Desert Regional Medical Center is a 385 bed acute-care hospital classified as a stroke receiving center and level 2 trauma facility with an innovative , patient centered and evidence-based Rehabilitation Services Department. Our compassionate team provides a wide range of inpatient and outpatient services, including acute care rehabilitation, joint replacement & spinal surgery, neurosurgery, ICU, Telemetry, step-down care, skilled nursing, as well as outpatient therapy, hand and lymphedema clinics.
DEPARTMENT SPECIFIC DUTIES
May perform duties and tasks only under the direction and supervision of the supervising physician, and only within the scope of their licensure. Such duties include:
Functions as an assistant to the surgeon in the operating room during surgical procedures
Performs orthopedic procedures under the direction of the surgeon
The first assistant may perform wound closure under the direction of the surgeon
Assists the nursing team in case and room preparation
Pulls cases, assists with inventory control
Assists with patient transport to the OR and to the ICU as needed
Work with supervising physicians in outpatient clinic with follow-up care
Assists with hospital consults and be the first respondent when necessary
Proof of current licensure by the Physicianâ��s Assistants Examining Committee of the California board of Medical Quality Assurance
A Physician Assistant-ICON shall have a Supervisory Physician who:
Is a physician currently licensed by the State of California.
Has obtained approval from the Board of Medical Quality Assurance to supervise
a Physicianâ��s Assistant.
Is a current member in good standing of the Medical Staff of the Hospital and
practices regularly at the Hospital; and
The Supervising Physician shall establish the Delegation of Services Agreement in writing, together with any supporting documentation:
That the Supervising Physician accepts full responsibility for the performance of
all professional activities of the Physician Assistant.
That the Supervising Physician has obtained appropriate approval from the
Medical Board of California to supervise a Physician Assistant for the particular type and scope of practice for which applied.
The Supervising Physician shall agree in writing that each applicant is required to have a current CPR support certification
Primary Location: Palm Springs, California
Facility: Desert Regional Medical Center
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 2105005060
About Desert Regional Medical Center
Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) is a diversified healthcare services company headquartered in Dallas with 112,000 employees. Through an expansive care network that includes United Surgical Partners International, we operate 65 hospitals and approximately 510 other healthcare facilities, including surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care and imaging centers and other care sites and clinics. We also operate Conifer Health Solutions, which provides revenue cycle management and value-based care services to hospitals, health systems, physician practices, employers and other clients. Across the Tenet enterprise, we are united by our mission to deliver quality, compassionate care in the communities we serve.