The Medical Critical Care Service (MCCS) is comprised of board-certified and hospital-employed critical care physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners who are dedicated to the academic mission at Inova Alexandria Hospital.
The critical care physicians, also known as intensivists, conduct combined management and teaching rounds every day and serve as the attending of record for the majority of patients on the teaching service. These intensivists also administer the ICU house staff lecture series. The educational director for the rotation is a member of this group and attends monthly Inova Alexandria Department of Medicine academic meetings to ensure an outstanding experience for the house staff during the rotation.
Critical Care PA needed atInova Alexandria Hospitalin Alexandria, VA.
PA's in this section treat patients who often require life support and attend multidisciplinary team which includes our physicians-in-training, physicians, nurses, pharmacists, respiratory therapists, physical therapists, dietitians, social workers among others. They also collaborate with physicians from other medical and surgical specialties to assure best possible outcomes of critically ill patients. We invite patients and family representatives to attend daily bedside rounds in order to facilitate communication, understanding, and participation in decisionmaking.
Clinicians who provide care to the patients admitted to the 2 adult Intensive Care Units with 36 beds at IAH. Clinicians provide care to critically ill patients including those with respiratory failure, severe arrhythmias and cardiac arrest, sepsis and septic shock, head bleed, brain masses, altered mental status and coma. Critical Care physicians treat patients in Intensive Care Units and are available at all times to see critically ill patients anywhere in the hospital.
The time requirement for this position is 84 hours which equates to 7 12 hour shifts every two weeks.
Inova Health Systems is located in the culturally diverse and historically rich location of Northern Virginia just minutes from downtown Washington DC. Nationally ranked school systems and world class amenities. We offer a highly attractive compensation and benefits package that includes:
- Salary plus bonuses
- Student Loan Assistance
- Full medical, dental & vision
- 401k, 403(b) & 457(b)
- Generous PTO
- Short term and long term disability
- CME & paid days off to attend CME
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