Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner 9/8/2016
Samaritan Medical Center
PA Requirements Graduate of approved course of study and experience acceptable to the State Education Department. Training and experience must be within the scope of practice of the supervising physician to whom they are assigned. Must have privileges at Samaritan Medical Center. Responsible to act in accordance with the Medical Staff Bylaws of Samaritan Medical Center and Samaritan Keep Home. Every practitioner at the time of appointment and continuously thereafter, must demonstrate clinical competence to the satisfaction of the medical staff and the board(s) of the hospital(s) or the nursing home if applicable in which privileges are sought. Visual and auditory acuity with or without adaptive devices. Ability to organize personal work and maintain patient flow, ability to give sound guidance and direction to others involved in care of patients. Ability to work independently and autonomously. Ability to make good decisions. Critical listening skills and ability to communicate clearly.
Commitment to update skills constantly and proficient use of resources. Desire to work with all types of people and work as a team member. Good interpersonal skills. Good eye/hand coordination and precision. Basic computer skills required. BLS and ACLS certification required. PALS and ATLS preferred. Certified or eligible for certification by the National Commission on Certification of Physician's Assistants (NCCPA) within one year. Documentation of certification must be filed with the staff secretary. Must be certified to test and counsel HIV patients. Documentation of continued State registration must be submitted to the staff secretary. Samaritan is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, Minorities, Disabled, and Veterans are encouraged to apply.