Physician Assistant PD

SHORE CARE Wall Requisition # 2020-85482 ShiftDay StatusPer Diem Weekend WorkWeekends as Needed HolidaysNo Holidays Required On CallNo On-Call Required Shift Hours Address1350 Campus Parkway, Wall, 07753

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In conjunction with, as requested by, and under the supervision of a physician, performs telephonic/telemedicine assessments of TMs pertaining to potential exposures to COVID through travel, community and occupational exposures. Makes determination of exposure type as well as TM need for testing, quarantining, specialty referrals and returning to work.


Clinical Practice: Clinical practice and critical thinking accurately reflects code of ethics, the new jersey department of health requirements, jcaho and institutional policies and procedures which provides for effective and safe patient/customer outcomes working in Occupational Health.




TM Initial assessments: perform initial intakes on TMs that contact the COVID Call Center.   Intakes may include using telephonic or telemedicine to provide remote clinical services. Intakes include documenting pedigree information, assessing occupational versus community exposure risk, arranging for testing, determining if exposure is work-related or not, documenting symptoms, notifying leader, designated others and TM of work status.

Follow up telephonic/telemedicine assessments: perform follow up assessments on TMs pending testing results, documenting self-reported symptoms, arranging for police “well checks”, DME, specialist/return to work OH appointments, determining work status based on set protocol. Makes appropriate referrals made to UCC & or ED.

Exposure Assessments: review lists provided by Infection Prevention/leader(s) and call TMs deemed exposed. Determine need for testing or quarantine based on exposure risk.

Determine whether infection with COVID is occupational or community acquired.   Coordinate with TM PCP regarding care when exposure source is not clear or differential diagnosis suspected.

Documentation: document all TM interactions electronically or on designated forms, email TM, designated others and leader work status on daily basis

TM Travel Inquiries: Responds to TM travel inquiries for guidance, restrictions, HMH policies and regulatory rules or recommendations

Vendor Access Authorization: Reviews documentation, conducts telephonic assessment and determines access authorization for HMH vendors required to be on-site at an HMH facility

Performs related duties as required


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