Physician Assistant Job Opportunities

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Physician Assistant
Job Description
Job Summary: The Physician Assistant provides professional patient care in an outpatient Interventional Radiology Center under the direction of the Clinical Director
Educational Requirements: Graduate of an accredited PA Educational Program by the ACR-PA. Current Texas PA license/registration. Current licensure by the National Commission on the Certification of PAs (NCCPA) including all associated requirements for medical education, testing, and logging of CME. Holds Texas Controlled Substance license. Holds (or is eligible to hold) DEA licensure with no restrictions.
? Maintain CPR and ACLS certifications
Qualifications and Experience:
? Minimum of two years of experience in physician office or hospital setting
? Ability to make independent decisions regarding patient care
? Procedural experience; preferably assisting Interventional Radiologists
? Skilled in surgical techniques
? Experienced in diagnosis and treatment of common medical conditions
? Basic working knowledge of managed care and Medicare population
? Excellent communication skills
? Professional appearance
Core Competencies:
? Interpersonal skills – Approachable, able to establish rapport easily, demonstrates empathy and active listening skills
? Collaboration - Ability to work within a team setting and leverage strengths of others to accomplish objectives
? Drive – Self-starter with initiative to assist in practice development, and to create motivation within the clinic team
? Consultation: Obtains thorough patient history, performs focused physical examination, formulates treatment plan and documents findings in the patient's electronic medical record
? Demonstrates basic understanding of venous ultrasound and basic surgical skills
? Review pre-procedure instructions, explains procedure and review procedural risks and benefits with the patient
? Obtains vascular access and performs conservative therapy evaluations, microsurgical phlebectomy, Ultrasound guided sclerotherapy and visual sclerotherapy,
? Maintains prompt, timely communication with referring clinicians and patients (i.e. sends follow up letters and thank you letters, return patients calls)
? Performs patient education and counseling duties; distributes educational materials
? Remains resourceful in removing barriers to treatment for patients who have a medical need and would benefit from a higher quality of life
? Demonstrates actions of a team player – assist peers with documentation and case load, provide vacation coverage for peers and offer overall support when appropriate
? In partnership with Clinic Director, demonstrates ownership in established home clinic
a) Champions Hamilton Vein Center mission, vision and values
b) Assists in growth of clinic through practice development; Build relationships within Hamilton Vein Center, with referring physicians and with healthcare providers
c) Fosters and maintains a network of referring providers that entrust you with new and existing patients to evaluate and treat
d) Leads the clinic team by example, including, but not limited to: working after hours when clinic needs necessitate; traveling upon request or need; displaying a positive attitude; maintaining and encouraging employee development, teaching and guidance
e) Attends dinners, networking events and education for referring providers and patients associated with your clinic; Support these activities in other centers when appropriate
f) Draws from own strengths to creatively drive the clinic’s quality, growth and health initiatives
g) Develops and leverages the other clinical staff at your clinic to aide your ability to focus on patients and prioritize work
h) Proactively monitors patient schedules for proper staffing and communicates needs or adjustments when appropriate
? From time to time, act as a backup in dressing wounds, measuring and applying stocking post procedure
? Perform/assist in minor procedures if needed such as thyroid biopsy, PICC, angiogram, etc.
? Participate in professional development activities and maintain professional affiliations
? Maintain CPR and ACLS certifications
? Attend all practice related meetings
? Support the practice in research studies
? Perform in other tasks and projects as assigned
Typical Physical Demands:
Position requires full range of body motion including handling and lifting patients, as well as manual and finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination. Involves standing and walking. Employee will occasionally be asked to lift and carry items weighing up to 30 pounds or moving patients. Normal visual acuity and hearing are required.
Employer Hamilton Vein Center
Address 251 Medical Center Blvd, Ste. 200
City Webster
State TX
Postal Code 77598
Contact Last Name Uddin
Contact First Name Kim
Phone (281)306-0401
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Posting will be good until 08/26/2015