Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Internal Number: R14102
Westmed Medical Group, A Summit Health Company, is currently recruiting for a full time Physician Assistant for our Cardiology team.
The physician assistant (PA) is responsible for providing medical care under the direct supervision of a licensed internal or family medicine physician(s), and in accordance with approved, written practice supervision agreements and guidelines. Services provided by the PA will include general health maintenance, management of acute/episodic illnesses and initial injury assessment.
Essential Functions and Job Responsibilities:
Provides clinical services and develops and implements plan of care in conjunction with supervising physician(s).
Obtains patient medical history and performs physical examinations and preventative health measures within prescribed guidelines.
Initiates necessary laboratory and diagnostic tests. Interprets laboratory and test results.
Confers with supervising physician(s), nursing staff and/or other care providers to ensure optimum quality of patient care, and to prepare a comprehensive patient care plan. Refers to appropriate physician(s) for more complicated medical cases or cases that are not a routine part of a PA's scope of practice.
Obtains consultations and/or referrals as appropriate.
Responds to patient inquires, answers questions and refers questions to physician(s) as appropriate.
Documents all patient care services in the electronic medical record.
Provides health education counseling to patients and families as appropriate; and supports programs for patients and their families. Answers questions about condition and treatment plan.
Participates in and supports performance improvement and risk management activities.
Completes required continuous training and education, including practice specific requirements. Demonstrates professional work behavior and complies with organizational policies and procedures and federal and state requirements.
Establishes and maintains patient educational materials;
Works closely with physicians and other clinicians in a team approach to patient care.
Respects and protects the patient's rights to confidentiality and privacy and discloses information only for the professional purposes which are in the patient's best interests with full consideration of their legal rights. Displays a positive attitude when interacting with physician's office staff, physicians and fellow employees of the office.
Master's degree and successful completion of accredited physician assistant program
Current licensure as Physician Assistant by state of New York and/or Connecticut
Current BLS and ACLS certification
2 or more years of experience as a Physician Assistant is required
Knowledge of medical procedures and guidelines concerning assessment, treatment, and recovery
Ability to work collaboratively within a clinical team
Demonstrated professional competence and integrity and ethical conduct of practice
Exceptional verbal and written communication skills, and effective conflict resolution skills
Patient focused and committed to providing outstanding and compassionate care and service to all patients
Strong computer skills and EMR knowledge
A friendly and fast-paced environment working with passionate people
Outstanding growth opportunities
Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
Short/Long Term Disability, HSA, and Life Insurance
401K plan with company matching contribution
Cash Bonus Programs
Recognition and rewards programs to recognize successful teams
Other Perks & Discounts
Commuter and parking discount program to help you save (using pretax dollars)
*Full Time Benefit Eligible Employees Only
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