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Physician Assistant Post Transplant Team HUMC FT Days

HACKENSACK UNIVERSITY MED CNTR Hackensack, New Jersey
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  • Requisition # 2024-143195
  • ShiftDay
  • StatusFull Time with Benefits

Overview

Our team members are the heart of what makes us better. At Hackensack Meridian Health we help our patients live better, healthier lives — and we help one another to succeed. With a culture rooted in connection and collaboration, our employees are team members. Here, competitive benefits are just the beginning. It’s also about how we support one another and how we show up for our community. Together, we keep getting better - advancing our mission to transform healthcare and serve as a leader of positive change.

The Physician's Assistant assists, monitors, and manages the day-to-day needs of patients as requested by, in conjunction with, and under the supervision of a physician.

The Physician Assistant will mainly be working with the post-transplant team on day shift.

Responsibilities

A day in the life of a Physician Assistant at Hackensack Meridian Health includes:

  • Obtains a details and accurate history, and identifies problems and presents information to the supervising physician.
  • Orders or prescribes medication subject to the following: no controlled substances; the order or prescription is administered in accordance with protocols or specific MD directions; the prescription states whether it is written in accordance with a protocol or specific MD directions; the physician's assistant signs his/her own name and license number, as well as the supervising physician.
  • Assists a supervising surgeon in the operating room when a qualified assistant physician is not required, and a second assistant is deemed necessary by the supervising surgeon.
  • Assists supervising physician in a procedure room when a qualified physician is present and it is deemed that a qualified assistant physician is not needed.
  • Writes post operative/post procedure note and orders for supervising physician.
  • Performs line as a 'first line' person responsible for all the post procedure management of patients as requested by the primary physician.
  • Starts IVs, inserts foley catheters and nasogastric tubes, irrigates foley catheters, orders transfusions of blood and products, venipuncture, and debriedments.
  • Participates in research trails collecting, aggregating and entering data.
  • Identifies the needs of the patient population served and modifies and delivers care that is specific to those needs (i.e., age, culture, language, hearing and/or visually impaired, etc.). This process includes communicating with the patient, parent, and/or primary caregiver(s) at their level (developmental/age, educational, literacy, etc.).
  • Adheres to the standards identified in the Medical Center's Organizational Competencies.

Qualifications

Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

  • Successful completion of an approved physician's assistant program, accredited by the AMA Council on Medical Education.

Licenses and Certifications Required:

  • Physician Assistant License.
  • Certification by the National Commission for Certified Physician's Assistants (NCCPA) within one year of initial employment by the Medical Center.

Working Conditions:

  • Lifts a minimum of 5 lbs., pushes and pulls a minimum of 5 lbs. and stands a minimum of 5 hours a day.

If you feel the above description speaks directly to your strengths and capabilities, then please apply today!

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