Swedish First Hill is seeking a Per Diem physician assistant to work with a well-established, multidisciplinary weight-loss team. Swedish Weight Loss Services is an accredited MBSAQIP comprehensive program comprised of a Bariatric Surgery Program and a Medical Weight Loss Program dedicated to serving both surgical patients (pre- and post-op) and non-surgical patients. The appointed individual will be responsible for providing collaborative services, including initial and ongoing assessment, diagnosis and treatment and first assisting on Bariatric surgical cases in the operating rooms. The candidate will possess the ability to assess, triage, and prepare preoperative and postoperative Bariatric patients in the outpatient, inpatient, ICU and ER settings.
Per Diem position
Outpatient and Inpatient setting
Primary location: Swedish First Hill Seattle; Secondary location: Swedish Issaquah
Graduate of an accredited physician assistant program required
Background in bariatric surgery and/or laparoscopic surgery preferred
At least 2 years of experience in surgical patient care required
Washington State physician assistant licensure or eligible
Compensation is $85 per hour
Where You'll Work
Swedish Medical Center's First Hill campus is a 697-bed, general medical and surgical hospital in downtown Seattle. The largest of Swedish's five hospitals, First Hill is considered the main Swedish campus. In addition to the hospital and emergency department, the campus is home to the Swedish Cancer Institute and the Swedish Orthopedic Institute. The hospital provides a wide range of inpatient and outpatient services, including the area's largest childbirth center, NICU and specialty pediatric care.
Where You'll Live
Seattle is the Pacific Northwest's largest urban center, with a metro population of 3.25 million, and is home to world-class arts and entertainment, a robust economy and an outstanding school system. The city hugs Puget Sound and offers magnificent mountain views to the north, east and south. Home to the world's biggest tech giants, Seattle offers some of the highest minimum wages in the country, along with a notable music and arts scene, outdoor lifestyle and amazing coffee.
Who You'll Work For
Swedish is a comprehensive health network with a long history of excellence. The Seattle-based system operates five hospitals with more than 1,500 beds, and more than 115 primary and specialty care clinics. Part of the Providence family, Swedish is world-renowned for its innovative and ground-breaking diagnoses, treatments and medical research at its five award-winning institutes: cancer, digestive health, heart and vascular, neuroscience and orthopedic. Its mission is to improve the health and well-being of each person it serves.
Equal Opportunity Employer including disability/veteran
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