Job ID: 289376244
Last Updated: 11/1/2021
CentraCare St. Cloud Hospital
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Emergency Physicians Professional Association (EPPA) brings the highest-quality emergency care to hospitals across Minnesota. We staff some of the busiest ERs in the area and three of our own free-standing facilities. Were looking for experienced physician assistants to join our expanding team in Minnesota. PAs at EPPA are key to the success of our organization. Our PAs receive:
Generous retirement plan and benefits
Exciting work in hospital EDs and our acute care clinics
Attention to work-life balance
Exciting leadership opportunities
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Job Title: Physician Assistant
Department: Hospitals & Urgency Room
Reports To: Medical Director
A physician assistant who practices medicine under the supervision of a physician. This person may work the setting of a hospital emergency department or in an acute care clinic.
Key Result Areas
Provides health care services to patients under supervision of a physician
Examines patients and performs comprehensive physical examinations
Compiles patient medical data, including health history results of physical examination
Administers or orders diagnostic tests, like CT, x-ray, electrocardiogram and additionally laboratory tests and additionally interprets test results for deviations from normal
Performs therapeutic procedures, like injections, immunizations, suturing wound care, and also managing infection
Develops and implements patient management plans, records progress notes, and also assists in provision of continuity of care
Prescribes, administers, and dispenses drugs, controlled substances, and medical devices
Instructs and counsels patients regarding compliance with prescribed therapeutic regimens
Creates and maintains appropriate patient records
Compassionately cares for and communicates with patients, family members, co-workers, and other medical professionals
Education, Experience and Skills
Completion of an accredited physician assistant program
Current licensure with the Minnesota Board of Medical Practice
Current ACLS and BLS certification
Two or more years of experience working as a PA in a tertiary, high-volume hospital emergency department in which the PA routinely performed typical emergency procedures such as suturing, splinting, wound care, fracture care, and lumbar punctures
Ability to efficiently and effectively manage multiple clinical tasks
Consistently demonstrate strong interpersonal and communication skills that result in effective information exchange with patients, patients families, physicians, professional associates, and other individuals within the system.
Demonstrate a high level of professionalism, responsibility, ethical practice, sensitivity to a diverse patient population, and adherence to legal and regulatory requirements. Professionalism that is the expression of positive values and ideals as care is delivered and commitment to ethical principles pertaining to provision or withholding of clinical care, confidentiality of patient information, informs consent, and business practices.
PAs work in a hospital emergency department as well as in an acute care clinic. Both settings provide a comfortable, well-lit environment. The position requires long periods of time sitting and standing as well as the ability to regularly lift up to 30 pounds. The environment includes work with a diverse group of patients with various degrees of illness. PAs are supervised by and work with several group physicians to provide care to patients. Schedules can vary according to practice setting, but may include days, nights, and weekends.
This jobs summary is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, activities and skills required of the position and people in the position.
EPPA is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.
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