Job Description

Job Title: Physician Assistant/CRNP, Staff, Great Lakes Surgical Specialists,UPMC Hamot (Erie, PA)
Job ID: 733072
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: Daylight, 8a-4:30p
Shift: Day Job
Department: Trauma General Surgeons
Location: 104 East Second St, Erie PA 16507


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UPMC Hamot, Great Lakes Surgical Specialists is hiring a full-time Physician Assistant/CRNP for the Hamot Professional Building site. The daylight position schedule is Monday through Friday, 8a-4:30p with occasional weekend rotation. The role will primarily support operating room, pre and post-surgical services. OR, first assist experience is preferred.

To provide clinical services to patients under the direction of a supervising physician. Follows established standards, procedures, and practices and gives specific patient care directions to nursing and other staff. The successful candidate will be placed according to years and months of experience for employment purposes.

•Initiates quality assurance activities, policy/procedures and research activities. Performs laboratory and medical surveillance screening function to include, but not limited to, drawing of specimens and hearing and pulmonary function tests. Serves as a consultant to staff, physicians and patients. Conducts patient education and provides patients with discharge instructions. Reviews patient labs and test results and informs of results in a timely manner. Assists in the triage of patient calls and clinical needs. Demonstrates Hamot's commitment to service excellence by understanding the needs of patients, their families, physicians and co-workers and doing what is required the first time, every time by being responsible, sensitive, accurate, timely, coordinated and thorough.
•Manages and provides care for assigned caseload in consultation with healthcare team providers following approved clinical protocols. Performs various types of examinations under the supervision of a physician. Possesses the ability to obtain and interpret information considering age specific needs. Provides formal and informal education to staff and identifies and implements ongoing staff development in area of specialty. Performs clinical evaluations; assesses and diagnoses injury or illness as appropriate; plans, prescribes and implements follow up care utilizing established protocol.


  • Graduate of an approved Physician Assistant or CRNP Program with study and experience acceptable to the Pennsylvania State Board. Experience in area of specialty preferred. OR experience is preferred.

    Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
    Licensure as a Physician Assistant or CRNP in Pennsylvania. CPR certification. ATLS Audit within one year of this. CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire.

    •Act 33 Child Clearance with Renewal
    •Act 34 Criminal Clearance with Renewal
    •Act 73 FBI Clearance
    •Basic Life Support or Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
  •  CRNP/RN
    •National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants
    •Physician Assistant or Physician Assistant Osteopathic

    UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary Range: $32.80 to $53.25 / hour

Union Position: No

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