PA,Surgical First Assist

PA,Surgical First Assist job in Albuquerque, NM

Shift: 1st - Day
Hours: DAYS
Schedule: Full Time

Join our General Surgery Team in beautiful Albuquerque!

Now hiring for a Physician Assistant - General Surgery

We enjoy over 300 days of sunshine and less than 11 inches of rain per year!

If you love the outdoors Albuquerque is ideal, with our temperate climate you can enjoy over 400 miles of bike trails, hiking, camping, golf, fishing and more year round.

We are NOT as hot as Arizona! At over 5000 ft above sea level with a river and mountain right here in the city, life here is fantastic.

Check www.visitabq.org to learn more about Albuquerque

and www.lovelace.com to learn more about us.

Job Summary:

      Providers primary clinical care to patients in accordance to regulations to include but not limited to obtaining patient history, ordering of lab and diagnostic studies, arranging referrals and performing physical exams. 

      Assess patient treatment and assists in surgical procedures under the supervision of physician; Administers medications and injections; performs therapeutic procedures.   

      Participates for completing basic competencies and departmental specific competencies.

    Attends departmental and/or professional meetings and training sessions as requested. 

      Participates for completing basic competencies in addition to departmental specific competencies.

      Takes ownership of assignments; other duties as assigned or requested.

      Communicates and listens effectively with internal and external customers; effectively understands instructions and shares knowledge.

      Cooperates and interacts with supervisors, peers, other departments, and all customer groups demonstrating our commitment to “service”.

Education/Licenses and Certifications:

      Completion of an accredited Physician Assistant Program

      Ability to communicate effectively; Ability to work independently; Basic computer skills.

      Three (3) years of clinical experience in General Surgery or related experience

      Licensed Physician Assistant by the State of NM; CPR;

Schedule Details:

Status: FT

Days: M-F

Hours: 8a-5P

Shift: Days

Why Lovelace Medical Group:

  • We offer a Nationally competitive salary and benefits combined with a generous sign- on bonus and relocation assistance.
  • Our providers also enjoy up to 30 days of vacation,  and $3K in CME funds

    *EOE/AA

Department / Location

GENERAL SURGERY- HOSPITAL LOOP
Lovelace Medical Group - Albuquerque, NM