Are there any Physician Assistant jobs that work in the maternity wing of a hospital?
I'm starting nursing school next fall, and I'm beginning to think after research physician's assistant would actually be a better path for me. However I would like to work in maternity care, but have never heard of a PA in there.
Asked By: CooCooCaChoo - 2/12/2012
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In my experience, no. Generally PAs will not work in Maternity in the hospital. Hospitals in the US generally do not directly employ doctors, PAs, Nurse Practitioners (NP), and Certified Nurse Midwives (CNM) in the OB/GYN setting, but rather these roles are employed through outside clinics which then have hospital... More
Answered By: Jill - 2/12/2012
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Jill is essentially correct. Most PAs do not go into L & D, and there is usually no staff person on the floor anyway unless it is a resident, MOST deliveries are followed by their private OB who come in for the delivery. However, at the county hospital I did my residency at, there were PAs (and CNMs) on the OB/GYN... More
Answered By: Diane A - 2/12/2012
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