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Physician Assistant - First Assistant Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

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Location: Colorado Springs, CO, United States
Category: Advanced Practice Providers
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: 63187
Date Posted: Oct 29, 2022

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Make Extraordinary Possible

UCHealth has an excellent opportunity for a Physician Assistant First Assistant to join our well-established and highly reputable Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Clinic in Colorado Springs, CO.

•Our ideal candidate will bring a positive and caring personality, is innovative, autonomous as well as a team player, and have surgical experience. We are looking for someone who wants to join a growing plastic and reconstructive surgery program with comprehensive, supportive and integrative services.
•This position is located at UCHealth Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Clinic - Colorado Springs
•The schedule is five 8-hour/days.

•Surgery First Assistant experience required. Plastic and reconstructive surgery experience would be ideal.
•Family Nurse Practitioner candidates must have full prescriptive authority to be considered for this position.

The pay range for this position is $48.37 - $69.12 / hour. Pay is dependent on the applicant's relevant experience.
UCHealth offers a Five Year Incentive Bonus to recognize employee’s contributions to our success in quality, patient experience, organizational growth, financial goals, and tenure with UCHealth. The bonus accumulates annually each October and is paid out in October following completion of five years’ employment.

At UCHealth, we’re looking for those who are talented and inspired — those who don’t shy away from daily opportunities to improve lives. For those individuals called to join our team, we want you to find more than just a career here. We want you to make extraordinary possible. Apply today.

Requirements for Physician Assistants
•Bachelor or Master’s Degree in Physician Assistant Studies
•Unrestricted license to practice as a Physician Assistant in the State of Colorado.
•Physician Assistant Certification (PA-C) issued by the National Commission for Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) is required for hire and must be maintained throughout employment
•Unrestricted Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) permit to prescribe all medications commonly prescribed in the course of practice.
•Eligible to provide services reimbursable services and maintain provider status with Medicare and Medicaid.
•Eligible to provide services with no sanctions or exclusion from either the Health and Human Services/Office of Inspectors General (HHS/OIG) or the General Services Administration’s (GSA) List of Parties Excluded from Federal Programs.
•Unrestricted medical staff membership, with appropriate practice privileges.
•Prescriptive authority as appropriate, per medical staff service privileging process.
•Basic Life Support (BLS) certification issued by the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross

Exceptional Benefits
We expect you to live a balanced life and enjoy the Colorado lifestyle. Our competitive compensation package includes:
•Retirement Package that includes a basic pension plan, 401(a) investment account, 403(b) matching account, and a 457(b) deferred compensation savings plan
•Offerings include medical, vision, dental, life insurance, disability coverage
•Competitive time off plan and wellness benefits
•Generous continuing medical education (CME) allowance for full and part-time positions
Going beyond quality requires the perfect balance of talent, integrity, drive, and intellectual curiosity.

About UCHealth
UCHealth Medical Group is a physician-led organization, with a dedicated focus on access, performance, innovation, and experience, providing unmatched patient care in the Rocky Mountain Front Range. With more than eight hospitals and 100 clinic locations, UCHealth pushes the boundaries of medicine, providing advanced treatments and clinical trials and improving health through innovation.

About Colorado Springs, CO
Nestled at the base of Pikes Peak, Colorado Springs invites the outdoor adventurists to the cultural enthusiast to enjoy vibrant scenic beauty, rugged outdoor adventure, and exceptional opportunities to create lifelong memories. Colorado Springs is proud to be the home of five military installations and the U.S. Olympic Committee. With a population of just over 650,000, Colorado Springs boasts a rich heritage with a wide variety of cultural and urbane sophistication. With a moderate cost of living, temperate climate, and an average of 247 days of sunshine per year, Colorado Springs is the perfect place to call home. 

We are looking for individuals who recognize, like us, that the world of medicine is ever-changing and is motivated to do what is right, not what is easy. We support creativity and curiosity so that each of us can find extraordinary qualities within ourselves. At UCHealth, we'll do everything in our power to make sure you grow and have a meaningful career. There are no limits to your potential here.

Be Extraordinary. Join Us Today!

UCHealth recognizes and appreciates the rich array of talents and perspectives that equal employment and diversity can offer our institution. As an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, UCHealth is committed to making all employment decisions based on valid requirements. No applicant shall be discriminated against in any terms, conditions or privileges of employment or otherwise be discriminated against because of the individual’s race, creed, color, religion, gender, national origin or ancestry, age, mental or physical disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, genetic information or veteran status. UCHealth does not discriminate against any “qualified applicant with a disability” as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act and will make reasonable accommodations, when they do not impose an undue hardship on the organization. 

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