Emergency Department Physician Assistant
Mercy Health System
Philadelphia, PA
4d ago

The Emergency Department physician assistant is a health care provider who, working collaboratively within the healthcare team, is responsible for providing care to both well and ill patients.

The Emergency Department Physician assistant educates patients and / or their families in order to promote wellness, prevent health problems, maintain current health and intervene in acute or chronic illness.

The ED physician assistant seeks opportunities for professional growth through participation in continuing education, staff development and hospital committees.

The position requires a Graduate from an accredited Physician Assistant program with Certification by the NCCPA with successful PANCE examination completion.

License or eligible for licensing as a Physician's Assistant in the State of PA., CPR and ACLS Certification, and Credentialed at hospital site of practice.

Prior clinical experience preferred. Extensive knowledge of physical assessment, differential diagnosis, pathophysiology, pharmacology and management of acute and chronic patient / family problems.

Strong interpersonal and communication skills. Candidate must be organized and able to lead and manage a team. Demonstrates ability to use problem solving, critical thinking and priority setting skills.

Ability to perform diversified duties with time limitations with a high degree of accuracy. Computer skills preferred.

We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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