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Physician Asst, EHV - Acute Care

Company: Edward Hospital
Location: Naperville
Posted on: January 16, 2023

Job Description:

Physician Asst, EHVGENERAL SUMMARY: This position is for our Linden Oaks behavioral health hospital. The Physician Assistant (PA) works within a collaborative practice agreement to provide advanced nursing care for patients in the acute care setting.# In collaboration with the physician and other health care team members, the PA plans and coordinates care to achieve optimal patient outcomes.# As a clinical expert, the PA implements individualized treatment plans, evaluates outcomes, modifies treatment plans as needed, coordinates care for complex patients, provides patient education, and facilitates discharge planning for Linden Oaks Medical Group patients # PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:# (The following duties and responsibilities are all essential job functions, as defined by the ADA, except those that begin with the word #May.#) Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of patients served.# This includes knowledge of the physical and psychological needs of patients served and the ability to respond appropriately to those needs. # KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED: 1.##On call rotation maybe expected. 2. Required Education and/or Experience: Graduation from an accredited Physician Assistant Program## Current State of Illinois Physician Assistance Licensure Certification issued by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) Current CPR Certification issued by either the American Heart Association or Red Cross required. 3.#A relatively high level of analytical ability is required.# Incumbents must collect, analyze, and interpret data in order to solve problems requiring a professional level of knowledge in a specific discipline and/or design relatively complex clinical or administrative systems and programs. 4.#A relatively high level of communication skills is required in order to effectively communicate with all health care team members. 5. Work generally consists of activities, projects, or assignments where there is considerable decision-making authority regarding procedures, plans and schedules. 6.#Work requires the ability to walk or stand for an hour or more at a time, lift or carry object weighing more than 20 pounds and lifting or positioning patients, the ability to proofread and check documents for errors, use a keyboard to enter, retrieve or transform words or data, and closely examine specimens, images, or reports. 7.#Work conditions including performing unpleasant laboratory or patient care duties, working with equipment or performing procedures where carelessness would probably result in minor cuts, bruises or muscle strains. #

GENERAL SUMMARY:

This position is for our Linden Oaks behavioral health hospital. The Physician Assistant (PA) works within a collaborative practice agreement to provide advanced nursing care for patients in the acute care setting. In collaboration with the physician and other health care team members, the PA plans and coordinates care to achieve optimal patient outcomes. As a clinical expert, the PA implements individualized treatment plans, evaluates outcomes, modifies treatment plans as needed, coordinates care for complex patients, provides patient education, and facilitates discharge planning for Linden Oaks Medical Group patients

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (The following duties and responsibilities are all essential job functions, as defined by the ADA, except those that begin with the word "May.")

* Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of patients served. This includes knowledge of the physical and psychological needs of patients served and the ability to respond appropriately to those needs.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

1. On call rotation maybe expected.

2. Required Education and/or Experience:

* Graduation from an accredited Physician Assistant Program
* Current State of Illinois Physician Assistance Licensure
* Certification issued by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA)
* Current CPR Certification issued by either the American Heart Association or Red Cross required.

3. A relatively high level of analytical ability is required. Incumbents must collect, analyze, and interpret data in order to solve problems requiring a professional level of knowledge in a specific discipline and/or design relatively complex clinical or administrative systems and programs.

4. A relatively high level of communication skills is required in order to effectively communicate with all health care team members.

5. Work generally consists of activities, projects, or assignments where there is considerable decision-making authority regarding procedures, plans and schedules.

6. Work requires the ability to walk or stand for an hour or more at a time, lift or carry object weighing more than 20 pounds and lifting or positioning patients, the ability to proofread and check documents for errors, use a keyboard to enter, retrieve or transform words or data, and closely examine specimens, images, or reports.

7. Work conditions including performing unpleasant laboratory or patient care duties, working with equipment or performing procedures where carelessness would probably result in minor cuts, bruises or muscle strains.

Keywords: Edward Hospital, Naperville , Physician Asst, EHV - Acute Care, Healthcare , Naperville, Illinois

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