Physician Assistant I Primary Care Foxboro at Brigham & Women's Hospital(BWH)

Posted in Other 14 days ago.

Location: Boston, Massachusetts





Job Description:

The Physician Assistant (PA) is a licensed provider. The PA is responsible for the assessment and management of various populations of patients, medical and/or surgical, including diagnostic and therapeutic interventions, development of appropriate plans of care and ongoing evaluation.


The Brigham and Women's Primary Care Physician Assistant is a member of the Primary care team.


While the PA can expect a relatively predictable work schedule planned in advance whenever possible, scheduling variations may occur in order to cover clinical needs as they become apparent to the department/division/clinic. The PA may occasionally be asked to work clinically during administrative time and/or provide coverage of team members and colleagues.


The PA is responsible for being accessible after hours during the week for urgent results of tests they have ordered. The PA is responsible for checking their Epic inbasket regularly & responding to time sensitive info as needed, even when not in the office or on site.



Essential Functions (Key Roles & Responsibilities)



Provides direct care, counseling, and teaching to a designated patient population in the ambulatory, inpatient, operative, and/or procedural setting


Performs complete histories and physical examinations


Orders, interprets, and evaluates appropriate laboratory and diagnostic tests


Develops appropriate plans of care and follow-up based on the outcomes of diagnostic, laboratory, and physical examination findings


Orders medications and writes prescriptions according to organizational and regulatory policies and procedures


Consistently provides high quality and timely documentation including admission and progress notes, procedure notes, operative notes and discharge summaries


Performs bedside procedures as are appropriate to the patient population


Co-manages a patient panel together with a resident cohort and/or attending PCP


Performs other duties as assigned


Complies with all policies and standards



Qualifications

Education




Degree




Field of Study




Required/Preferred




And/Or



Master's Degree


PA


required



Can this role accept experience in lieu of a degree?



No



Licenses and Certifications




Licenses/Certifications




Time Frame




Required/
Preferred





And/Or



Certified Physician Assistant (State License)


upon hire


required



Work Experience




Experience Details




Years of Experience




Required/
Preferred





And/Or



experience as a physician assistant


0-1 year


preferred



To be an PA II



4 years


Required



Knowledge, Skills and Abilities



Skilled in taking medical histories to assess medical condition and interpret findings


Ability to maintain quality control standards


Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations


Ability to interpret, adapt and apply guidelines and procedures


Ability to communicate clearly and establish/maintain effective working relationships with patients, medical staff and the public



Physical Demands



The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Physical Demand


N/A = (0%)


Rarely (< 2%)


Occasionally (3-33%)


Frequently (34-66%)


Constantly (67-100%)


Weight


Standing


X


Walking


X


Sitting


X


Lifting


X


Carrying


X


Pushing


X


Pulling


X


Climbing


X


Balancing


X


Stooping


X


Kneeling


X


Crouching


X


Crawling


X


Reaching


X


Handling


X


Grasping


X


Feeling


X


Talking


X


Hearing


X


Vision - Near


X


Vision - Far


X


Repetitive Motions


X


Eye/Hand/Foot Coordination


X



EEO Statement

Brigham and Women's Hospital is an Affirmative Action Employer. By embracing diverse skills, perspectives and ideas, we choose to lead. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, national origin, sex, age, gender identity, disability, sexual orientation, military service, genetic information, and/or other status protected under law. We will ensure that all individuals with a disability are provided a reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.


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