Physician Assistant, Primary Care at Wayne - Atlantic Health Careers
Atlantic Health System
Location: Ridgewood, New Jersey
Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Internal Number: 16038139
Atlantic Medical Group is seeking candidate for a per diem Phsyician Assistant opportunity with Primary Care at Wayne. Join our amazing team!
Authority/Decision Making Level: Takes appropriate clinical actions using available resources, to achieve positive outcomes for patients, visitors, and staff. Independently prioritizes daily tasks and assignments. Identifies and recommends opportunities for improvement in order to ensure patient safety and quality outcomes. Responds to urgent and unplanned situations appropriately.
Problem Solving: Capable of making decisions to ensure patient safety and promote quality patient care.
Information Management: Utilizes computer systems as required.
Working Conditions: Works in a typical ambulatory care environment where there are limited physical discomforts due to temperature, dust, noise, lighting, etc. Possible exposure to communicable diseases, hazardous materials, and pharmacological agents with little likelihood of harm if established health precautions are followed. Work requires ability to stand, stoop, bend walk and sit. assist patients for transportation.
Essential Job Functions:
Perform Assessments of Health Status: obtain relevant health history, perform screening evaluations in inpatient and outpatient settings.
Participate in diagnosis of health status, develop plans of care and implementations of treatment
Outpatient Office Responsibilities include coordination of care of patients, ordering tests, coordinating specialty referrals
Document in the medical record; office notes, and discharge summaries for distribution to collaborating and referring physicians
Employ a multidisciplinary approach to patient care and work collaboratively with other disciplines throughout the system.
Participate in performance improvement and patient safety initiatives
Participate as required in Department meetings and special projects
Additional activities as outlined in the PA/physician agreement
Other duties as assigned: For example: on-call duties as required by department, have an office schedule to assess/treat patients, review and address physician in-baskets, respond to patient calls regarding medical concerns, etc.
Masteras Degree from accredited Physician Assistant Program
Licenses and Certifications:
PA License in NJ required
1+ year of experience in a PA role desired
Atlantic Health System aims to deliver the highest quality, safety and care combined with the best experience for our patients and their families. We are confident that you will find success within Atlantic Health System, which has been named for the 14th year in a row to Fortuneas aTop 100 Best U.S. Companies to Work Fora list. We believe you will find that our culture of collaboration and care exemplifies the value we place on our patients, their families, and our employees.
Atlantic Health System, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer and federal contractor or subcontractor and, therefore, abides by applicable laws to protect applicants and employees from discrimination in hiring, promotion, discharge, pay, fringe benefits, job training, classification, referral, and other aspects of employment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, sexual or affectional orientation, national origin or nationality, citizenship status, disability, age, genetics, protected veteran status, ancestry, marital status.
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