NP/Physician Assistant-Surgical Weight Loss Dept

Job Ref: 23741
Category: Physician Assistant
Emerson Hospital, 133 Old Road to Nine Acre Corner, Concord, MA 01742

Department: Surgical Weight Loss
Schedule: Full Time
Shift: Day shift
Hours: 7:00am-5:30pm

Job Summary
• Under the general supervision of the Medical Director and Chief PA of the Surgical Weight Loss Program, performs duties to assist supervising physicians in a wide range of clinical tasks. Responsible to manage a wide range of routine and urgent outpatient responsibilities,  while adhering to standard practices and established procedures. The provider will be responsible for developing care plans and seeing patients independently in the clinic as well as working in direct collaboration with the physicians.
Minimum Qualifications
• Education

o Completion of a Masters' Degree in Nursing and an accredited Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant Program required.
• Experience
o Previous experience in a surgical or medical weight loss program strongly preferred.
• Licensure and/or Certification
o Current license as a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant in Massachusetts required.
o National certification as a Nurse Practitioner of Physician Assistant required (this is required for Massachusetts licensure). (ARNP) or (PA-C)
o BLS healthcare provider required.
• Skills
o Excellent customer service skills.
o Must be able to read, write, and communicate in English.
o Computer skills required.
o Ability to maintain confidential information.