Tri-City Medical Center

  • PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT

    Posted Date 4 months ago(8/1/2018 7:47 PM)
    ID
    2018-7043
    FTE Status
    Full-Time 1.0
    Shift
    Day
    Cost Center/Dept
    8765 - ORTHOPEDIC INSTITUTE
    Work Schedule
    8s
  • Overview

    Position Summary:

    This individual has the primary responsibility for providing clinical services. Assists in the assessment, development, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of clinical services.  Implements clinical programs as appropriate.  Develops and evaluates clinical policies and procedures, forms, and monitoring tools.  Assists in continuous quality improvement activities.  Functions professionally as an active member of a multidisciplinary team to coordinate efforts that maximize clinical and financial outcomes.  Works collaboratively with Physicians and other health care employees to effectively manage the health care needs of patients.

     

    Major Position Responsibilities:

    • Responsible for providing clinical services
    • Coordinates clinical care.
    • Assesses all patients to determine appropriate treatment plan with direct oversight by physician
    • Insures continuity of care between institute or clinic physicians and healthcare team members.
    • Monitors and reports outcomes, assesses/identifies barriers to care and works with the interdisciplinary care teams to address barriers. Provides education to staff and the patient.
    • Oversees the assessment, development, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of clinical services.
    • Assesses the health status of patients by obtaining health histories and performing exams.
    • Access and refer any patient needing alternate care outside of facility.
    • Work in conjunction with the Infection Control Department regarding reporting, surveying, screening, and implementing programs pertaining to prevention or spread of infectious disease.
    • Compile, prepare, and present monthly statistics and reports to executive management as needed. Attend meetings, discussions and workshops applicable to position responsibilities. 
    • Develops and evaluates clinical policies and procedures, forms, and monitoring tools.
    • Responsible for continuously improving the quality of care and services provided.
    • Coordinate efforts that maximize clinical and financial outcomes.
    • Works collaboratively with the Physicians, Health Care Professionals and other Staff to efficiently and effectively provide clinical services.

     

    Safety and Infection Control Responsibilities

    Responsible to maintain a safe and clean work environment, including unit based specific safety and infection control requirements.

     

     

    Qualifications: ESSENTIAL COMPETENCIES, KNOWLEDGE, & EXPERIENCE.

    • Minimum of 2 years Physician Assistant experience, required (may consider less than 2 years Physician Assistant experience with a minimum of 5 years RN Acute care experience).
    • Completion of all Physician Assistant clinical requirements, required.
    • Knowledge of and able to use personal computers required.
    • Excellent customer service and communication skills required.
    • Bilingual in English and Spanish strongly preferred.

     

    Education:

    • Graduate of accredited school with Physician Assistant curriculum, required.

    Licenses:

    • Current California Physician Assistant License required

    Certifications:

    • Current BLS certification, required

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