Critical Care Physician Assistant - Heart Failure - AGH

Job ID: J121391
Company: Allegheny Clinic
Location: Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Facility: Allegheny General Hospital
Full/Part Time: Full time
Job Type: Regular
Posted at: Apr 27, 2018

Share:

Description

GENERAL OVERVIEW:

Provides primary health care and performs selective medical services under the direction of physicians.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provides appropriate patient care to include recording patient medical history and physical assessment, developing therapeutic care plan, ordering lab and diagnostic tests, interpreting test results, discharge planning and providing accurate medical record documentation. Establishes presumptive diagnosis as defined in the written agreement between the PA-C and the supervising physician(s). (30%)
  • Communicates and coordinates patient care with patient, family, community health services and interdisciplinary team. Involves attending physician regarding plan of care and involves physician in clinical decision making of any issues that are outside the PA-C knowledge base or scope of practice. (15%)
  • Provides monitoring and continuity of care and coordinates periodic evaluation by physicians as defined in the written agreement between the PA-C and the supervising physician(s). (15%)
  • Prepares written prescription orders for drugs as defined in the written agreement between the PA-C 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. Serves as clinical expert and acts as a clinical resource. (10%)
  • Triages patient telephone calls, provides monitoring and continuity of care. (10%)
  • Participates in, develops, and implements performance and/or quality improvement initiatives. Ensures compliance with all regulatory agencies. (10%)
  • May perform other duties such as daily rounding of patients, manage outpatient concerns and any other duty specific to specialty.
  • May perform interventional radiology and fluoroscopic procedures under the direct supervision of an attending radiologist.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum

  • Master’s Degree or equivalent; or four to ten years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Current PA Physician Assistant License or board eligible. PA-C required or board eligible. License and certification required within 90 days of employment.
  • CPR and ACLS certification.

Preferred

  • 0-1-year experience in interventional radiology.

Highmark Health and its affiliates prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Highmark Health and its affiliates take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.
EEO is The Law
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/ProtectedVeterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity (http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf)
We endeavor to make this site accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact number below.
For accommodation requests, please call HR Services at 844-242-HR4U or visit HR Services Online at HRServices@highmarkhealth.org

Share:

Interested in working at the Highmark Health enterprise?
Take the first step by joining our Talent Network today!

Join Our Talent Network

Similar Jobs

Nurse Practitioner - Cardiovascular Disease - Erie

Erie, PA, United States
Direct Patient Care Providers

PA-C

Erie, PA, United States
Direct Patient Care Providers

Critical Care Physician Assistant - Pulmonary/Critical Care - AGH

Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Direct Patient Care Providers

Nurse Practitioner - Part-time Night Hospitalist - Canonsburg

Canonsburg, PA, United States
Direct Patient Care Providers

Physician assistant - Hematology/Oncology - Beaver

Butler, PA, United States
Direct Patient Care Providers

Medical Social Worker -- Cardiology Supportive Care

Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Direct Patient Care Providers

CRNA

Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Direct Patient Care Providers

CRNA

Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Direct Patient Care Providers

Surgical Physician Assistant - Ear, Nose & Throat - AGH

Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Direct Patient Care Providers

Surgical Physician Assistant - Ear, Nose & Throat - AGH

Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Direct Patient Care Providers

Perfusionist - Part-Time - Allegheny General Hospital

Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Direct Patient Care Providers

Nurse Practitioner - Neurosurgery - AGH

Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Direct Patient Care Providers

Surgical Physician Assistant - Orthopedics - Monroeville

Monroeville, PA, United States
Direct Patient Care Providers

Nurse Practitioner - Cardiology - Monroeville

Monroeville, PA, United States
Direct Patient Care Providers

Clinical Dietitian- Full Time

Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Direct Patient Care Providers

Social Worker

Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Direct Patient Care Providers

Nurse Practitioner - Cardiology - Canonsburg

Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Direct Patient Care Providers

Nurse Practitioner - Cardiology - Canonsburg

Canonsburg, PA, United States
Direct Patient Care Providers

Dietitian- Casual

Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Direct Patient Care Providers

Nurse Practitioner - Ob/Gyn - Multiple Locations

Coraopolis, PA, United States
Direct Patient Care Providers

Critical Care Physician Assistant - Heart Failure - AGH

Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Direct Patient Care Providers

Nurse Practitioner - Cardiology - Kittanning

Kittanning, PA, United States
Direct Patient Care Providers

Nurse Practitioner - Hematology/Oncology - Jefferson

Jefferson Hills, PA, United States
Direct Patient Care Providers

Surgical Physician Assistant - Orthopedics - Monroeville

Monroeville, PA, United States
Direct Patient Care Providers