Physician Assistant


: $224,710.00 - $224,710.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Healthcare - Physician

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Clinical The Physician Assistant shall provide the following clinical services to patients of Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Plymouth and the Gastroenterology (GI) Practice: + Assess physical and psychosocial status of patients by means of interview and by obtaining health and medical history of patient; + Perform a physical examination of each patient or assure that a recent physical examination of each patient has been performed prior to the provision of additional services; + Care for patients suffering from acute and chronic diseases by managing therapeutic regimens; + Evaluate patients based on the patient's physical health, psychological, social, economic, educational, functional or developmental status as appropriate to the patient's treatment; + Provide a comprehensive history of past pharmacological interventions and current drug therapy for patients under his/her care; + Communicate with the referring physician and attending physician to assure continuity of care; + Arrange for any necessary testing, physical examination and/or consultation as may be required; and + Perform other duties as reasonably assigned. Communication + Establish relationships with professional and/or other health-related groups within the community; + Share clinical expertise with professional and supportive personnel; + Document and report care in an accurate, timely manner using appropriate forms and Records; + Function as an integral member of the GI team and collaborate with other health disciplines to ensure continuity and quality of care; and + Use interpersonal skills to work productively with all levels of hospital personnel. Skills + Effective verbal and written communication skills to communicate with diverse populations, including providers, patients, and families; + Analytical skills to evaluate patient status and healthcare procedures/techniques and to monitor quality of care; + Willingness to learn and remain flexible in the changing healthcare environment; + Ability to conceptualize, develop, and implement new ideas or systems; + Ability to exercise sound judgment and discretion while performing duties; + Ability to meet with the public outside the organization and efficiently market and promote the GI practice; Continuous Quality Improvement + Identify, analyze, and resolve patient care problems to foster significant improvement in patient care; + Participate in interdisciplinary continuous quality improvement activities on an ongoing basis; and + Demonstrate a commitment to improving the quality of care provided to patients. Education Required + Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies from an accredited program + Experience with short term, solution focused, medication therapies + Experience working with interdisciplinary teams + Experience using an electronic health record + Must be eligible for credentialing and contracting with all insurers Registration/Certification + Currently licensed in Massachusetts as a Physician Assistant (without restriction)
Associated topics: assistant, assistant cvor, assistant surgery, assistant surgical, clinic, diagnostic, physician assistant, practice physician, urgent care, walk in * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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