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PA or SA First Assist- OR

Company: University Hospitals
Location: Elyria
Posted on: June 6, 2024

Job Description:

Job DescriptionDescriptionPosition SummaryThe Physician Assistant (PA) is responsible for providing quality care for patients and increasing patient access and satisfaction. Standard tasks to be performed by a PA as specified by the Ohio State Board of Medicine and UH entity specific Medical Bylaws.Essential Functions

  • Initiates and maintains positive relationships w/pts/customers (10%)
  • Initiates and maintains positive relationships w/co-workers (10%)
  • Takes responsibility for self-development and supports a learning environment (10%)
  • Displays commitment to the mission of the hospital and its values (10%)
  • Performs patient assessment and assigns diagnosis based on recorded assessment data and current scientific and current research (20%)
  • Establishes plan of care and implements interventions in accordance w/carepaths, protocols, and standards of care and current research (15%)
  • Collaborates w/other health care providers in an interdisciplinary approach to provide care to the patient and family (5%)
  • Contributes to the educational development of staff, patients, family and self (5%)
  • Demonstrates progressive leadership and effective management (5%)
  • Provides education through role modeling and in-services to meet identified learning needs and to promote professionalism (5%)
  • Advances own professional development through self-directed learning, continuing education and participation in peer review (5%)Required For All Jobs
    • Performs other duties as assigned.
    • Complies with all policies and standards.
    • For specific duties and responsibilities, refer to documentation provided by the department during orientation.
    • Must abide by all requirements to safely and securely maintain Protected Health Information (PHI) for our patients. Annual training, the UH Code of Conduct and UH policies and procedures are in place to address appropriate use of PHI in the workplace.QualificationsQualificationsEducation
      • Master's Degree from an accredited PA educational program Required
      • Other Accredited Program Graduate completion from an accredited Surgical Assistant Program. Required Work Experience
        • 1+ years as a PA Preferred Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
          • Demonstrated leadership skills. Required
          • Demonstrated skills in interpersonal relationships. Required
          • Computer skills to access patient medical data from UHHS mainframe. Required
          • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Outlook. Required
          • Demonstrated skills in related to Informatics Technology. Required Licenses and Certifications
            • Physician Assistant (PA) Required and
            • Basic Life Support (BLS) Required and
            • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Preferred Additional Licenses and Certifications
              • Passed the Physician Assistant National Certifying Examination Required and
              • Practice with a supervising physician Required and
              • Maintain national PA Certification Required
              • Practice with a supervising physician Required and Physical Demands
                • Standing Frequently
                • Walking Frequently
                • Sitting Rarely
                • Lifting Frequently 50 lbs
                • Carrying Frequently 50 lbs
                • Pushing Frequently 50 lbs
                • Pulling Frequently 50 lbs
                • Climbing Occasionally 50 lbs
                • Balancing Occasionally
                • Stooping Frequently
                • Kneeling Frequently
                • Crouching Frequently
                • Crawling Occasionally
                • Reaching Frequently
                • Handling Frequently
                • Grasping Frequently
                • Feeling Constantly
                • Talking Constantly
                • Hearing Constantly
                • Repetitive Motions Constantly
                • Eye/Hand/Foot Coordination Constantly

Keywords: University Hospitals, Elyria , PA or SA First Assist- OR, Other , Elyria, Ohio

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