Physician Assistant - Urgent Care - Pueblo West, CO
May 14, 2018
With a tradition of caring that began nearly 135 years ago, St. Mary-Corwin Medical Center in Pueblo, CO, is home to the nationally recognized Dorcy Cancer Center, a dedicated Joint Replacement Center, a nationally accredited Breast Center of Excellence (NAPBC) and the only hospital in Pueblo with da Vinci robotic surgical technology. St. Mary-Corwin provides a full range of medical specialties and health care services to Pueblo and the surrounding region. This hospital has long been known for providing exceptional service and leading-edge treatments and technologies by experienced and compassionate professionals with a commitment to uphold the highest standards of care. Our areas of specialty include trauma and emergency services, The Birth Place, stroke, cardiology, da Vinci minimally-invasive surgery, cancer and oncology, diabetes care/education, sports medicine and more. Residents of Pueblo enjoy a moderate cost of living within this modern, mid-sized community while experiencing everything great about life in Colorado including world-class nearby outdoor recreation, thriving local arts and culture, numerous parks, festivals and much more. Learn more about our hospital and life in Southern Colorado by visiting http://www.stmarycorwin.org/.
Job Description/Job Posting ID: 126691
Clinic/Department: 4221 SMC PUEBLO WEST URGENT CARE
Hospital: ST MARY CORWIN HOSPITAL
Assumes responsibility and accountability for comprehensive care, support and education to patients and
their families throughout all aspects of their care.
Minimum Education Requirements
Graduate from accredited Physician Assistant school.
Minimum Experience Requirements
2 years specialty experience
Mid-level provider with current certification/licensure for applicable state of employment
BLS (Basic Life support from the American Heart Association)
ACLS (Advanced cardiac Life support from American Heart Association) may be required depending on practice setting.
Position Duties (essential functions denoted with an * )
Serves as consultant and resource for the specialty serving as a resource for community health care providers.*
Serves as consultant for inpatient staff and supporting departments.*
Thorough and confidential maintenance of patient charts and records.*
Documents ongoing status, interventions, communications, patient response and outcomes in an accurate, timely manner.*
Functions as the resource person for individuals with questions regarding their diagnosis or treatment and coordinates the multidisciplinary plan of care through care rounds.*
Identifies/provides education to patient/families (individuals/groups) about current and potential health problems, the treatment plan, self-care, and prevention to achieve independence and maximum wellness.*
Develops/implements, evaluates appropriate materials to facilitate the education of patients/families.*
Anticipates needs of provider, staff, patient and family. *
Effectively uses time, personnel, equipment and supplies to provide high quality, cost effective delivery of patient care.*
Adapts to rapidly changing technologies, policies, regulations, workload and staffing through priority setting, use of sound critical thinking, and flexibility.*
Professional role model for all staff demonstrating ethical/legal/professional judgment.*
Maintains high skill level and professional growth through ongoing education, meeting attendance. *
Actively participates in professional organization. Maintains certification as PA. *
Performs clinical examinations as necessary for patients.*
Interprets and evaluates test results. Participates in development, implementation, evaluation and outcome monitoring of clinical care provision.*
Writes prescriptions. Writes orders.*
Makes referrals to specialists as indicated by patient situation.*
Assesses patient's physical, psychosocial, cultural and spiritual needs.*
Facilitation of patients' disposition regarding admission, discharge, scheduling. *
* This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties. Employee may perform other related duties as assigned.
Important notification to applicants as of Nov. 20, 2014: Effective Jan. 1, 2015, Centura Health will no longer hire tobacco users in Colorado and Kansas. The change to our policy does not apply to associates hired on or before Dec. 31, 2014. Centura Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.
Internal Number: 470967100A1
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