Company: Michigan Pain Consultants
Location: Grand Rapids
Posted on: November 19, 2018
Physician Assistant Michigan Pain Consultants is hiring a full-time Physician Assistant for our Wyoming and Holland locations. Travel will be required between these clinics. This position will work 4 days per week. We offer employees competitive wages, paid holidays, and paid time off. Employees can expect no night, weekend, or holiday shifts. In addition, full-time employees are also eligible for health insurance upon hire and a generous 401k profit sharing plan after one year of service. GENERAL SUMMARY:The Physician Assistant renders professional diagnostic and therapeutic medical care to adult patients of all ages under the supervising physician. Clinical privileges are based on academic and clinical experience, clinical judgment, and demonstrated competence in providing medical care services. The physician assistant or nurse practitioner reports directly to the medical director. REQUIREMENTS:General: Applicant must be available to and have means to travel as necessary for orientation and training Successful completion of orientation and required skill sets CPR certification or acquisition within 90 days of employment ACLS certification or acquisition within 150 days of employment Completion of proctoring program within 180 days of employmentEducation:Minimum: Graduate from an accredited Physician Assistant program, current Licensure in the state of MichiganWork Experience:Minimum: Two years experience working in an appropriate clinical settingPreferred: Two years experience working in an outpatient surgical setting Professional Skills:Communication: Effective verbal and written skills, computer literateCustomer Service: Hospitality, patient confidentialitySupervisory Skills: Leadership skills, ability to educate othersTeam Skills: Demonstrate ability to work as part of an effective teamClinical Skills: Demonstrate competency in clinical judgments, technical skills, and appropriate knowledge base CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:1. Clinical Care Utilize knowledge to provide professional diagnostic and therapeutic services to adult patients of all ages Communicate changes in the status of patients to the attending physician as appropriate Perform inpatient rounds within hospitals Provide care management Pump and DCS management Provide patient education regarding procedures and medications 2. Case Load Management Maintain a full schedule per practice template Maintain an independent case load and assume responsibility for case load coverage in absence Comply with administrative policies regarding corporate compliance, billing, coding, and documentation 3. Facilities / Equipment Demonstrate working knowledge of equipment Coordinate with appropriate person for repairs and maintenance Maintain equipment Follow established facility safety standards Keep up to date on current trends in health care 4. Client Relations Participate in client program development and management Participate in professional organizations within the community Participate in community workshops Serve on committees and task forces on a voluntary and appointed basis 5. Self-improvement / Professional Activities Keep current on issues, practice patterns, and trends in health care and those specific to pain management Attend continuing education specific to pain management Join professional organizations specific to pain management Demonstrate ongoing learning, retention, and understanding of pain management PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Independently mobile Approximately 80% of time spent standing / walking Periodic moderate computer use Periodic heavy physical exertion Ability to lift up to 30 pounds ACCIDENT AND HEALTH HAZARDS: Potential exposure to communicable disease, and/or body fluids, medicines and materials common in a latex-rich ambulatory healthcare environment WORKING CONDITIONS: Must have the ability to move from one clinic site to another if necessary Associated topics: assistant, assistant cvor, assistant psych, assistant surgery, clinic, diagnostic, physician assistant, practice physician, urgent care, walk in
Keywords: Michigan Pain Consultants, Midland , Physician Assistant, Healthcare , Grand Rapids, Michigan
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