Physician Assistant Pd


JERSEY SHORE UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER Neptune Requisition # 2019-72401 ShiftDay StatusPer Diem Weekend WorkWeekends as Needed HolidaysAs Needed On CallNo On-Call Required Shift Hoursvaried Address1945 State Route 33, Neptune, 07753

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Physician Assistant will provide direct patient care, consultations, education research activities, and clinical supervision. Will demonstrate ability to function as an expert clinical resource, facilitate patient teaching and support program for families/patients, and promote continuity of patient care within the institution from admittance to discharge by working collaboratively with the interdisciplinary team

 

  1. Elicit a detailed and accurate history, perform an appropriate physical examination, identify problems, record and interpret information as it pertains to patients in the inpatient (i.e. emergency department, trauma room) or outpatient setting. Present this information to the supervising physician.
  2. Participate in house staff rounds with the supervising physician and other members of the trauma service, including, but not limited to recording progress notes, determining and implementing therapeutic plans.
  3. Perform clinically appropriate diagnostic and therapeutic procedures as delegated by the supervising physician and in accordance with the privileges set forth by the Medical Staff Office.
  4. Respond to “Trauma Alerts” whenever necessary.
  5. Assess and participate in the resuscitation of patients in the acute setting of the Trauma Room according to ATLS protocols and at the discretion of the supervising physician.
  6. Provide patient counseling and education
  7. Coordinate referrals to other health care providers.
  8. Function as a resource to health care personnel and participate in their educational programs.
  9. Maintain current certifications in Basic and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (BLS/ACLS), Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), any other certifications required by the attending physician or Medical Staff Office.
  10. Maintain current NJ State Physician Assistant certification, including attending a minimum of 100 hours of continuing education (at least 50 hrs. Category I) every two years. A minimum of 16 hour trauma related CME is required per year.
  11. Prescribe controlled dangerous substances only with current state CDS license and DEA number and in accordance with standard protocols/direction provided by the supervising physician.
  12. Exhibit organizational, communication and leadership skills, initiative, accountability, responsibility, appropriate judgment, and decision making.
  13. Provide education to multidisciplinary students rotating through the Trauma Department.
  14. Provide continuing education as appropriate to healthcare professionals on trauma and/or related topics.
  15. Attend lectures and committee meetings in the Department of Surgery and/or Division of Trauma.
  16. Provide back up call support for the Trauma Department, as mutually agreed upon by the Director of Trauma and the physician assistant.
  17. Function as a first and/or second assistant during surgical cases at the discretion of the supervising physician.
  18. Perform and maintain competency in the following procedures (and others as directed by the supervising physician):

 

Central line placement/removal

Arterial line placement/removal

Chest tube placement/removal

Simple and complex wound closure

Reduction/stabilization of fractures

5 years experience required.  First Assist in the OR required. Pediatric experience strongly suggested.

2019-72401

Responsibilities

Physician Assistant will provide direct patient care, consultations, education research activities, and clinical supervision. Will demonstrate ability to function as an expert clinical resource, facilitate patient teaching and support program for families/patients, and promote continuity of patient care within the institution from admittance to discharge by working collaboratively with the interdisciplinary team

 

  1. Elicit a detailed and accurate history, perform an appropriate physical examination, identify problems, record and interpret information as it pertains to patients in the inpatient (i.e. emergency department, trauma room) or outpatient setting. Present this information to the supervising physician.
  2. Participate in house staff rounds with the supervising physician and other members of the trauma service, including, but not limited to recording progress notes, determining and implementing therapeutic plans.
  3. Perform clinically appropriate diagnostic and therapeutic procedures as delegated by the supervising physician and in accordance with the privileges set forth by the Medical Staff Office.
  4. Respond to “Trauma Alerts” whenever necessary.
  5. Assess and participate in the resuscitation of patients in the acute setting of the Trauma Room according to ATLS protocols and at the discretion of the supervising physician.
  6. Provide patient counseling and education
  7. Coordinate referrals to other health care providers.
  8. Function as a resource to health care personnel and participate in their educational programs.
  9. Maintain current certifications in Basic and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (BLS/ACLS), Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), any other certifications required by the attending physician or Medical Staff Office.
  10. Maintain current NJ State Physician Assistant certification, including attending a minimum of 100 hours of continuing education (at least 50 hrs. Category I) every two years. A minimum of 16 hour trauma related CME is required per year.
  11. Prescribe controlled dangerous substances only with current state CDS license and DEA number and in accordance with standard protocols/direction provided by the supervising physician.
  12. Exhibit organizational, communication and leadership skills, initiative, accountability, responsibility, appropriate judgment, and decision making.
  13. Provide education to multidisciplinary students rotating through the Trauma Department.
  14. Provide continuing education as appropriate to healthcare professionals on trauma and/or related topics.
  15. Attend lectures and committee meetings in the Department of Surgery and/or Division of Trauma.
  16. Provide back up call support for the Trauma Department, as mutually agreed upon by the Director of Trauma and the physician assistant.
  17. Function as a first and/or second assistant during surgical cases at the discretion of the supervising physician.
  18. Perform and maintain competency in the following procedures (and others as directed by the supervising physician):

 

Central line placement/removal

Arterial line placement/removal

Chest tube placement/removal

Simple and complex wound closure

Reduction/stabilization of fractures

Qualifications

5 years experience required.  First Assist in the OR required. Pediatric experience strongly suggested.

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