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Physician Assistant

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  • Post date:19 Sep 2018
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Job Description

Michigan Pain Consultants is hiring a full-time Physician Assistant for our Wyoming and Holland, MI locations. Travel will be required between these clinics. This position will work 4 days per week. We offer employees competitive wages, paid holidays, and paid time off. Employees can expect no night, weekend, or holiday shifts.  In addition, full-time employees are also eligible for health insurance upon hire and a generous 401k profit sharing plan after one year of service.

GENERAL SUMMARY:

The Physician Assistant renders professional diagnostic and therapeutic medical care to adult patients of all ages under the supervising physician.  Clinical privileges are based on academic and clinical experience, clinical judgment, and demonstrated competence in providing medical care services.  The physician assistant or nurse practitioner reports directly to the medical director.

REQUIREMENTS:

General:

  • Applicant must be available to and have means to travel as necessary for orientation and training
  • Successful completion of orientation and required skill sets
  • CPR certification or acquisition within 90 days of employment
  • ACLS certification or acquisition within 150 days of employment
  • Completion of proctoring program within 180 days of employment

Education:

Minimum:           Graduate from an accredited Physician Assistant program, current Licensure in the state of Michigan

Work Experience:

Minimum:           Two years experience working in an appropriate clinical setting

Preferred:           Two years experience working in an outpatient surgical setting

Professional Skills:

Communication:      Effective verbal and written skills, computer literate

Customer Service:   Hospitality, patient confidentiality

Supervisory Skills:   Leadership skills, ability to educate others

Team Skills:             Demonstrate ability to work as part of an effective team

Clinical Skills:           Demonstrate competency in clinical judgments, technical skills, and appropriate knowledge base

CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

1Clinical Care

  • Utilize knowledge to provide professional diagnostic and therapeutic services to adult patients of all ages
  • Communicate changes in the status of patients to the attending physician as appropriate
  • Perform inpatient rounds within hospitals
  • Provide care management
  • Pump and DCS management
  • Provide patient education regarding procedures and medications

2. Case Load Management

  • Maintain a full schedule per practice template
  • Maintain an independent case load and assume responsibility for case load coverage in absence
  • Comply with administrative policies regarding corporate compliance, billing, coding, and documentation

3. Facilities / Equipment

  • Demonstrate working knowledge of equipment
  • Coordinate with appropriate person for repairs and maintenance
  • Maintain equipment
  • Follow established facility safety standards
  • Keep up to date on current trends in health care

4. Client Relations

  • Participate in client program development and management
  • Participate in professional organizations within the community
  • Participate in community workshops
  • Serve on committees and task forces on a voluntary and appointed basis

5. Self-improvement / Professional Activities

  • Keep current on issues, practice patterns, and trends in health care and those specific to pain management
  • Attend continuing education specific to pain management
  • Join professional organizations specific to pain management
  • Demonstrate ongoing learning, retention, and understanding of pain management

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Independently mobile
  • Approximately 80% of time spent standing / walking
  • Periodic moderate computer use
  • Periodic heavy physical exertion
  • Ability to lift up to 30 pounds

ACCIDENT AND HEALTH HAZARDS:

  • Potential exposure to communicable disease, and/or body fluids, medicines and materials common in a latex-rich ambulatory healthcare environment

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Must have the ability to move from one clinic site to another if necessary
  • A very busy and stressful environment
  • Exposure to a variety of attitudes and personalities from patients, families, and visitors

How to Apply

https://careers.hireology.com/michiganpainconsultants/232960/description

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