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Cape Cod Healthcare

Hyannis, MA
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PHYSICIAN EXTENDER-180217-50002795
Provide surgical services to patients in the OR ER and on in patient floors during day evening and weekend days evenings
  • Perform history and physical examination on emergency patients upon decision for admission
  • Ensure adequate medical clearance for pre op patients by ordering the necessary consultations and testing
  • Serve as surgical first assistant to surgeon doing emergency surgery
  • Provide first line evaluation and treatment for patients in the emergency room that have already been evaluated by an emergency room physician
  • Prepare patients for evaluation and treatment if appropriate
  • If time permits provide services to inpatients at the request of an attending surgeon by responding to nurses calls expediting discharges completing documentation etc
  • This function is understood NOT to be a replacement of the services currently provided by privately employed physicians and other subspecialty surgical midlevels
  • Collaborate with the Hospital Physician Service physicians in coordinating emergency admissions and medical management both pre and post op
  • Coordinate functions with any other surgical midlevels to avoid duplication or omission of services
  • Collaborate with the Director of Perioperative Services in coordinating clinical services and defer to his decision regarding clinical priorities and assignment Collaborate with Chief Medical Officer of CCH on implementing and refining this position and defer to his decisions regarding programmatic and administrative priorities and assignment
  • Maintain complete and accurate documentation of clinical work performed and timely completion of billing encounter sheets
  • Maintain all necessary certifications and CCH medical staff appointment as a surgical mid level
  • Work five days a week but agree to assume some equitable responsibility for night and weekend rotation of surgical mid level duties if the program grows with additional personnel
  • Such readjustment of time on duty would be subject to good faith negotiation but would otherwise be within the framework of this job description and compensation
  • Collaborate closely with the attending surgeon of the patient to whom he she is providing services
  • Such an attending is considered a designee of the supervising physician
  • The mid level s scope of practice is always limited to the scope of practice of the immediate physician supervisor
  • Ability to work well under pressure be patient focused work independently and know when and how to ask for help
  • Communicate effectively and participate actively on the health care team
  • Comply with CCH Medical Staff By Ways and Rules and Regulations pertaining to physician extenders
  • CCHC Human Resources policies and CCHC Corporate Compliance Policies

  • Certified PA or NP Two years surgical experience including first assistant in OR
  • ACLS certified
  • US Department of Justice and Massachusetts Controlled Substance DEA Registrations are required for prescribing practitioners

Schedule Details: 36 hrs, rot days, weekends %26 holidays
Organization: Cape Cod Hospital
Primary Location: Hyannis
Department: CCH-PH - Medical Staff
Employee Classification: Regular-Regular
Shift: Day/Eve/Night
Weekend Shifts: Rotating
Holiday Shifts: Rotating
Posting Start Date: Feb 21, 2018
Posting End Date: Ongoing
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