PA: Trauma Surgery & Neurosurgery

The MetroHealth System

We're leading the way to a healthier community.
And we need your expertise to get there.

You can play an important role with an essential health system that is committed to doing more than making people feel better. The MetroHealth System is restoring the health and well-being of the communities we serve throughout Cuyahoga County, Ohio with individualized, patient-centered care. Our team of 7,700 strong delivers care at our main campus near downtown Cleveland, and at more than 25 other MetroHealth locations.

As the site of the county's most experienced Level I Adult Trauma Center and Level II Pediatric Trauma Center, we offer one of the only two adult and pediatric burn centers in the state of Ohio. Accommodating a total of more than one million patient visits annually, MetroHealth is an academic medical center for teaching and research and is affiliated with Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. In addition, it has earned Magnet® status for nursing excellence.

Our mission is as follows: "Leading the way to a healthier you and a healthier community through service, discovery, teamwork, and research." Here is your opportunity to help us accomplish this objective:

Rotating shifts, including weekends & evenings

In collaboration with a physician, these professionals will deliver direct patient care, including identification, management and/or referral of health problems. Offering pre-, intra-, and post-operative care, these individuals will be responsible for neurosurgery and trauma surgery call coverage with inpatient management and/or OR assist.

Additional responsibilities include:

Managing complex illnesses and delivering specialty care.

Functioning in a supportive role to provide optimum care to surgical patients.

Upholding the standards of the system-wide customer service program.

What you'll need to succeed:

Required Credentials:

Graduation from an accredited Physician's Assistant program.

Current licensure in the State of Ohio.

Graduate of an approved formal training program for surgical assisting or appropriate related certification from an approved military surgical assisting program.

Neurosurgery or spine experience.

Trauma or ICU experience.

Demonstrated proficiency in the use of sterile technique and aseptic practices

Knowledge of medications used within an outpatient surgical environment.

Demonstrated knowledge of suture material and different types of skin stitches.

Ability to prioritize work assignments and maintain flexibility in a fast-paced environment.

Ability to meet the requirements/qualifications for clinical privileges with The MetroHealth System within 90 days of placement within position and maintain privileges.

Preferred Credentials:

One or more years of surgical assisting experience

Your skills, ambition and experience can elevate the health and well-being of friends and neighbors. In return for your contributions, we offer the competitive salaries and extensive benefits you would expect of an industry leader.

Learn more about us at:

Please forward your CV and professional references direclty to Julie Salman in Provider Recruitment:

The MetroHealth System is an equal opportunity employer.
Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

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