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Physician Assistant Proceduralist - King of Prussia Hospital

King Of Prussia, PA, US, 19406

Job Type: 

LOC_KOP_HOSPITAL-King of Prussia Hospital Req ID: 73169

Shift: Rotating

Employment Status: Regular - Full Time 

Job Summary

Under the supervision of an attending physician, the Proceduralist Physician Assistant is responsible for the direct care and follow-up of a population of patients that matches his/her scope of practice and skill set. This care is delivered in defined inpatient and OR settings including the King of Prussia campus.  The components of the role include clinical practice, consultation, professional development, education, and research. The PAs in these roles may be required to have acute/critical care education. The appropriate education will be determined by the scope of the role in a particular practice area. The clinical portion of this role will include surgical first assisting in the OR for a defined subset of surgical patients and ability to perform procedures to promote physiologic stability. The role will also include off-shift responsibility. The off shift rotation schedule may include days, evenings, nights, weekends and holidays and will be determined by the clinical needs of the practice environment.

 

The King of Prussia Hospital will blend acutely ill, surgical and injured patients from the surrounding communities and more specialized patients previously cared for at the University City campus. The King of Prussia Hospital will provide high-value care through optimal alignment of resources while meeting expectations of patients, families and staff in caring for target patient populations.

 

To learn more about our Center for Advanced Practice and innovative programs for our APPs, please visit https://www.chop.edu/centers-programs/center-advanced-practice

Job Responsibilities
  • Performs any needed advanced procedures that are listed in the Delineation of Privileges and approved as a part of the credentialing process.
  • Evaluates and monitors the effectiveness of the prescribed treatment plan. Using the most current evidence, modifies the plan of care based on the effectiveness of the treatment and the patient/family response to the plan.
  • Serves as an educational resource to the patient/family, nursing staff, and provider team. Acts as a consultant to multidisciplinary health care team members.
  • Participates in scholarly activities including research and education. Participates in own professional development by maintaining required competencies, identifying learning needs and seeking appropriate educational offerings. Participates in the professional development of others. Acts as a preceptor and mentor to support the development of nurses, nurse practitioners, students, and other health care providers.
  • Demonstrates a commitment to patient safety by speaking up about safety issues and changing practice to enhance safety. Shares errors or potential errors through system reporting mechanisms. Demonstrates shared accountability for safe practice.
Job Responsibilities (Continued)
Job Responsibilities (Continued)
Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations
Board certification from the National Commission on the Certification of Physician Assistant.
Physician Assistant license in state(s) with jurisdiction over practice location with identified primary supervising physician and substitute supervising physicians (if applicable).
Required Education and Experience

Required Education: Bachelors degree from an accredited physician assistant program

Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic

Preferred Education: Masters or Doctorate degree from an accredited physician assistant program

Additional Technical Requirements
  • Ability to work in an inter-professional team setting with multiple responsibilities.
  • Ability to use computer and electronic medical records effectively.


Refer to Scope of Practice Document and Clinical Responsibilities Checklist for specific requirements of role.

Computer Competency

  • Basic use of a computer (mouse, keyboard, printer, USB ports).
  • Basic use of Microsoft Office (Word processing, spreadsheets, presentations and Skype).
  • Web browsing, intranet search, document access.
  • Use of shared network file space.
  • Basic use of patient facing technology. (e.g. IV pumps, point of care devices, CR monitors).
  • Navigation and use of clinical communication systems.


Information Literacy

  • Determines the nature and extent of clinical information needed and uses the appropriate technology to access it.
  • Accesses needed information effectively and efficiently.
  • Evaluates information and its sources critically and appropriately incorporates it into clinical practice.
  • Evaluates outcomes of the use of information.


Information Management Literacy

  • Navigation of the electronic health record system.
  • Ability to locate and review specific patient data in various clinical information systems.
  • Effectively uses clinical decision support tools.
  • Understands policies and procedures, confidentiality, security, and privacy regulations regarding the use of clinical information systems.
  • Ability to collect clinical data using quality improvement tools.

All CHOP employees who work in a patient building or who provide patient care are required to receive an annual influenza vaccine unless they are granted a medical or religious exemption.

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for its patients, family members, visitors and employees. In an effort to achieve this goal, employment at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, other than for positions with regularly scheduled hours in New Jersey, is contingent upon an attestation that the job applicant does not use tobacco products or nicotine in any form and a negative nicotine screen (the latter occurs after a job offer).

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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