Critical Care Physician's Assistant Needed for Locum Tenens Covid-19 Coverage at Facility in Maryland

Maryland

locum tenens
Inpatient and outpatient

A facility in Maryland is seeking a critical care physician assistant for COVID-19 coverage due to a recent surge in cases. The day APP works with the Intensivist and participates in daily AM rounds. All shifts are 12 hours for both day and night shift. Report between night and day providers is given at 7 am and 7 pm. Duties include, but are not limited to: patient assessment and formulation of patient treatment plan, ordering and interpretation of tests and imaging, documenting of H&P/progress notes in the chart, placing transfer orders to the floor and calling report to the hospitalist APP, consultation with specialists, collaboration with the supervising physician as needed and updating families regarding patient diagnosis, condition and prognosis. Common procedures include central line placement, arterial line placement and critical care ultrasound. Less common procedures include thoracentesis, paracentesis and chest tube placement.

Dates Needed: ASAP - Ongoing

Case Load/PPD: 12-15

Shift Type: Day Shift

Assignment Type: Inpatient

Job Duration: Locums

Shift Time(s): 12 hour day and night shifts

Procedures Required: All critical care

Call Required: No


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Posted January 19, 2021