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Physician Assistant - Specialty Practice - Neurosurgery

Company: Carilion Clinic
Location: Roanoke
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Roanoke ,VA, US, 24014

Job Summary

Carilion Clinic is recruiting for an experienced, neurosurgery Physician Assistant to join a growing team of 8 Neurosurgeons, 7 residents, and 10 ACP's. Carilion Clinic Neurosurgery is a clinic-based, academic program with remarkable opportunities in teaching, research, and clinical neurosurgery. Based in the Level 1 Trauma Center Carilion, Roanoke Memorial Hospital in Roanoke Virginia, the program provides neurosurgical coverage to over 1 million people in a large, rural, multi-state area. Clinical pathology is exceptionally broad, and our neurosurgeons perform procedures of all levels of complexity in all subspecialty domains. We run a highly successful ACGME accredited resident training program. Education and research activities and opportunities abound through our intimate relationships with the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine, the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute (FBRI), the Virginia Tech School of Neuroscience (VTSoN), and Virginia Tech proper. FBRI recently underwent a 90-million-dollar expansion as a part of a larger Virginia Tech-Carilion Clinic Health Sciences and Technology initiative. We are actively involved in the education of medical students from two local medical schools, residents from multiple Carilion Clinic-Virginia Tech Carilion (CC-VTC) training programs, allied health science students from Radford University Carilion, and Virginia Tech neuroscience undergraduate and graduate students. The CC-VTC system and the neurosurgery program stand on the brink of unprecedented expansion and opportunity through the burgeoning relationship with Virginia Tech. We are looking for a dynamic, growth-focused Nurse Practitioner of excellent clinical experience. There are few positions in the country that can boast such wonderful potential. Monday - Friday; 0800-1700; periodic call weekend daytime.

The Medical Specialty Physician Assistant has advanced knowledge and skills qualify her/him to function as a primary health care provider. She/he serves as a member of a collaborative health care team. This collaborative role includes responsibility for determining the patient's health and medical status by taking a health history; performing physical exams; initiating screening and diagnostic procedures; providing health maintenance services; and management of pregnancy, minor trauma, acute illnesses, and stable chronic illness. Consults with physician, as appropriate, keeping the physician informed of needs and problems related to patient care.

Minimum Qualifications

Education: Graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant Program required.

Experience: Clinical experience appropriate to specific practice/ department preferred

Licensure/Certification: Current Physician Assistants license (PA) required. DEA licensure required. AHA BLS-HCP certification required. Advanced life support is preferred and is required for those who may use a defibrillator in their practice.

Other: Meets credentialing requirements. Qualifies for malpractice insurance and is accepted by Carilion Clinic's malpractice insurance carrier. Ability to work collaboratively with physicians and other health care providers. Maintains open and supportive communications between all department members and other employees, patients and their family members. Commitment to continued professional development.

About Carilion

This is Carilion Clinic ...

An organization where innovation happens, collaboration is expected and ideas are valued. A not-for-profit, mission-driven health system built on progress and partnerships. A courageous team that is always learning, never discouraged and forever curious.

Headquartered in Roanoke, Va., you will find a robust system of award winning hospitals, Level 1 and 3 trauma centers, Level 3 NICU, Institute of Orthopedics and Neurosciences, multi-specialty physician practices, and The Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute.

Carilion is where you can make your own path, make new discoveries and, most importantly, make a difference. Here, in a place where the air is clean, people are kind and life is good. Make your tomorrow with us.

Requisition Number: 132036
Employment Status: Full time
Location: Carilion Clinic Neurosurgery (Institute for Orthopaedics and Neurosciences)
Shift: Day
Shift Details: Monday-Friday; 0800-1700; periodic daytime weekend coverage
Recruiter: KARYN B FARRELL
Recruiter Phone: 540-224-5383
Recruiter Email: KBFarrell@carilionclinic.org
For more information, contact the HR Service Center at 1-800-599-2537.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Carilion Clinic is a drug-free workplace.



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Keywords: Carilion Clinic, Roanoke , Physician Assistant - Specialty Practice - Neurosurgery, Healthcare , Roanoke, Virginia

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