Operating Room Physician Assistant- Dallas Fort Worth, TX

Mpower Health

Operating Room Physician Assistant- Dallas Fort Worth, TX

Fort Worth, TX
Paid
  • Responsibilities

    Seeking a work/life balance? Precision Assist is looking to hire both Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners to work 100% as first assists in the operating room in the Fort Worth,TX area. We are looking for PAs/NPs with 1+ years of surgical experience to join our team (Spine/Neuro/Ortho experience preferred). NO clinics, NO rotations/rounds, and NO standing call.

    WHO IS PRECISION ASSIST?

    We specialize in assisting surgeons both in and out of the operating room, all while delivering superior service levels. We take pride in our commitment to successful surgical outcomes, benefiting patients and healthcare providers. We look to maintain the highest standards of quality in every branch of our organization, and we promote a culture that nurtures and enriches our employees. We want to become the preeminent provider of surgical assists, delivering competent and caring services in every facet of our operations.

    ESSENTIAL WORK SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE & ABILITIES:

    • MUST have experience working as a first assist
    • Primary role is to perform first assist duties in surgery.
    • Ability to render emergency care on operating patients.
    • Perform a pre-op exam and correlate symptoms to procedure and diagnosis.
    • Ability to talk to patients in pre-op and answer any questions about the surgery as well as explain your involvement.
    • Performs comprehensive and problem-focused patient histories to ensure there are no special requirements for surgery.
    • Aids operating surgeon/facility staff with any pre-op preferences including but not limited to radiographic studies set-up, instrumentation set-up, and patient positioning.
    • Transfer/escort patients back to PACU and assess post-op condition, ensure there are no complications, and ensure that the procedure was successful.
    • Assist with any clinical/management projects for the betterment of your territory/team.

    EDUCATION/TRAINING:

    • Must have excellent computer skills specifically MS Office, Diagnostic imaging systems, and EMR
    • Bachelors required for both PAs and NPs; Master’s in physician assistant studies, Health Science or Medical Science is required for PAs.
    • Must possess current state license where practicing and be nationally certified as National Commissioned Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) is required for PAs.
    • At least one year of surgical experience required.
    • Background in any one of the following specialties is preferred: Spine, Neuro, Ortho, Robotics, Urology, Cardiothoracic and/or OBGYN.

    PREFERRED SKILLS

    Able to perform all essential duties with or without accommodations, including but not limited to:

    • Willingness to expand current surgical expertise and learn how to assist on different specialties.
    • Provide health care services to patients under direction and responsibility of physician including assessing and educating patients.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Strong organization and documentation skills.

    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

    Able to perform all essential duties with or without accommodations, including but not limited to:

    • Ability to lift sit stand or Squat
    • Constantly seeing, hearing, and speaking.
    • Frequent lifting to 20+ lbs. plus bending, reaching, standing, walking, and kneeling
    • Frequent pre-op and post-op patient positioning.

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