Physician Assistant / Nurse Practitioner - Emergency Medicine
Description The George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates, the largest multi-specialty physician practice in the Washington, DC area, is hiring a Physician Assistant / Nurse Practitioner for the Department of Emergency Medicine. Our Department of Emergency Medicine staffs three DC Metro area. Our mid-level providers play an integral role in multiple medical education programs.The NP /PA will be credentialed according to the medical staff regulations of the hospital in which they work. When working in the ED, they will be under the supervision of an appropriately credentialed ED attending physician. The attending physician will be expected to see all patients and countersign all records and orders generated by NP/PA's, To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Other duties may be assigned. A cents € cents Performs evaluation and problem identification of patients. A cents € cents Performs history and physical examination of patients. A cents € cents Order and interpret laboratory data and radiological tests. A cents € cents Monitor patient status and response to treatments. A cents € cents Adequately document findings in the ED medical record. A cents € cents Recommend appropriate therapeutic interventions. A cents € cents Interact with consultants as appropriate. A cents € cents Provide education and counseling for patients. A cents € cents Order appropriate therapeutic interventions. A cents € cents Supervise health science and medical students as appropriate. A cents € cents Perform procedures for which practitioner is credentialed as dictated by patient need. A cents € cents Interact with nursing and technologist staff. A cents € cents Participate in the educational programs of the Department. A cents € cents Participate in Departmental quality assurance, risk management, and compliance efforts. Requirements Qualifications: The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Applicants with at least 1 year of emergency medicine experience are preferred, however new grads will be considered. The applicant should possess a solid emergency medicine knowledge base and excellent communication skills. Applicant must have or be able to obtain DC licensure, CDS / DEA numbers, and hospital credentials., Current licensure as nurse practitioner/ nurse or physician assistant in appropriate jurisdiction. NCCPA certification is necessary. Experience: Some previous ED experience is recommended. Excellent communication skills required.MFA offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package. For more information and to apply, please visit our website at EOE.