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Seattle Childrens Hospital

Seattle, WA

Physician Assistant or RNFA- First Assist in Seattle, Washington

LocationSeattle, WA, US, 98105, Seattle, Washington 98144
Employment TypeContractor
Date Posted2023-01-19
Direct Apply
Valid Through2023-12-09

Job Description:


Provide direct care and assume primary responsibility for clinical management of patients in ambulatory, operating room, emergency department, and inpatient settings. Obtain patient histories, perform physical examinations, order, perform, and interpret diagnostic tests, prescribe medications, perform procedures, and develop treatment plans. Direct or participate in case management and continuing care. Collaborate, refer, and consult with department attending physicians, specialists, and other members of the health care team to deliver effective, efficient, safe, and high quality care. Contribute to organizational and departmental continuous performance and quality improvement projects. Participate in education and research efforts for patients, families, and the health care team.

Job Posting Addendum

This is a first assist position, can be a PA or NP (must have RNFA) and previous first assist experience is preferred. This position will support our child and young adult hip preservation team with a focus on treatment of developmental hip dysplasia, femoral acetabular impingement, Perthes, SCFE and neuromuscular conditions of the hip in both a clinical and surgical assist role.


Required Education/Experience: - Graduate of a nationally accredited physician assistant program. - Active clinical privileges as an Allied Health Provider, Seattle Childrens Hospital. - One year work experience in a pediatric or family focused clinical area. Required Credentials: - Initial certification by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants. - Active, unencumbered physician assistant, certified, licensure in the State of Washington. - Active Drug Enforcement Authority registration. - BLS for Healthcare Providers. Current PALS certification will be accepted in lieu of the BLS either at time of hire or as an annual competency. However, the incumbent is responsible for any costs (including time away from work) associated with obtaining PALS certification. (ACLS will not be accepted as a substitute to the requirements listed above.) - Prior to start of employment, must obtain, and maintain in good standing, medical or allied health professional staff privileges that are not limited, revoked, suspended, conditioned, or probationary, except for normal probationary periods due to initial appointment. All medical and allied health professional staff members are provisional for the first year. - Any and all medical or allied health professional staff privileges at Childrens will terminate automatically upon the termination of the individuals employment at Childrens. Termination of employment does not prohibit the individual from seeking medical or allied health professional staff privileges at Childrens as a non-employee in any category for which the individual qualifies. Questions regarding medical or allied health professional staff privileges may be directed to Medical Staff Services. Preferred: - Masters degree in Physician Assistant Studies or equivalent program - Two years experience in a physician assistant role. - Two years experience in pediatric health care.

In accordance with new Washington law for healthcare workers, Seattle Childrens requires that all staff be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 on or before October 18, 2021, or before beginning employment for start dates after October 18th.

Min to Max Hourly SalaryMin: USD $59.94/Hr. Max: USD $81.10/Hr.Min to Max Annual SalaryMin Salary: USD $124,673.00/Hr. Max Salary: USD $168,680.00/Hr.Salary Information

This compensation range was calculated based on full-time employment (2080 hours worked per calendar year). Offers are determined by multiple factors including equity, skills, experience, and expertise, and may vary within the range provided.

The union pay ranges can be found on the Seattle Childrens website here: WSNA - UFCW

Seattle Childrens offers annual incentive pay based upon performance that is commensurate with the level of the position.

Disclaimer for Out of State Applicants

This compensation range is specific to Seattle, positions located outside of Seattle may be compensated differently depending on various factors.

Benefits Information

Seattle Childrens offers a generous benefit package, including medical, dental, and vision plans, 403(b), life insurance, paid time off, tuition reimbursement, and more. Click here for more information.

About Us

Hope. Care. Cure. These three simple words capture what we do at Seattle Childrens -- to help every child live the healthiest and most fulfilling life possible. Are you ready to engage with a mission-driven organization that is life-changing to many, and touches the hearts of all? #HOPECARECURE

Our founding promise to the community is as valid today as it was over a century ago: we will care for all children in our region, regardless of the families ability to pay. Together, we deliver superior patient care, advance new discoveries and treatments through pediatric research, and serve as the pediatric and adolescent, academic medical center for Washington, Alaska, Montana and Idaho - the largest region of any childrens hospital in the country.

In 2022, U.S. News & World Report once again ranked Seattle Childrens among the nations best childrens hospitals - for the 30th year in a row. For more than a decade, Seattle Childrens has been nationally ranked in all 10 specialty areas evaluated by U.S. News & World Report. We are honored to be the top-ranked pediatric hospital in Washington and the Pacific Northwest.

As a Magnet designated institution, and classified among Americas best large employers by Forbes, we recognize the importance of hiring and developing great talent to provide best-in-class care to the patients and families we serve. Our organizational DNA takes form in our core values: Compassion, Excellence, Integrity, Collaboration, Equity and Innovation. Whether its delivering frontline care to our patients in a kind and caring manner, practicing the highest standards of quality and safety, or being relentlessly curious as we work towards eradicating childhood diseases, these values are the fabric of our culture and community. The future starts here.

Covid-19 VaccinationSeattle Childrens requires that all employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. All offers are contingent and your vaccine status will be verified at onboarding.Our Commitment to Diversity

Our community welcomes diverse experiences, backgrounds, and thoughts as this is what drives our spirit of inquiry and allows us to better connect with our increasingly diverse patients and families. Our organization recruits, employs, trains, compensates, and promotes without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

The people who work at Seattle Childrens are members of a community that seeks to respect and celebrate all the qualities that make each of us unique. Each of us is empowered to be ourselves within this community, which cultivates and promotes equity, diversity, and inclusion at all levels.

Seattle Childrens is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Workplace and Affirmative Action Employer.

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