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Nocturnist Physician Assistant Neurosurgery Operative

Company: Baylor Scott & White Health
Location: Dallas
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Physician Assistant Neurosurgery-OperativeBaylor Scott & White Neurosurgery and Spine Associates is seeking an experienced Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant for a nocturnist position in their practice at the Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, where comprehensive care to patients with disorders of the brain, spine, and peripheral nervous system is provided.This position requires a strong focus on patient care and service. Individuals who are self-motivated, hardworking, detail oriented, and adhere to clinical protocols are encouraged to apply.The ideal candidate will provide patient care in a competent, professional, and courteous manner, and will maintain effective communication with patients, hospital staff, and referring physicians. The PA will practice in close collaboration with the neurosurgeons in the group, who will provide continuing education in the evaluation and management of neurosurgical patients.The primary responsibilities are:

  • The evaluation and management of neurosurgical patients in the emergency room and hospital, including the intensive care unit
  • Returning after hours phone calls from existing patients and their physicians
  • First assisting in the operating room
  • Performing procedures on neurosurgical patients in the ICU and ER
  • Patient and family education
  • Shift/Schedule: 7 on 7 Off schedule- 7:00pm-7:00amJOB DESCRIPTION
    The PA Surgical Specialty-Operative is a graduate of an accredited training program and is a licensed, certified, non-physician healthcare provider who actively renders direct patient care and possesses delegated prescriptive authority. RNFA certification is required for nurse practitioner applicants. The PA or NP is credentialed and privileged, and their service is billed as an independent billing provider, as recognized by Medicare and Medicaid within the healthcare system, and in accordance with the appropriate board.Baylor Scott & White Neurosurgery and Spine AssociatesBaylor Scott & White Neurosurgery and Spine Associates was created in September 2004 to provide state-of-the-art neurosurgical care to patients in our community. The BSW Neuroscience Center, one of America's premiere Neuroscience facilities, has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the country's best.Baylor Scott & White Neurosurgery and Spine Associates provides a full complement of surgical treatments for the central and peripheral nervous systems as well as the spine. We incorporate the latest in surgical advances and radiosurgical options.Baylor University Medical CenterBaylor University Medical Center (BUMC), one of two flagship hospitals in the 52-hospital Baylor Scott & White HealthCare System, is a 1,008-bed tertiary care hospital in the heart of Dallas with a high level of acuity and approximately 39,000 admissions a year. Since 1997, the American College of Surgeons has recognized BUMC as a Level 1 Trauma Center with approximately 2,400 admissions yearly. There are 123 total ICU beds, 57 of which are surgical ICU beds. The management of neuro trauma is shared between the 8 neurosurgeons on the BUMC staff and a group of fellowship trained trauma surgeons. BUMC is home to an ACGME approved General Surgery residency and a Surgical Critical Care Fellowship.BENEFITS
    • Our competitive benefits package includes the following:
    • Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits
    • 401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%
    • Tuition ReimbursementNote: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level

      • EDUCATION - Grad of an Accredited Program
        • Physician Assistants (PA)
        • Basic Life Support (BLS): Basic Life Support (BLS) within 30 days of hire or transfer.

Keywords: Baylor Scott & White Health, Dallas , Nocturnist Physician Assistant Neurosurgery Operative, Healthcare , Dallas, Texas

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