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Nantucket Cottage Hospital Physician Assistant, Urgent Access - Per Diem in Nantucket, Massachusetts

Per Diem, Day Shift

JOB SUMMARY

(Describe below the primary purpose and function of this job)

ThePhysician Assistant (PA)is a licensed provider. ThePAis responsible for the assessment and management of various populations of patients, medical and/or surgical, including diagnostic and therapeutic interventions, development of appropriate plans of care and ongoing evaluation.

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Essential Functions (Key Roles & Responsibilities)

Provides direct care, counseling, and teaching to a designated patient population in the ambulatory, inpatient, operative, and/or procedural setting

Performs complete histories and physical examinations

Orders, interprets, and evaluates appropriate laboratory and diagnostic tests

Develops appropriate plans of care and follow-up based on the outcomes of diagnostic, laboratory, and physical examination findings

Orders medications and writes prescriptions according to organizational and regulatory policies and procedures

Consistently provides high quality and timely documentation including admission and progress notes, procedure notes, operative notes and discharge summaries

Performs bedside procedures as are appropriate to the patient population

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Performs other duties as assigned

Complies with all policies and standards

QUALIFICATIONS

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Education

Degree

Field of Study

Required/Preferred

And/Or

Master's Degree

PA

required

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Can this role accept experience in lieu of a degree?

No

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Licenses and Certifications

Licenses/Certifications

Time Frame

Required/ Preferred

And/Or

CertifiedPhysician Assistant(State License)

upon hire

required

Work Experience

Experience Details

Years of Experience

Required/ Preferred

And/Or

experience as aphysician assistant

0-1 year

preferred

To be an PA II

4 years

Required

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Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Skilled in taking medical histories to assess medical condition and interpret findings

Ability to maintain quality control standards

Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations

Ability to interpret, adapt and apply guidelines and procedures

Ability to communicate clearly and establish/maintain effective working relationships with patients, medical staff and the public

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Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical Demand

N/A = (0%)

Rarely (<2%)

Occasionally (3-33%)

Frequently (34-66%)

Constantly (67-100%)

Weight

Standing

X

Walking

X

Sitting

X

Lifting

X

Carrying

X

Pushing

X

Pulling

X

Climbing

X

Balancing

X

Stooping

X

Kneeling

X

Crouching

X

Crawling

X

Reaching

X

Handling

X

Grasping

X

Feeling

X

Talking

X

Hearing

X

Vision - Near

X

Vision - Far

X

Repetitive Motions

X

Eye/Hand/Foot Coordination

X

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Job: *Physician Assistants

Organization: *Nantucket Cottage Hospital (NCH)

Title: Physician Assistant, Urgent Access - Per Diem

Location: MA-Nantucket-NCH Nantucket Cottage Hospital

Requisition ID: 3275283

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