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Physician Assistant

Company: Willingway
Location: Statesboro
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Physician Assistant - Willingway - Statesboro, Georgia
Job Summary:

The Physician Assistant provides health care services to clients under direction and responsibility of physician. Assists the physician with the clinical operation of the program. Delivers medical and psychotherapeutic care through assessment, planning, intervention and evaluation.
Job Duties:

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

* Performs Medical Assessment of clients/clients of the facility to determine general physical condition, following standard medical procedures. Completes documentation in the medical record accurately and timely recording all care rendered.
* Organizes data concerning client's family, personal (medical and mental) history, and onset of symptoms obtained from client, relative and other source such as registered nurse or social worker.
* Develops and implements client management plans, records progress notes, and assists in provision of continuity of care in compliance with all industry, Medicare and federal or state licensing standards which relate to the clinical management of clients admitted to the facility.
* Provides emergency services in the absence of the physician, including primary care for trauma, care/suturing of minor lacerations, casting/splinting, cardio-pulmonary resuscitation, control of external hemorrhage and other procedures.
* Prescribes medications and treatments for illnesses in accordance with state regulations.
* Instructs and counsels clients regarding compliance with prescribed therapeutic regimens.
* Provides therapeutic treatments (disinfecting wounds, stitching etc.).
* Orders laboratory and other special diagnostic tests, as may be required. Evaluates data upon receipt.
* Provides client education and guidance to the clinical staff working with assigned clients to assure that quality of care is provided.
* Works collaboratively with the physician in planning, instituting, evaluating and revising care plans; assists in determining conditions, resources and policies essential to the delivery of health care services.
* Coordinates client care activities through ongoing consultation with the facility leadership team, such as clinical director, nursing director and medical director.
* Reviews medical reports released under the name of the Facility for assigned clients.

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Complies with organizational policies, procedures, performance improvement initiatives and maintains regulatory and industry standards.
* Maintains regular and reliable attendance.
* Accepts responsibility for professional growth and development of self and attends all mandatory facility in-services and staff development activities as scheduled.
* Maintains professionalism and confidentiality of facility employees and patients.
* Performs other duties as assigned.

CULTURAL EXPECTATIONS:

* Honesty: Works with integrity and fairness.

* Competence: Strives to be the best and hold selves accountable.
* Perseverance: Meets challenges with the resolve to succeed.
* Passion: Cares about what we do, each other and who we serve.
* Respect: Honors the human dignity of everyone we work with.
* Teamwork: Succeeds, and have fun, by pulling together.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/SKILL REQUIREMENTS:

* Master's degree in Physician Assistant Specialty program from an accredited school required.
* One or more years' experience working with client population of the facility required.

LICENSES/DESIGNATIONS/CERTIFICATIONS:

* Current professional Physician Assistant license required, per state regulations/requirements; may also require a current DEA license.
* CPR and de-escalation certification required (training available upon hire and offered by facility).
* First aid may be required based on state or facility requirements.

Why Willingway?Willingway offers a comprehensive benefit plan and a competitive salary commensurate with experience and qualifications. Qualified candidates should apply by submitting a resume. Willingway is an EOE.Veterans and military spouses are highly encouraged to apply. Summit BHC is dedicated to serving Veterans with specialized programming at our treatment centers across the country. We recognize and value the unique strengths of the military community in supporting our mission to serve those who have served.

Job Type: Full-time%6635559%

Keywords: Willingway, Savannah , Physician Assistant, Healthcare , Statesboro, Georgia

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