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Physician Assistant

Company: Northwest Surgical Specialists, LLP
Location: Springfield
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:

***COVID-19 Vaccine Policy - All applicants for employment must either be fully vaccinated or have submitted to the Practice a certified medical or religious exemption from the vaccination requirement prior to their first day of work***Job Title: Physician Assistant Department: Advanced Practice ProvidersReports to: This position reports to the Physician Leader of the APP teamSupervises: Not applicable Employment: 1.0 FTE, Monday-Friday expectation with periodic weekend callOvertime Status: Exempt Job Summary:The purposes of the role are to provide clinical management of surgical patients in both the inpatient and outpatient settings, assure a coordinated, effective, high quality, and efficient care process, use an interdisciplinary team approach to the care of patients, work collaboratively with clinic management on process improvement projects and provide education to colleagues, staff and students as required.Primary Responsibilities:-- Assists with operative cases at all approved hospitals and ambulatory surgery centers where NWSS physicians maintain surgical privileges -- In conjunction with Attending surgeonso Performs bedside procedureso Assists in rounding on any NWSS patientso Performs History & Physical and consultso Evaluates patients in the office-- Investigates and participates in performance improvement projects-- Assures a coordinated, effective, high quality, and efficient care process-- Uses an interdisciplinary team approach to the care of patients-- Works collaboratively with clinic management on process improvement projects-- Provides education to colleagues, staff and students, as required-- Performs other duties as assigned.

Education: Master's degree in Physician Assisting from an accredited institutionCertification/Licensing Requirements: Valid State of Oregon Physician Assistant license; ATLS, ACLS and BLS certified; Valid DEA certificate Experience: Five years of experience in a surgical practice setting, preferred, however new graduates and PAs without surgical experience will be considered Performance Requirements: Qualifications:Excellent verbal and written communication skillsAccuracy, efficiency and strong prioritizationStrong attention to detailPrompt and professionalKnowledge: Knowledge of diagnosing and treating medical problems and developing care plans Knowledge of CPR and emergency medical proceduresKnowledge of current and emerging trends in technologies, techniques, issues, and approaches in area of expertiseKnowledge healthcare regulations and compliance policiesAdditional Abilities & Skills: Ability to identify problems and recommend solutions, ability to establish and maintain working relationships with other employees and the publicAbility to observe, assess, and record symptoms, reactions, and progressAbility to work well under pressure with minimal supervisionAbility to make decisions and solve problemsEquipment Operated: Medical instruments required for physical exams and surgery and computer hardware/software.Work Environment: Well-lit and ventilated, with non-hazardous and hazardous equipment. Medical office, exam room, operating room and hospital in-patient settings. Frequent exposure to communicable diseases and other conditions common to clinic and hospital. Frequent contact with variety of people/patients.Mental/Physical Requirements: Must possess the physical and mental abilities to perform the tasks normally associated with inpatient and outpatient settings. Standing, sitting, walking, bending, stooping, twisting. Requires ability to help transfer patients. Occasional stress from dealing with multiple tasks and tense patients. Requires full range of motion in all extremities, neck and back, manual dexterity, hand-eye coordination.PI178990060

Keywords: Northwest Surgical Specialists, LLP, Springfield , Physician Assistant, Healthcare , Springfield, Oregon

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