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Physician Assistant

Company: Ardent Health Services
Location: Pocatello
Posted on: January 8, 2022

Job Description:

Portneuf Medical Center, Pocatello IDPatient focused, community oriented, conveniently located and equipped with technology that rivals the nation's most prestigious healthcare systems, we offer a comprehensive and growing array of services delivered by caring and highly skilled medical professionals. The Advanced Practice Provider provides patient care services by evaluating and treating patients within the scope of individual authority granted by the Idaho State board of Medical Examiners and/or collaborating physician. Clinical responsibilities include comprehensive evaluations, medical management, therapeutic interventions and patient education and discharge summaries. Reports to and receives functional guidance and direction from the delegated supervisory physician for clinical matters. May receive direction for administrative matters from the Office Manager. The successful candidate will be able to: Assess - Collects data; Physically asses patients; Patient history completed, evaluated and signed within required time frame; Completes medicine reconciliation, admission, transfer and discharge orders as directed by physician Implement - Directs and coordinates care of patients; Identifies patient and family learning needs; Follows-up on outstanding labs, tests etc as directed by physician; Follows-up calls to patient, family and or referring providers as directed by physician Plan - With appropriate input from all team members, including patient, family, or significant other; initiates, implements, and documents a patient care plan based on standards of nursing practice, policies, and procedures, established protocols, and professional judgment; Utilizes admission history and routine reassessments in planning care; Plan of care updated per department standard or as status changes/goals met/issues resolved; Initiates collaborative discharge planning; Discusses plan of care with patient and/or significant other Evaluate - Evaluates effectiveness of interventions and redirects plan of care as condition indicates; Assures that patient care interventions and activities are directed at the resolution of identified patient problems/needs; Performing perioperative risk evaluations in the pre-surgery clinic Document - Proficient in computer programs used in providing/documenting care; Documents assessment, plan of care, interventions, and patient response consistent with hospital and unit standards; Documentation is legible and complete; All patient forms are complete; Uses appropriate/approved abbreviations Delegate & Coordinate - Evaluates and delegates tasks according to patient needs and skill level of caregiver; demonstrates organizational skills (completes work within shift, evaluates work progress throughout shift, prioritizes); Provides timely and adequate supervision to hospital personnel as required based on staff qualifications and competence; Based on needs assessment, coordinates with all disciplines involved in the care of the patient Improve & Communicate - Reports and addresses real or potential problems with quality and appropriateness of care through the use of occurrence reports, or other appropriate means; Contacts physicians in a timely manner; Follows appropriate chain of command; Notifies manager of issues in a timely manner ; Uses judgment, tact, and diplomacy to effectively resolve conflicts; Maintains consistent and effective communication with physicians, other members of the healthcare team, patients and families We Offer competitive pay and benefits including Health/Dental/Vision/401(k) match. Generous paid time off, holidays, extended illness bank, paid basic life insurance and long term disability. Portneuf Medical Center is an Equal Opportunity EmployerQualifications: Idaho PA or NP licensure Idaho Board of Pharmacy Controlled Substance licensure Current BLS Current ACLS (or must have it within 6 months of starting) National certification in Laser Application and Safety Experience with E & M of arterial, venous, and lymphatic disease Experience with evaluation of vascular ultrasound reports Experience as assistant in venous procedures such as: Endovenous laser ablation of superficial venous system Stab phlebotomy Ultrasound guided sclerotherapy Ligation and/or stripping of superficial venous system Other venous procedures

Keywords: Ardent Health Services, Pocatello , Physician Assistant, Healthcare , Pocatello, Idaho

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