Physician Assistant Hospitalist - SMG Hospitalists

Penn State Health St. Joseph Medical Group

 

Location:  US:PA:Reading

Work Type:  PRN

FTE:  .19

Shift:  Varied

Hours:  Varied

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

 

JOB SUMMARY:

 

Responsible for assisting physicians in the medical care and management of patients, performing such functions as making rounds, physical examinations, and other patient examinations. The PA functions as a member of a multidisciplinary health care team and provides a wide range of patient services to a specific patient population across the continuum of health care.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

 

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

National Certification in Pennsylvania or in another State with reciprocity and licensure to practice in Pennsylvania required.

AHA BLS & ACLS certifications required.

DEA licensure required.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES:

 

Critical thinking

Excellent communication skills

Ability to complete comprehensive physical exam, diagnose and formulate a medical management plan

Ability to collaborate with attending physician

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Hospitalist or acute care setting preferred

2 years PA experience preferred

 

 

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.

  

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