues who have your back and patients who have your heart. As a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, our reach is global and our impact is profound. Join our acclaimed Pediatric Emergency Medicine team and discover how your talents can change lives. Yours included.
The Physician Assistant will be responsible for:
Working primarily with the pediatric emergency medicine attending physicians and fellows, as well as with pediatric and emergency medicine resident physicians.
Caring for patients with all types of conditions in the Emergency Department in collaboration with PEM physicians.
Eliciting histories, performing examinations, ordering and interpreting diagnostic studies, performing basic emergency medicine procedures.
Developing care plans with patients and families including prescribing medications, therapeutic treatments, and coordinating specialist care. Instructing and counseling patients regarding physical and mental health issues.
Clinical reasoning, which includes clinical decision-making, critical thinking.
Evaluating practice and creating changes through research utilization and experiential learning.
Respecting the patient and family leading to compassionate and empathetic care.
Facilitating colleague, patient and family learning.
Working to promote and encourage optimal and realistic patient goals.
Systems Thinking: Body of knowledge that allows the physician assistant to manage and improve system resources.
Working fulltime: 9-10 hour shifts rotating days/evenings with the potential for overnights when needed.
To qualify, you must have:
A Master's from a Physician Assistant program.
A current license from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to practice as a Physician Assistant.
The ability to work in collaboration with emergency medicine physicians, nurses, mid-level providers and administrative staff.
The analytical skills to resolve highly complex problems requiring the application of clinical, scientific or technical principles, theories and concepts and in-depth, cross-functional experience-based knowledge.
Excellent communication skills.
Please note: During a public health emergency, individuals in this role may be expected to take on additional duties to respond to organizational needs.
Boston Children's Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including a flexible schedule, affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement and discounted rates on T-passes (50% off). Discover your best.
Boston Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.
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About Boston Children's Hospital
Boston Children's Hospital is a 395-bed comprehensive center for pediatric health care. As one of the largest pediatric medical centers in the United States, Children's offers a complete range of health care services for children from birth through 21 years of age.