Urgent Care Physician Assistant at CareerBuilder

Posted in Other 16 days ago.

Location: St. Louis, Missouri





Job Description:

It's more than a career, it's a calling

MO-SSM Health St. Louis Corp Sq 10151



Worker Type:



Regular



Job Highlights:




Presenceis exceptional care that delivers exceptional outcomes. We are always looking for great individuals to join our Urgent Care teams. Are you an accomplished Physician Assistant who has a proven ability to engage with their colleagues and patients, and who shares our dedication to exceptional care and outcomes?



Opportunity Overview:



  • Full-Time & Part Time Opportunities Available

    • 72 Hours - Full Time

    • 48 Hours - Part Time



  • Several locations available throughout the Greater St. Louis market

    • Arnold, Brentwood, Maryland Heights, St. Charles, Florissant, St. Charles




Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:



  • Physician Assistant Certification

  • Minimum of Two Years of Experience

  • A license to practice as a Physician Assistant in Missouri

  • Must be comfortable working autonomously



SSM Health continues to embrace technologies to make your recruitment experience best-in-class. In light of the global COVID-19 pandemic, we are temporarily moving our recruitment process, including interviews, to virtual platforms until further notice. From online interviews to virtual career fairs, our team is ready to assist you in finding a rewarding career at SSM Health.



Job Summary:

Under the direction of the Supervising Physician(s) and in association with hospital/clinical staff, assists in the delivery of quality medical care. This position is also responsible for coordinating and supervising the activities of the Physician Assistants in the specified area. Designation of Time: At least 50% of time designated to Surgical/Hospital Procedures.



Job Responsibilities and Requirements:



PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES


  • Attends initially to a patient in any setting to obtain a personal medical history, perform an appropriate physical examination, and record and present pertinent data concerning the patient, including all screenings and diagnostics, in a manner meaningful to the supervising physician.

  • Performs, or assists in performing, routine diagnostic studies as appropriate for the specific practice setting.

  • Performs routine therapeutic procedures, including, but not limited to; injections immunizations; suturing and care of wounds; application and removal of splints or cast; and oral medications.

  • Instructs and counsels patients on physical and mental health, including diet, disease, normal growth and development.

  • Depending upon specialty of practice, assists the physicians in the hospital by making patient rounds, recording patient progress notes, compiling and recording discharge summaries, and accurately writing and executing orders under the supervision of a physician and with physician co-signature as required.

  • Reflecting specialty of practice, abides by the bylaws, advanced practice provider guidelines, and other hospital regulations concerning clinical privileges, rules of conduct, parking regulations, and no solicitation. Does not participate in any activity that is not approved by hospital credentialing. Adheres to policies on "physician extenders" and "supervision of advanced practice providers in the hospital setting."

  • Assists in the delivery of medical care to the patient by reviewing and monitoring treatment and the therapy plans.

  • Performs independently evaluative and treatment procedures necessary to provide an appropriate response to life-threatening emergency situation.

  • Facilitates referral of patients to other appropriate community health care facilities, agencies, and resources.

  • Issues written prescriptions orders for drugs under the supervision of the physician.

  • Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.



EDUCATION


  • Master's degree in a health care related field and advanced certifications



EXPERIENCE


  • Four years' experience



PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS


  • Constant use of speech to share information through oral communication.

  • Constant standing and walking.

  • Frequent lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 0-25 lbs.

  • Frequent sitting, reaching and keyboard use/data entry.

  • Frequent use of vision and depth perception for distances near (20 inches or less) and far (20 feet or more) and to identify and distinguish colors.

  • Frequent use of smell to detect/recognize odors.

  • Frequent use of hearing to receive oral communication, distinguish body sounds and/or hear alarms, malfunctioning machinery, etc.

  • Occasional lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 25-50 lbs.

  • Occasional lifting/moving of patients.

  • Occasional bending, stooping, kneeling, squatting, twisting, gripping and repetitive foot/leg and hand/arm movements.

  • Occasional driving.

  • Rare crawling and running.




Licenses / Certifications:

Physician Assistant (PA) - State of Work Location



Work Shift:




Job Type:



Employee



Department:



82750125 CMC Urgent Care



Scheduled Weekly Hours:

36


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