Full-Time Physician Assistant wanted for our family medicine clinic.
This position supports the Physicians and is essential for the success of the ministry by providing medical care to patients using established standards of care and practices within the scope of their license.
This position is divided into two levels depending upon the skill sets particular to that skill level.
Key Responsibilities/Essential Functions:
Complete History and Physical information on patients.
Interprets and integrates data for diagnostic purposes.
Performs complete exams and collaborates with physicians in patient management.
Orders appropriate treatment of patients including injections, medications, therapy, etc.
Handles patient communication, i.e., letters, forms, telephone calls.
Provides emergency care as designated by protocol and physician orders.
Provides continuity of care to patients within the practice.
Maintains patient confidentiality.
Attends required meetings and participation on committees as requested.
Participates in professional development activities and maintains professional affiliations.
May perform other duties as assigned or requested.
Knowledge of organizational policies, regulations and procedures to deliver patient care.
Knowledge of medical equipment and instruments to administer patient care.
Knowledge of common safety hazards.
Knowledge of Health Care Theory.
May perform other duties as assigned or requested
This position has no management responsibilities.
Education and/or Experience
Must have graduated from a recognized University/College.
Must have successfully completed an approved Physician Assistant Program and be in possession of a current certificate of accreditation.
Must have successfully passed NY licensing examination.
A personal presence which is characterized by a sense of honesty, integrity and caring with the ability to inspire and motivate others to promote the philosophy, mission, vision, goals and values of Via Christi Health.
Compassion for patients, family members, and others; along with a nurturing spirit to provide care during emotionally stressful situations.
Must display good verbal and written communication skills, and be able to professionally receive and follow oral instructions.
Must have good computer skills with the ability to learn new software quickly and efficiently.
Must proficiently complete the electronic medical record program.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodationsmay be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Frequently required to carry or lift items weighing up to 50 pounds.
Occasionally required to carry or lift items weighing up to 50 pounds for short distances.
Occasionally required to stand or walk.
Frequently required to sit in a stationary position.
Occasionally performs activities that require stooping, bending and reaching, squatting, balancing, and trunk twisting throughout the day.
Constantly able to communicate verbally and in written form.
Frequently able to detect and discern both loud and soft sounds such as phone calls and customer questions.
Constantly able to use hands and fingers to type, write, and file.
Frequently able to use near vision for viewing computer monitor and written materials.
Occasionally required to detect unusual odors that could indicate environmental issues.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequenting exposed to blood, body fluids, fumes, or airborne particles, and sharp objects potentially contaminated with blood borne pathogens or other infectious agents.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Typical medical or hospital environment.
Position Scope/Patient Population:
This position has direct patient contact that provides care to neonate, newborn, children, adolescent, adult, and geriatric.
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