Critical Care Physician Assistant - Pulmonary/Critical Care - AGH

Job ID: J117745
Company: Allegheny Clinic
Location: Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Facility: Allegheny Clinic
Full/Part Time: Full time
Job Type: Regular
Posted at: May 22, 2018

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Description

GENERAL OVERVIEW:

Identifies and manages medical problems within the Physician Assistant's scope of practice in a critical care setting.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provides appropriate patient care to include completing daily patient care rounds on critical care patients, recording patient medical history and physical assessment, developing therapeutic care plan, ordering diagnostic tests, interpreting test results, discharge planning and providing accurate medical record documentation for critical care patients. (10%)
  • Communicates with attending physician regarding plan of care and involves physician in clinical decision making of any issues that are outside the Physician Assistant's knowledge base or scope of practice. (10%)
  • Obtains complete medical history and physical data on patients. (30%)
  • Performs physical exams, documents in the medical record, orders appropriate laboratory & diagnostic procedures and established presumptive diagnosis as defined in the written agreement between the PA and the supervising physician(s). (20%)
  • Prepares written prescription orders for drugs as defined in the written agreement between the PA and the supervising physician(s). (10%)
  • Educates patients and family members regarding health and illness prevention, medication and treatment instructions, and recommends community resources as needed. (10%)
  • Triages patient telephone calls. (10%)
  • Performs all other duties as assigned or required.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum

  • BA/BS Degree.
  • Current PA Physician Assistant License or board eligible. PA-C required or board eligible. License and certification required within 90 days of employment.  On-going successful recertification (NCCPA) as PA-C.
  • CPR and ACLS certification.

Preferred

  • Master’s Degree.
  • 1-3 years’ critical care or emergency experience.

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