Genesis HealthCare Careers

Physician Assistant (Full Time)

Fairmont, West Virginia
Physician - Physician Assistant


Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY: The Physician Assistant provides primary care services to nursing center residents in collaboration with the physician. The Physician Assistant provides consultation and education to the center nursing staff regarding healthcare services.

RESPONSIBILITIES/ACCOUNTABILITIES:


Utilizes the scientific process and national standards of care as a framework for managing patient care. This process includes:
Assessment of health status
Diagnosis
Development and implementation of a treatment plan in accordance and collaboration with interdisciplinary care planning process
Actively develops and implements advanced care planning on all residents
Follow-up and evaluation of the patient status as necessary
Completion of all necessary documentation regarding health care of customer in accordance with established policies and procedures and relevant State and Federal regulatory requirements
Provides health education to patient's and families
Demonstrates continued professional competence
Recognizes the importance of continued learning through:
i. participation in quality assurance review, including systematic review of records and treatment plans on a periodic basis
ii. maintenance of current knowledge by attending continuing education programs
iii. maintenance of certification in compliance with current state law
iv. applying standardized care guidelines in clinical practice


Participates in the development and implementation of nursing staff development programs
Partners with center Director of Nursing and Staff Development Coordinator / Nurse Practice Educator to identify and meet clinical education priorities
Serves as a clinical expert for nursing staff on all three shifts providing targeted clinical education when needed
Participates in center-based quality initiatives
Actively participates in polypharmacy, unplanned transfer, and other quality improvement initiatives
Demonstrates quality care and service:
Ensures that patients and families receive the highest quality of service in a caring and compassionate atmosphere which recognizes the individuals' needs and rights
Must be able to adhere to Coding and Billing Compliance Program, including timely submissions of billable charges.
Comply with the GPS Time Off and On Call policies.
Performs other duties as requested.


 


PA03


QUALIFICATIONS:

SPECIFIC EDUCATIONAL/VOCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:1. The Physician Assistant must be a graduate from a program accredited by the ARC-PA and take the PA National Certifying Exam (PANCE) to use the PA-C designation.  PA state licensure required.  2. NCCPA certification required.  3. A minimum of two years experience working with adult or geriatric population desired.



Position Type: Full Time
Req ID: 299400
Center Name: Genesis Physician Services