PA for Head and Neck Surgeon
Company: Huntsville Hospital Health System
Posted on: May 24, 2023
Looking for PA to join new Head and Neck Surgical Oncology practice at Huntsville Hospital and North Alabama ENT. An interest in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, prior experience with ENT is preferred. Expected to perform basic Otolaryngology examination procedures after a period of supervised training. These include flexible nasolaryngoscopy, cerumenectomy, anterior rhinoscopy, and tuning fork assessment. An opportunity to learn head and neck surgical care including peritonsillar abscess drainage. Work schedule will include clinic visits, operating room assistance with opportunity to perform surgical tasks, and inpatient rounding of admitted patients. Opportunities to learn surgical assisting techniques, including under the microscope.
The physician assistant provides comprehensive direct patient care and scholarly practice including obtaining comprehensive patient histories, performing complete physical examination, ordering and performing diagnostic testing and screening, diagnosing illness, prescribing both pharmacological and other treatments for patients, and providing health maintenance and promotion interventions such as patient and family education and counseling. Also, the PA assumes accountability for indirect care responsibilities, which support patient care including staff and student education, clinical research if applicable, program development, and quality improvement. Assists in clerical functions as necessary.
Education required: Graduate of an Accredited Physician Assistant program required.
License, certification and/or registration: Current Alabama PA license. Approval of the Huntsville Hospital credentialing board. Maintain ACLS/BLS certification
Additional skills/abilities: Must have excellent communication skills with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment, requiring prioritizing and changing tasks frequently and quickly. Works well with others in a team environment. Previous experience with electronic medical records preferred
Highlights of our hospitals
Huntsville Hospital was recently named -Best Regional Hospital and #2 in Alabama by U.S. News & World Report. With 971 beds, a specialized Orthopedic & Spine Tower, a Level III Regional Neonatal ICU, and the largest Emergency Department and Level 1 Trauma Center in the state with our own specialized Red Shirt Trauma Program, there are many opportunities to apply your knowledge and skills. We are a certified Primary Stroke Center and named "One of the Top 100 Hospitals in the Nation with Great Heart Programs." From six cath labs and four EP labs to multiple medical and step-down units, you can continually grow your skillset! We offer a training center on campus for continuing education, Shared Governance Program, Clinical Ladder for professional development, The Daisy Award, and if -you are a new grad, a Nurse Residency Program to help you transition from student to professional nurse. We care about you and your well-being by offering an excellent benefits package, childcare, health and wellness programs, an onsite employee pharmacy, a free health clinic, tuition assistance, and much more. We are committed to creating a diverse environment and proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Ask us about incentives and additional opportunities.
Huntsville Hospital Benefits:
We are committed to providing competitive benefits. Our benefits package for eligible employees includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, flexible spending; short term and long term disability; several retirement account options with 401K -organization match; nurse residency program; tuition assistance; student loan reimbursement; On-site training and education opportunities; Employee Discounts -to phone providers, local restaurants, tickets to shows, apartment application and much more!
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