25 days old

Physician Assistant

Beacon Health System
Three Rivers, MI 49093
  • Job Code
    204917
  • Jobs Rated
    102nd
Reports clinically to the Practice Site Physician(s) and administratively to the Practice Manager/Director. Under the direction of the physician(s) is responsible for the coordination and delivery of care for BMG patients. Educates patients regarding health promotion, illness prevention and disease management.MISSION, VALUES and SERVICE GOALS
  • MISSION: We deliver outstanding care, inspire health, and connect with heart.
  • VALUES: Trust. Respect. Integrity. Compassion.
  • SERVICE GOALS: Personally connect. Keep everyone informed. Be on their team.
Coordinates and provides professional medical care for BMG patients by:
  • Assessing the patients' medical history and performing physical examinations, as appropriate for scope of service of a physician assistant.
  • Evaluating and treating injuries within scope of practice for a physician assistant.
  • Administering medications and injections, as prescribed.
  • Educating patients regarding health promotion, illness prevention and disease management.
  • Documenting, coding and completing diagnosis of patient's condition to facilitate appropriate insurance reimbursement.
Keeps abreast of all pertinent legislation and maintains clinical expertise by:
  • Attending and participating in related seminars, conferences and educational offerings, as approved.
  • Reading current professional medical and nursing journals.
  • Developing and maintaining affiliation with professional organizations.
Contributes to the overall effectiveness of assigned BMG facility by:
  • Assisting in planning changes in clinic/office procedures to improve the quality and delivery of health care.
  • Participating in Quality Improvement programs; monitoring quality and outcomes of care rendered.
  • Assisting in development and compliance of clinical protocols, policies and procedures.
  • Maintaining current knowledge of all pertinent legislation and relating to physicians and staff.
  • Communicating with physicians to ensure the quality and timeliness for services rendered to patients.
  • Completing other job related duties as assigned.
ORGANIZATIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES

Associate complies with the following organizational requirements:

  • Attends and participates in department meetings and is accountable for all information shared.
  • Completes mandatory education, annual competencies and department specific education within established timeframes.
  • Completes annual employee health requirements within established timeframes.
  • Maintains license/certification, registration in good standing throughout fiscal year.
  • Direct patient care providers are required to maintain current BCLS (CPR) and other certifications as required by position/department.
  • Consistently utilizes appropriate universal precautions, protective equipment, and ergonomic techniques to protect patient and self.
  • Adheres to regulatory agency requirements, survey process and compliance.
  • Complies with established organization and department policies.
  • Available to work overtime in addition to working additional or other shifts and schedules when required.
Commitment to Beacon's six-point Operating System, referred to as The Beacon Way:
  • Leverage innovation everywhere.
  • Cultivate human talent.
  • Embrace performance improvement.
  • Build greatness through accountability.
  • Use information to improve and advance.
  • Communicate clearly and continuously.

Education and Experience
  • The knowledge, skills and abilities as indicated below are normally acquired through the successful completion of an accredited school for Physician Assistants, current Indiana license and certification as a Physician Assistant and minimum two years experience as a Physician Assistant in a family practice setting.
Knowledge & Skills
  • Requires thorough and complete understanding of medical and nursing care practices, policies and procedures in order to function in area of specialty.
  • Demonstrates high level of analytical ability necessary to assess patients and evaluate services rendered.
  • Demonstrates well developed interpersonal skills necessary to interact in a professional manner with patients and families, physicians and other health care professionals.
  • Demonstrates excellent communication skills, both oral and written to disseminate information in a clear, concise manner.
  • Demonstrates ability to function within legal boundaries of a Physician Assistant and utilize knowledge of governing statues and rules.
Working Conditions
  • Works in a clinic environment with some exposure to biohazards.
Physical Demands
  • Requires the physical ability and stamina (i.e. to walk/stand for prolonged periods of time, push carts/wheelchairs, lift up to 50 pounds, to position/lift patients at a maximum of 35 pounds without assistance, provide CPR, etc.) to perform the essential functions of the position.






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Posted: 2022-11-11 Expires: 2022-12-10
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Physician Assistant
102nd2019 - Physician Assistant
Overall Rating: 102/199
Median Salary: $108,610

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