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Hospital-Based Physician Assistant for Neurosurgery & Spine Practice

Florence Neurosurgery & Spine Center Florence, SC
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Medical, Life Insurance, 401k, Dental

The physician assistant’s underlying purpose at the Florence Neurosurgery & Spine Center is to assist the physician in improving patient care and outcomes, helping the physician to better manage and focus his or her efforts, time, and energy, while fostering the continued success, health, and sustainability of our overall neurosurgical practice. The basic duties and responsibilities of the hospital-based physician assistant position are detailed as follows:

Operating Room
- First surgical assist
- Equipment management

Hospital documentation duties
- Post operative orders
- Medical documentation including discharge summaries, progress notes, and history and physicals as appropriate
- EMR management including order entry and other documentation
- Coding of consults/follow-up visits;
- Tracking of hospital billable patient encounters and posting with FNSC claims department

In-patient clinical management assistance

On-call assistance

Maintenance of Competency and Education
- General neurosurgery/General Medicine
- Operative technique
- Equipment in-servicing
- On-going CME
- State Licensing
- Hospital Privileges
- Insurance Credentialing

Fostering and maintaining good relationships with referring health care providers

Other Specific Duties of FNSC PA
- First Surgical Assistant for all Neurosurgical cases (if other FNSC PA/NP not already staffing)
- Assist/perform consults, ER evaluations or other duties as assigned by the on-call Neurosurgeon
- All dictations performed day of service. (See FNSC consultation policy)
- Answer calls to transfer center as directed by the on-call Neurosurgeon.
- Patient rounds as directed by the on-call Neurosurgeon
- Assist all staff Neurosurgeons as necessary with hospital patients when not assisting the on-call Neurosurgeon
- Daily review of labs, consultant reports, and other hospital data for service patients
- Facilitate timely discharge and ensure appropriate follow up appointments for FNSC patients
- Improve/ensure quality care of FNSC hospital patients
- Foster positive relationships with hospital nurses, technicians, physicians, PA’s, NP’s and other personnel.
- Every 4th weekend call coverage (Friday, Saturday, Sunday) which will include answering all hospital calls (1st call) from 8am to 10pm and available at anytime to assist in surgical cases or other duties as needed by the on-call Neurosurgeon.

Qualified candidates must have board-certified license to practice as a Physician Assistant in the state of South Carolina and would be expected to conduct his or herself in an ethical and professional manner to include both general decorum and dress. The Florence Neurosurgery and Spine Center endeavors to provide comprehensive and compassionate patient care and expects our physicians, physician assistants, nurses, and clerical staff to treat our patients and each other with respect and kindness.

Florence Neurosurgery & Spine Center

Florence Neurosurgery and Spine Center provides comprehensive neurosurgical, spinal, interventional pain management, and physical therapy services. Our neurosurgeons and spine care specialists value the opportunity to improve the lives of our patients by offering superior surgical and medical care while utilizing the most advanced approaches and technologies, delivered with compassion.

Address

1204 E Cheves Street, Florence SC 29506
Florence, SC
USA

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