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Physician Assistant -Neurology

The Nemours Foundation
Wilmington, DE 19801
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As one of the nations leading pediatric health care systems, Nemours is committed to providing all children with their best chance to grow up healthy. We offer integrated, family-centered care to more than 300,000 children each year in our pediatric hospitals, specialty clinics and primary care practices in Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Nemours strives to ensure a healthier tomorrow for all children even those who may never enter our doors through our world-changing research, education and advocacy efforts. At Nemours, our Associates help us deliver on the promise we make to every family we have the privilege of serving: to treat their child as if they were our own.

Act under the supervision of a physician to provide direct and indirect patient care services for the department of Neurology, including assisting with the in-patient Neurology service during overnight and weekend shifts.

Essential Functions

  • Practices under the supervision of a physician and practices collaboratively with other health care providers to provide high quality health care to children.
  • Performs appropriate assessment of patient/family upon referral/admission.
  • Performs ongoing assessment and evaluation of patient progress and revision of interdisciplinary plan of care.
  • Uses prescriptive authority as soon as appropriately credentialed to do so.
  • Collaborates interprofessionally as needed. Identifies patient/family need for further resources and initiates appropriate referrals.
  • Documents patient care and progress on patient's chart
  • Assists the Staff Nurse in formulating the Nursing Care Plan and setting priorities based on the patient and family.
  • Coordinates Nursing Plan for Discharge in collaboration with the Staff Nurse and other members of the health care team.
  • Provides patient/family teaching based on identification of learning needs.
  • Acts as a patients advocate.
  • Demonstrates proficiency in the care of all age groups; neonates, infants, toddlers, school aged, adolescents, and adults.
  • Serves as a consultant within specialty area for colleagues both intra and extra departmentally and in the community.
  • Demonstrates effective communication skills with health care team and patient, family, and members of the health care team.
  • Responsible for participation in departmental and hospital programs for Quality Assessment and Improvement, identifying opportunities to improve services, making recommendations and implementing actions as appropriate and consistent with the goals of the Nemours Foundation.
  • Maintains current knowledge base of specialty area and promotes standards of care.


  • Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies
  • At least one year of related clinical experience
  • Demonstrable experience with clinical procedures
  • 1-3 years of job related experience
  • Current Certification by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants
  • Active Delaware Physician Assistant license
  • Delaware Controlled Substance Registration (CSR)
  • Federal Drug Enforcement Agency Registration (DEA) with Delaware address
  • Current AHA Healthcare Provider (HCP) Certification required

Nemours offers a competitive salary and extensive benefits package that includes stipend pay, clinical ladder opportunities, life insurance, comprehensive health, dental and vision coverage, retirement plan with employer matching, educational allowance, paid licensure and malpractice fees, professional membership dues allowance, and more.

Our dedication to professionals who are dedicated to children frequently earns Nemours a spot on the list of top workplaces in the communities we serve. Our Associates enjoy comprehensive benefits, including our unique Bridge to a Healthy Future pediatric health plan, an integrated wellness program, opportunities for professional growth, and much more. As an equal opportunity employer, Nemours focuses on the best-qualified applicants for our openings.

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Posted: 2019-11-23 Expires: 2019-12-22
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