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Physician Assistant - PSHMG Cardiothoracic Surgery

Penn State Health
Reading, PA 19601
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Penn State Health Medical Group

 

Location:  US:PA:Reading

Work Type:  Full Time

FTE:  1.0

Shift:  Varied

Hours:  Days with after-hours call requirements

Recruiter: Please contact Esther Zechman at ezechman@pennstatehealth.psu.edu for additional information

 

JOB SUMMARY:

 

ThePhysician Assistant, under the direction and responsibility of the attending physician, will be screening patients to determine the needs for medical attention, reviewing patient records to determine health status, taking patient history, performing physical examination, and recording pertinent patient data. Dictates notes for consultations and progress notes with accuracy and efficiency as appropriate per patient. Participates in rounds with the surgeon pre or post-operatively and will assist with the management and coordination of care as appropriate. During emergency situations, the Physician Assistant will be initiating appropriate evaluation and therapy.

 

EDUCATION:

 

Graduated from an accredited Physician Assistant Program

 

Graduate of an AMA approved Physician Assistant program or baccalaureate or higher degree program that meets licensure requirements in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania required

 

EXPERIENCE:

 

Possess a solid medical knowledge base for cardiopulmonary crucial care medicine with an interest in congenital cardiac anomalies

 

Possess critical thinking skills and adaptability to the cardiac surgery service line

 

Communication skills to work collaboratively with medical and surgical colleagues, staff and orientees

 

Successful completion of endovascular vein harvesting program with at least 2 years clinical experience

 

LICENSE/CERTIFICATIONS:

 

Current license as a Physician Assistant in the State

 

Current American Heart Association BLS Certification

 

 

This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.

 

Penn State Health is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please call 717-531-8440 between the hours of 8:30 AM and 4:30 PM, Eastern Standard Time, Monday – Friday, email hrsolutions@pennstatehealth.psu.edu or download our Accommodation Instructions for Job Applicants PDF for more detailed steps for assistance.

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Posted: 2020-07-28 Expires: 2020-08-27

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