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Physician Assistant - Emergency Medicine (Staff Relief/Pool - Variable shifts)

Advanced Practice Provider Florida-Miami-Nicklaus Children's Hospital - Main Hospital Campus Miami, Florida Requisition ID 25705


Job Summary

The Emergency Medicine Physician Assistant (PA) functions independently within parameters delineated by their supervising physician. Emergency Medicine PA will assess, diagnose, and manage episodic illnesses, injuries and acute exacerbations of chronic diseases. Responsibilities include performing history and physical examination; ordering and interpreting radiological and laboratory test results; treating minor injuries; prescribing medications; documenting patient care services within EMR and departmental records; and performing procedures within scope of practice and demonstrating through competency.

Job Specific Duties

  • Performs comprehensive and problem focused history and physical examinations.
  • Orders appropriate laboratory tests, radiographical studies, and consultations.
  • Performs procedures as demonstrated through competency and identified in delineation of privileges.
  • Participates in performance improvement activities, quality initiatives and research.
  • Initiates emergency resuscitation and stabilization as necessary.
  • Works effectively with physicians and other health professionals as a member or leader of a health care team or other professional group.



Minimum Job Requirements

  • Physician Assistant Licensure issued by the State of Florida
  • Certification by The National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCPAA)
  • American Heart Association (AHA) BLS - must maintain active and in good standing throughout employment.
  • American Heart Association (AHA) PALS - must maintain active and in good standing throughout employment.
  • Level II Background Check

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Competent bedside manners.
  • Continuing Medical Education maintained to specifications of AAPA.
  • Dedication to the needs of the patient including protecting confidential data.
  • Thoroughness in completing tasks and documentation.

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Florida-Miami-Nicklaus Children's Hospital - Main Hospital Campus

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Joining a new organization can be daunting or overwhelming. But at Nicklaus, your colleagues make you feel welcomed. They taught me to celebrate our accomplishments and band together during challenging times. This is not easy to find in healthcare these days, so I’m grateful to have found an amazing place to work with people and leadership who have my well-being in mind.

Lova Renee Brunson Manager Accreditation & Regulatory

Collaboration leads to success.

Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much. Working together, we find solutions and methods we would never find alone, and at Nicklaus Children’s, we have fun doing it.

Responsibility drives us.

We all take responsibility here – for the children, their families, our work and each other. We meet our responsibilities head on and motivate each other to succeed.

Empower yourself, help others.

Nicklaus Children’s encourages team members to believe in their ability to affect positive change in the world through everything they do with us.

Advocate for the right way.

Advocate for children. Advocate for families. Advocate for yourself. But most of all, advocate for getting the job done right and you will find nothing but success and support in your career here.

Transformation is growth.

At Nicklaus Children’s, change is not to be feared. When you work here, you are always working with the most advanced tools and procedures available.

Empathy is everything.

We expect our team members to have empathy for the patients and families they treat, and in turn, we have empathy for them. We take care of everyone in the Nicklaus Children’s family with competitive benefits and our supportive culture.

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