APC ACUTE CARE - Physicians Assistant Sentara Norfolk General Hospital

Location
Norfolk, VA
Posted
May 04, 2017
Closes
May 22, 2017
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Job Description:
Sentara Norfolk General Hospital is seeking a Physician Assistant to join our Trauma Services team.
This is a Full Time, Day Shift opportunity.

Serving as a destination medical center in the mid-atlantic region, Sentara Norfolk General Hospital is one of just five Level 1 trauma centers in Virginia, home to the Nightingale Regional Air Ambulance, region's first Magnet® hospital and nationally ranked heart program at Sentara Heart Hospital.

Sentara Norfolk General Hospital (SNGH), on the Eastern Virginia Medical Campus, is a large 525-bed medical center, which serves as the primary teaching institution for the adjacent Eastern Virginia Medical School (EVMS). Our partnership with EVMS combines the latest innovations in technology, research and clinical care, to offer you advanced diagnostic and therapeutic services. In fact, our nationally ranked diabetes and endocrinology program - ranked 24th in the nation - is support by the renowned international team of endocrinology experts at the EVMS Strelitz Diabetes Center.

The Mid-Level Practitioner provides comprehensive primary care services, acute care services, and extended care services in the areas of nursing and medicine for individuals, their families, and communities. This care is provided within the Mid-Level Practitioner's specialty area(s), settings, and scope of practice. The Mid-Level Practitioner may assume the role of provider, clinical expert, educator, administrator, researcher, case manager and/or consultant.

Education Level
Master's Level Degree - PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT

Experience
None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

License
Required: Basic Cardiac Life Support, Physician Assistant

Preferred: None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

Skills
Required: Communication, Critical Thinking, Speaking

Preferred: None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

Other
Previous experience in specialty area as Physician Assistant as determined by the Administrator/Medical Director of specialty area preferred. Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) required within one year of hire. The Mid-Level Practitioner maintains continuing education credits of as prescribed by licensing body and specific division and maintains prescriptive authority; acquires special clinical competencies as required by division; participates in quality assurance and utilization management activities; and assists with risk management functions.

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