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21-242 Physician Assistant

The CARE Center, Inc. | Butler, PA | Part Time

Job Description

THE CARE CENTER, INC. 

                                                            JOB VACANCY NOTICE

 

POSITION:                        Physician Assistant (PT-Contract)

                                           Butler Mental Health Outpatient and Drug & Alcohol Programs

                                      

PAY GRADE:                     16

 

WAGE:                               Negotiable

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Provides direct patient care and supervision of related staff.
  • Evaluates the need for Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) and prescribes accordingly.
  • Performs patient examinations, diagnose and treat illness, order and interpret tests.
  • Assesses the need for patient referrals and follow-up consultation with medical specialists, as indicated.
  • Counsel on preventive health care, assist in procedures.
  • Write prescriptions and exercise autonym in medical decision.
  • Make and provide a broad range of diagnostic and therapeutic services.
  • Provides hospital rounding if required.
  • Monitors performance and conducts in-servicing to ancillary staff, provides medical consultation to ancillary staff.
  • Maintains accurate patient records.
  • Other duties as required.
  • Adheres to all policies, laws, regulations and codes of ethics and confidentiality as outlined by federal and state laws, and agency policies and procedures.              

QUALIFICATIONS:            

  • Graduate of a Physician Assistant Program with a minimum of two years of experience in an ambulatory care setting.
  • Current and valid license to practice in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the principles and practices of general medicine and procedures including the diagnosis and treatment of a variety of diseases and injuries.
  • Knowledge of current developments in the field of general medicine and procedures;
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of preventive medicine.
  • Knowledge of medical jurisprudence.
  • Ability to examine patients, diagnose disease, and to prescribe and administer necessary treatment.
  • Ability to interpret and use x-rays, and laboratory reports to confirm clinical findings and to aid in the diagnosis of disease.
  • Ability to gain the confidence and cooperation of patients and to establish effective working relationships and other employees and the public.
  • Appropriate license to practice medicine issued by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
  • Must successfully obtain Criminal Clearance from the PA State Police, Child Abuse Clearance from the PA Department of Human Services and FBI Fingerprint Clearance.
  • Must not be excluded from participation in Medicare, Medicaid or any other federal health care program.

QUALIFIED INDIVIDUALS SHOULD VISIT OUR WEBSITE http://www.sphs.org/employment.html FOR CURRENT EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES OR STOP INTO THE HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICE AT 300 CHAMBER PLAZA, CHARLEROI, PA.    POSTING#21-242.

 

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