Neurosurgery Physician Assistant

ID: 23733271
Location: Chicago , IL - US
Practice Type: Hospital
Duration: Locum Tenens - Full Time
Contact: Jack Patrick    Call: (954)6430832
Posted: 11/15/2022

We are hiring an experienced neurosurgical physician assistant for a robust neurosurgery practice in Greater Chicago!

This is a Full-Time, Permanent Position, Day Shift! 50% First Assisting Duties in the Neurosurgery Operating Room! Candidate must have experience as a neurosurgery assistant.

This is an exciting opportunity for either a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to work in our Neurosurgery Surgery department. This is a combination of inpatient (~50%) and outpatient (~50%). The advanced practice provider's primary responsibilities include, but not limited to, inpatient rounding on neurological surgery patients including post-op patients, support of surgeon clinic and independent clinic, and surgical assist for neurological surgery cases.

Schedule: M-F, days; nights/weekends/holidays/on-call are potentially in the future

Required:

Master’s degree from an accredited school/college of nursing OR master's degree from an accredited Physician Assistant Program

Acute care certification required for APRNs

For APN candidates - must have experience and training first assisting in neurosurgery procedures

Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation – BLS, issued by the American Heart Association

Minimum of one (1) year of Neurosurgery First Assisting experience

Surgical assist experience

Experience practicing on an inpatient neuro floor (prefer ICU but support stepdown/floor)