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Physician Assistant Neurosurgery Ortho

St Rose Dominican Henderson, Nevada
Requisition ID 2021-189870 Employment Type Full Time Department Surgical Hours/Pay Period 80 Shift Day Weekly Schedule Monday-Saturday, varied days and hours Remote No Category Physician and Physician Assistant

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As the community’s only not-for-profit, faith-based health care system; Dignity Health Nevada has been guided by the vision and core values of the Adrian Dominican Sisters for more than 70 years. As the Henderson and Las Vegas communities grow, Dignity Health-St. Rose Dominican facilities and its more than 3,400 employees will continue the Sisters’ mission of serving people in need. St. Rose Dominican is a member Dignity Health, one of the nation’s largest health care systems, a 22-state network of more than 9,000 physicians, 60,000 employees, and 400 care centers, including hospitals, urgent and occupational care, imaging and surgery centers, home health, and primary care clinics. Headquartered in San Francisco, Dignity Health is dedicated to providing compassionate, high-quality, and affordable patient-centered care with special attention to the poor and underserved. You can also follow us on Twitter and Facebook.

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Position Summary:

The Neurosurgery Orthopedic Physician Assistant (PA) will function as a member of the Surgery Team and act under the supervision of an approved supervising physician.

  • The incumbent will provide care and guidance to patients, take history and perform physical examinations.
  • This position assists during procedures within the scope of practice: in closing major and minor incisions, records post-op orders and follow-up progress notes as required, and assists in the transport and care of patients from the operating room to the recovery room or intensive care unit.
  • Duties include: visiting patients daily to evaluate, observe and answer questions; give patients post-operative discharge instructions; and assist in discharge planning.
  • The incumbent administers physician's prescriptions and treatments for patients, and performs prescribed therapeutic procedures.
  • The incumbent participates in collection and abstraction of data for registry reports, as requested, and provides input on performance improvement strategies. C
  • all responsibilities are required for this position.



  • Master's Degree
  • Graduate from a program approved by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education of the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA).
  • Additional education may be required for some specialty areas.
  • Certification by the National Commission on Certification of Physician
  • 5 - 9 years experience in the surgical setting
  • CT PA = Physician Assistant - State; Successful credential process with the Dignity Health St Rose Dominican Medical Staff; must meet requirements as set forth by the bylaws. Current licensure to practice as a physician assistant issued by the Nevada Board of Medicine.
  • Physician Assistant (PA) may provide only those services for which he or she is specifically authorized.
  • May not admit patients to the hospital.
  • May provide services consistent with the policies stated herein to patients of the medical staff member(s) with whom he or she has a documented formal affiliation.
  • This position requires on-call responsibilities.


  • 10 years as a Physician Assistant for neurosurgery, orthopedic surgery, and general surgery procedures in acute care setting through the preop, intraop, and post-op phases of care.
  • Experience with surgical instruments and surgical techniques that are used for neurosurgery and orthopedic surgery.

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