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Physician Assistant

Company: Pediatric Specialty Care at Philadelphia
Location: Camden
Posted on: June 13, 2022

Job Description:

Join Our Team: Make a difference in the lives of incredible children. Join our team today! Overview:

The Physician Assistant promotes and maintains patient health by providing medical services under the supervision of a physician. This individual is responsible for examining patients, prescribing medications, ordering diagnostic tests and following state, local and federal regulations and best practices within his or her scope of practice.

Employee Perks!: 401K Retirement Plan with Company Match, Enjoy being a part of a strong and diverse team, Free On-Site Parking, Generous PTO & holiday package, Life Insurance, Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance Responsibilities:

Essential Job Functions

Conducts assessments of patient's/family's health-illness status through review of the medical history, obtains a comprehensive patient/family history, and performs physical examinations.

2. Orders and interprets diagnostic tests as necessary.

Renders diagnosis concerning a patient's health-illness status.

Creates a patient treatment/care plan, using evidence-based practice guidelines to guide screening activities, identifies health promotion needs and provides anticipatory guidance.

Prescribes medication within the scope of his/her prescriptive authority license.

Provides referrals to specialists and other health care providers as needed.

Provides developmentally appropriate care to patients/families.

Acts as a liaison and effectively communicates with the patient, family and members of the health care team.

Appropriately documents the assessment, plan and evaluation of patients in medical and department records.

Responds to subtle patient and family changes and clinical emergencies.

Serves as a role model, clinical expert and resource for the health care team; provides education to direct care staff.

Assists physicians as needed.

Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols.

Complies with federal, state, and local legal and professional requirements by studying existing and new legislation; anticipating future legislation; and enforcing adherence to requirements and advising management on needed actions.

Arrives to work on time, regularly, and works as scheduled.

Recognizes and follows the dress code of the facility including wearing na

Recognizes and follows the dress code of the facility including wearing name tag at all times.

Follows policy and procedure regarding all electronic devices, computers, tablets, etc.

Supports and abides by Pediatric Specialty Care's Mission, Vision, and Values.

Abides by Pediatric Specialty Care's businesses code of conduct, compliance and HIPAA policies.
Qualifications:

Educational Requirements and Qualifications

Possess degree from an accredited graduate school
Unrestricted Physician Assistant and Prescriptive Authority licenses
Possess and maintain current certification as a Physician Assistant from the National Commission of Certification of Physician Assistants in state in which work is performed
Possess and maintain current, valid CPR and First Aid Certification
Training and work experience in a pediatric setting preferred

Skills/Competencies

Ability to work independently or part of a group
Exceptional and effective communication skills both verbal and written
Displays patience, empathy and passion for working with children
Ability to be flexible and interact with a variety of developmental levels
Ability to handle confidential information with professional discretion
Very strong leadership skills; leads by example exhibiting highest level of care
Effective problem-solving and decision-making skills
Exceptional customer service skills
Strong technical, clinical skills
Displays flexibility, ability to multi-task and prioritize

Elderwood expects all current and new employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19. If hired, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination. Employees may request a medical exemption from vaccination.

EOE Statement: WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. Applicants and employees are considered for positions and are evaluated without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.

Keywords: Pediatric Specialty Care at Philadelphia, Camden , Physician Assistant, Healthcare , Camden, New Jersey

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