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Physician Assistant, ED - UPMC Magee Womens Hospital

  • UPMC
  • Pittsburgh, PA 15213
  • 3 days ago

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Job Description

Description

University of Pittsburgh Physicians is hiring a full-time Physician Assistant to support Magee Womens Hospital's ED.

This specialty of work is emergency medicine.

The schedule for this role is all days and shifts with three 12-hour shifts each week.

See what being an Advanced Practice Provider can do for UPMC and what UPMC can do for Advanced Practice Providers - it's more than just a job!

What Can You Bring to UPMC?

Contribute to UPMC's mission of Life Changing Medicine

Set the standards for the level and quality of care for the care delivery team

Provide patient care activities for a group of patients and their families through the application of independent judgment, communication and collaboration with all team members.

Establish and maintain collaborative relationships with physicians, other health care providers, patients and their families, to achieve desired patient outcomes throughout the continuum of care.

Demonstrate a commitment to the community and to your health care profession

What UPMC Can Do for You:

A career path that provides you with the right experience to be successful in the position you want to obtain now and, in the future

Health and welfare benefits like medical, vision, dental, and life and disability, and an exceptional retirement program

Work life balance to help manage other importance aspects of your life such as: PTO, wellness programs, paid parental leave

Competitive pay for the work that you do - base pay, merit, and premium pay, Sign-On Bonus if applicable

Purpose: The Physician Assistant (PA) is responsible for providing patient care services in the Emergency Department.

This includes evaluation and management of emergent patients and performing procedures as needed.

The PA is expected to follow established standards and practices when performing these duties.

The successful candidate will be placed according to years and months of experience for employment purposes.

Staff Level:

The Staff Advanced Practice Provider (APP) is a Physician Assistant or Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner and a member of the care delivery team.

The Staff APP is responsible to set the standards for the level and quality of care.

The Staff APP has responsibility, authority and accountability for the provision of care through supervision by and collaboration with a physician.

The Staff APP manages and provides patient care activities for a group of patients and their families through the application of independent judgment, communication and collaboration with all team members.

The role of the Staff APP encompasses the beginnings of leadership, partnership, collaboration and supervision.

The Staff APP establishes and maintains collaborative relationships with physicians, other health care providers, patients and their families, to achieve desired patient outcomes throughout the continuum of care.

The Staff APP begins to demonstrate a commitment to the community and to their healthcare profession.

The successful candidate will be placed according to years and months of experience for employment purposes.

Qualifications

Demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care and/or interact appropriately to the patients served as specified below

Demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span

Possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to his/her age-specific needs

Provide the care needs as described in the department policy and procedures

Special Skills and Abilities Required:

Ability to establish and maintain positive, caring relationships with executives, managers, physicians, non-physician providers, ancillary and support staff, other departments, and patients/families

Ability to work productively and effectively within a complex environment

Handle multiple/changing priorities and specialized equipment

Critical thinking, analytical and problem-solving abilities required as related to various aspects of patient care

Good clinical judgment

Critical thinking skills necessary to exercise and lead others in application of acceptable standards of practice

Mobility and visual manual dexterity

Physical stamina for frequent walking, standing, lifting and positioning of patients

This position is dependent upon successful attainment and maintenance of hospital privileges, if applicable to the Business Unit practice.

Licensure, Education, Certifications, and Clearances

PA:

A graduate of a physician assistant program accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the physician assistant (ARC-PA) is required

BS or MS candidate is preferred

Experience as a physician assistant and/or experience in a clinical setting is preferred

Current state PA license certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) is required

Current CPR certification is required

Act 33 Clearance will be required

Act 73 Clearance will be required

Act 34 Clearance required

UPMC has a Center for Engagement and Inclusions that is charged with executing leading-edge and next- generation diversity strategies to advance the organization's diversity management capability and its national presence as a diversity leader.

This includes having Employee Resources Groups, such as PRIDE Health or UPMC ENABLED (Empowering Abilities and Leveraging Difference) Network, that support the implementation of our diversity strategy.

UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

Individuals hired into this role must comply with UPMC's COVID vaccination requirements upon beginning employment with UPMC.

Refer to the COVID-19 Vaccination Information section at the top of this page to learn more.

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