Physician Assistant (Pre-Admission Testing, FT, 40 hours)

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POST DATE 8/24/2016
END DATE 10/19/2016

Boston Medical Center Boston, MA

Company
Boston Medical Center
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
1894399
AJE Ref #
575966234
Location
Boston, MA
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree

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PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT (PRE-ADMISSION TESTING, FT, 40 HOURS)

JOB ID 1894399 DATE POSTED 03/31/2016 apply now

Boston Medical Center (BMC) is more than a hospital. It s a network of support and care that touches the lives of hundreds of thousands of people in need each year. It is the largest and busiest provider of trauma and emergency services in New England. Emphasizing community-based care, BMC is committed to providing consistently excellent and accessible health services to all and is the largest safety-net hospital in New England. The hospital is also the primary teaching affiliate of the nationally ranked Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) and a founding partner of Boston HealthNet an integrated health care delivery systems that includes many community health centers. BMC provides a full range of pediatric and adult care services, from primary to family medicine to advanced specialty care.

BMC is also committed to our employees, who are a very important piece to who we are. We pride ourselves in providing equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to a person's race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation or any characteristic protected under applicable law. BMC will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.

Under the general supervision of a physician, the Physician Assistant is responsible for providing varied medical services, including: obtaining complete medical history and performing a physical examination; ordering and interpreting laboratory tests and imaging studies; formulating a diagnosis and treatment plan; prescribing and/or dispensing medication; assisting in surgery or other invasive procedures; counseling patients and families, and other patient care duties. The scope of practice includes, but is not limited to, the management of patients with coronary artery disease, congestive heart failure, arrhythmias, and those undergoing an invasive cardiac procedure such as cardiac catheterization, coronary angioplasty, electro-physiological testing, or device implantation. May be involved with a patient s medical care in any role which the attending physician deems proper and consistent with applicable law, hospital regulations, delineation of privileges, and the Physician Assistant s training, knowledge, skill, and experience.

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Minimum of a Bachelor s degree and graduate of an American Medical Association (AMA) approved Physician Assistant Program.
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Must be licensed as a Physician Assistant in Massachusetts. A certificate issued by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA), is also required.

If prescribing medications is included in clinical duties and privileges, Massachusetts Controlled Substances Registration and federal DEA Controlled Substance Registration are required. * Expert clinical judgment to function in an independent role.

* Excellent interpersonal and communication skills in order to collaborate with patients, families, physicians, staff, and community health workers.

* Ability to be self-directive and demonstrate initiative in addressing responsibilities of the position.

* Ability to comprehend and communicate complex verbal and written information in English to medical center staff, patients, families and external customers.

* Ability to utilize appropriate problem solving and conflict resolution skills.

* Must be able to maintain strict protocols of all confidential or sensitive information

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