• Physician Assistant

    Job ID
    2018-1817
    # of Openings
    1
    Job Locations
    US-NJ-Lafayette
    Posted Date
    1 month ago(7/5/2018 12:19 PM)
    Category
    Nursing
  • Overview

    Job Summary:

     

    Physician Assistant to support the doctors’ work and actively facilitate patients’ recovery. Physician Assistant will apply medical techniques and principles under the direction of a physician and will deal with a diverse set of patients offering them care and encouragement.

     

    Reports To: Medical Director

    Responsibilities

    Job Duties:

    • H+P’s, acute and chronic medical care with in-house follow-up as necessary
    • Assess patients’ health and their demands and aim to fulfill them as well as possible
    • Issue appropriate prescriptions and administer medicine
    • Inform physicians about any problems or discrepancies that might arise
    • Acquire and review patient histories identifying abnormal conditions
    • Monitor patients’ progress and keep records of treatments, or other medical events
    • Attend to emergencies
    • Prepare patients for examinations and conduct routine procedures (measure blood pressure and temperature)
    • Cultivate a climate of trust and compassion for the patients
    • Comply strictly with medical care regulations and safety standards
    • Collaborate effectively with team members of various specializations
    • Other duties as assigned

    Qualifications

    Job Requirements:

    • Bachelor's in Physician Assistant Studies, Health Sciences or Medical Sciences
    • Proven work experience as a Physician Assistant or Advanced Practice Nurse
    • Familiarity with addiction preferred
    • Must be comfortable with EMR
    • Must be licensed in State
    • Knowledge of medical guidelines and procedures regarding examination, therapy and recovery
    • Familiarity with advancements in medical technology and current know-how
    • Problem solving skills and ability to multi-task
    • Caring and compassionate
    • Strong interpersonal skills
    • Team player with good communication skills

    AAC is committed to principles of equal opportunities for all employees.  The Company will provide reasonable accommodations that are necessary to comply with State and Federal disability discrimination laws.

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