Physician Assistant I, FT-40hrs

Location
Silver Spring, Maryland
Posted
Apr 05, 2017
Closes
Sep 22, 2017
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Position Purpose:Works in team structure, to provide following:
1. Performs duties of surgical physician assistant.
2. Provides surgical assistance in Operating Room (OR), as assigned by PA Coordinator or designee; performs daily post-operative rounds and follow-up with attending surgeon; performs admission history and physical examinations, daily progress notes, daily orders, and discharge summaries for patients admitted to them by attending surgeon; evaluates patients in Emergency Center and on surgical floor at request of attending surgeon.
3. Writes history and physical exams, orders, daily progress notes, and facilitates and coordinates care of patient, as requested by supervising physician; may dictate discharge, transfer and death summaries, and write transfer orders and prescriptions, as requested by supervising physician.
4. Performs bedside procedures, including central venous catheter placement, tube thoracostomy, arterial catheter placement, and peripherally inserted central catheters (PICC), when credentialed to perform said procedures.
5. Supports quality initiatives of Holy Cross Health, including medication reconciliation, universal time-out procedures, Surgical Care Improvement Project (SCIP), venous thromboembolism (VTE) prevention, and electronic documentation.
6. Supports timely, accurate and compliant professional billing.
Supports Mission of Trinity Health and Holy Cross Health.Job Description Details:

Works in team structure, to provide following:

1.  Performs duties of surgical physician assistant.

2.  Provides surgical assistance in Operating Room (OR), as assigned by PA Coordinator or designee; performs daily post-operative rounds and follow-up with attending surgeon; performs admission history and physical examinations, daily progress notes, daily orders, and discharge summaries for patients admitted to them by attending surgeon; evaluates patients in Emergency Center and on surgical floor at request of attending surgeon.

3.  Writes history and physical exams, orders, daily progress notes, and facilitates and coordinates care of patient, as requested by supervising physician; may dictate discharge, transfer and death summaries, and write transfer orders and prescriptions, as requested by supervising physician.

4.  Performs bedside procedures, including central venous catheter placement, tube thoracostomy, arterial catheter placement, and peripherally inserted central catheters (PICC), when credentialed to perform said procedures.

5.  Supports quality initiatives of Holy Cross Health, including medication reconciliation, universal time-out procedures, Surgical Care Improvement Project (SCIP), venous thromboembolism (VTE) prevention, and electronic documentation.

6.  Supports timely, accurate and compliant professional billing.

Supports Mission of Trinity Health and Holy Cross Health.

Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health employs more than 120,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 21 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.