Children's Hospital Boston Physician Assistant, Plastic & Oral Surgery in Boston, Massachusetts

49478BRTitle:Physician Assistant, Plastic & Oral SurgeryDepartment:Plastic SurgeryAutoReqId:49478BRStatus:Full Time Standard Hours per Week:40 Shift:DayJob Posting Description:At Boston Children’s Hospital, success is measured in patients treated, parents comforted and teams taught. It’s in discoveries made, processes perfected, and technology advanced. In major medical breakthroughs and small acts of kindness. And in colleagues who have your back and patients who have your heart. As a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, our reach is global and our impact is profound. Join our acclaimed Plastic & Oral Surgery team and discover how your talents can change lives. Yours included.

This Physician Assistant will be responsible for:

  • Providing comprehensive healthcare services to patients of all ages and with all types of conditions.

  • Eliciting histories, performing examinations, and performing and interpreting diagnostic studies.

  • Performing therapeutic procedures, and instructing and counseling patients about their diagnosis.

  • Working simultaneously with program coordinator for ongoing management of individual treatment plans and complex coordination of care.

  • Provide care coordination across multiple specialties including, but not limited to, Plastic and Oral Surgery, Neurosurgery, Dentistry, ORL, Ophthalmology, Sleep Medicine.

  • Prepare pre-clinic summaries for individual patients detailing past medical history to present to the team as well as post-clinic summaries documenting multidisciplinary recommendations.

  • Understanding the role is primarily clinic-based (non-procedural) and also includes collaboration with quality improvement and research personnel.

To qualify, you must have:

  • The knowledge of theories, principles, and concepts typically acquired through completion of an accredited Physician Assistant’s program.

  • The analytical skills to resolve highly complex problems requiring the application of clinical, scientific or technical principles, theories and concepts and in-depth, cross-functional experience-based knowledge.

  • Communication skills to effectively deal with conflicting views or issues and medicated fair solutions, and well-developed writing skills.

  • Previous complex craniofacial and cleft lip/palate care experience as well as pediatric critical care experience.

  • A current license from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to practice as a Physician Assistant.

The Plastic and Oral Surgery Department seeks a reliable and dedicated individual to support the care coordination of the department's cleft and craniofacial patient population.

The ideal candidate should possess experience in the clinical and operating room settings and well as a strong interest and understanding of the Plastic and Oral Surgery disciplines. The PA will split time mainly between the Boston and Waltham locations with the possibility of travel to other satellite locations. Candidates specifically interested in working in an academic hospital setting are strongly encouraged to apply.

Boston Children’s Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement, and discounted rates on T-passes (50% off). Discover your best.

Boston Children’s Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.Office/Site Location:Boston