PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT

2 months ago
Requisition ID
2017-6833
# of Openings
1
Department
BAPTIST MEDICAL OFFICE
Cardiology Consultants
Pensacola
Category (Portal Searching)
Professional
Position Type
Full-Time
Schedule
Day Shift

Overview

The Physician Assistant provides a comprehensive health assessment and evaluation for patients in the clinic under the supervision of the Medical Director. Provides health care services to patients in a cardiology medical clinic under direction and responsibility of Physician including assessing, diagnosing, prescribing, treating, and educating patients. Works closely with physicians and other clinicians in a team approach to patient care. May specialize in a specific type of clinical care, e.g., geriatrics. Orders and interprets appropriate tests i.e. labs, EKG, and Xrays under Physician supervision.

 

The person in this position works under general supervision, is responsible for various shifts, may be subject to over 40 hours per week and/or callback as required, and may also be required to remain on campus immediately before, during, and after severe weather and/or disasters.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree with completion of a Physician Assistant Program
  • Clinical adult ARNP or relevant experience in developing and running patient care programs. Cardiology background preferred or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Current PA License in the State of Florida required
  • Certified as National Commissioned Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) required
  • BLS and ACLS required
  • Knowledge of advanced practice of nursing including anatomy and physiology, pathophysiology, pharmacology and therapeutics, basic nutrition, behavioral factors, psychosocial/family systems, diagnostic testing, interpretation of results and clinical decision making, alternative treatment modalities.

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