Ascension Health Physician Assistant/St Vincent's Medical Center/FT,Rotating, 40 hours,Weekly in Bridgeport, Connecticut

Additional Job Information

Title: Physician Assistant

City, State: Bridgeport,CT

Location: St Vincent's Medical Center

Department: DEPARTMENT OF SURGERY

Additional Job Details: FT,Rotating, 40 hours,Weekly

Marketing Statement

Founded by the Daughters of Charity in 1903, St. Vincent’s Health Services (SVHS) is a mission-driven organization committed to serving the poor and underserved. SVHS is a leading Connecticut healthcare system at the forefront in patient safety and quality, with a focus on creating holistic, compassionate environments. SVHS, a member of Ascension Health, the nation's largest Catholic and largest non-profit healthcare system, offers regional centers of excellence in cardiology, surgery, cancer care, orthopedics, diagnostics, women’s and family services, behavioral health, senior health and an array of specialized services all in a comfortable, patient-centered environment. SVHS comprises St. Vincent’s Medical Center, St. Vincent’s College, St. Vincent’s Special Needs Services and St. Vincent’s Medical Center Foundation. It has received a Leapfrog “A” Safety Score two consecutive years, Magnet recognition and is a US News & World “Best Hospital” overall and in 6 specialties for 2013-2014.

Job Description

Job Summary:

The Physician Assistant, provides direct diagnostic, therapeutic, and preventive health care services under the supervision of a physician.

Responsibilities:

  • Obtains patient history and performs assessment. Orders, performs and interprets diagnostic procedures.

  • Provides and documents direct treatment and management of health conditions.

  • Provides counseling and education of patients and their families/caregivers concerning preventative health, treatment options and community resources.

  • Performs preventative health assessments, screening, immunizations and care.

  • Communicates and coordinates care between case team members, patients and family.

  • Conducts emergency procedures within scope of training.

  • Actively participate in current and future department initiatives.

  • Provide quality and compassionate care within ethical/Religious directives.

  • Comply with Medical Records documentation standards.

  • Respond to consultation and evaluation requests from other service lines in a timely manner. Address orders in a timely manner.

  • Other Duties as assigned

Qualifications

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):

  • Licensed Drug Enforcement Admin credentialed from the Drug Enforcement Administration obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

  • Licensed Physician Assistant credentialed from the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

  • One or more of the following:

  • Certified BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

  • Certified BLS Provider credentialed from the American Red Cross obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

  • Preferred Credential(s):

  • Certified Advanced Life Support credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA).

  • Certified Advanced Life Support credentialed from the American Red Cross.

Education and Work Experience:

  • Bachelor's Level Degree

  • Masters in PA

  • 2 years preferred

How To Apply

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For questions or assistance with completing the online application, please contact Ascension candidate care at 855-778-6037.

Equal Employment Opportunity

St. Vincent’s Health Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The recruitment, selection, placement, training, promotion, demotion, transfer, layoff, recall, termination, rates of pay, or any other employment decision made by St. Vincent’s Health Services based on the needs of St. Vincent’s Health Services and the job related qualifications and abilities of the candidates, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, union affiliation, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or any other legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment including, but not limited to hiring, placement, promotion, termination, job assignments, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

St. Vincent’s Health Services is an EEO/AA employer: M/F/Disabled/Vet.

For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:

http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/ofccpeeosupplementfinaljrfqa508c.pdf

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

E-Verify Statement

To comply with federal regulations of the Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA), all employees are required to complete an Employment Eligibility Verification form (I-9). This law applies to individuals hired, including PRN, part-time and temporary employees, volunteers and students.

Additionally, St Vincent's Healthcare is an E-Verify employer. E-Verify is a web based program administered by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, USCIS Verification Division, and the Social Security Administration that supplements the current I-9 eligibility verification process. The program determines whether the information provided by the new hire matches government records and whether the new hire is authorized to work in the United States.