Physician Assistant - Neurology - FT

  • University of Mississippi Medical Center
  • Jackson, MS 39216
  • Apr 21, 2021
Physician Assistant Physician & Surgeon

Job Description

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Due to the large volume of applications that we receive, we are unable to personally respond to all applicants. Please feel free to check the status of your application via your Candidate Profile. Thank you, Human Resources Important Applications Instructions: Please complete this application in entirety by providing all of your work experience, education and certifications/ license.  You will be unable to edit/add/change your application once it is submitted. Job Requisition ID: R00013250 Job Category: Clinical (Non-Faculty Only) Organization: Advanced Practice Providers Location/s: Main Campus Jackson Job Title: Physician Assistant - Neurology - FT Job Summary: To manage and provide patient medical care and promotes patient health and wellness by assessing, diagnosing, planning, implementing and evaluating appropriate patient care under the supervision of a physician and in accordance with UMMC, state, and federal requirements and guidelines. To perform job duties in accordance with the medical center's purpose. Education & Experience Must graduate from an approved physician assistant program within 90 days and obtain PANCE certification by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) and licensure by the Mississippi State Board of Medical Licensure prior to hire. Certifications, Licenses or Registration required:  PANCE certification by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) and licensure by the Mississippi State Board of Medical Licensure prior to hire date. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Knowledge of the information and techniques needed to diagnose and treat human injuries, diseases, and deformities.  Verbal and written communications skills.  Interpersonal skills to interact with patients, family members, and staff.  Ability to educate patients and family members as to the nature of the disease/injury, proper care and treatment and preventative health care.  Ability to observe, assess and record symptoms, reactions, and progress. Responsibilities Conducts complex, standardized patient care procedures; evaluates patient's medical complaints and provides appropriate treatment. Obtains, compiles, and records patient medical data to include health history, progress notes, treatment procedures, and results of physical examination. Orders and interprets diagnostic tests such as x-ray, electrocardiogram, and laboratory tests. Prescribes therapy and medications according to treatment plan. Provides guidance and instruction to patients and families regarding disease processes, therapies, outcomes, and preventative health care. Practices safety, environmental, and/or infection control methods. Serves on at least one hospital or medical center committee, task force, or project team to improve patient care or work area. Demonstrates core standards of exceptional customer service. Functions as expert/resource to clinic staff in area of specialty. Serves as educator and mentor to students and new hire advance practice providers. Contributes to the professional development for peers, colleagues and others upon request. The duties listed are general in nature and are examples of the duties and responsibilities performed and are not meant to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Management retains the right to add or change duties at any time. Physical and Environmental Demands Requires occasional exposure to unpleasant or disagreeable physical environment such as high noise level and exposure to heat and cold, occasional handling or working with potentially dangerous equipment, occasional exposure to biohazardous conditions such as risk of radiation exposure, blood borne pathogens, fumes or airborne particles, and/or toxic or caustic chemicals which mandate attention to safety considerations, frequent working hours significantly beyond regularly scheduled hours, occasional travelling to offsite locations, occasional activities subject to significant volume changes of a seasonal/clinical nature, occasional work produced subject to precise measures of quantity and quality, frequent bending, occasional lifting and carrying more than 100 pounds, occasional climbing, occasional crawling, occasional crouching/stooping, occasional driving, occasional kneeling, occasional pushing/pulling, occasional reaching, occasional sitting, occasional standing, frequent twisting, and occasional walking. (occasional-up to 20%, frequent-from 21% to 50%, constant-51% or more) Time Type: Full time FLSA Designation/Job Exempt: Yes Pay Class: Salary FTE %: 100 Work Shift: Benefits Eligibility: Job Posting Date: 04/19/2021 Job Closing Date (open until filled if no date specified): Apply Posted Yesterday Full time R00013250 About Us About Us The University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC), headquartered in Jackson, is the state's only academic medical center. Here, we work to improve the lives of Mississippians through our three missions of education, research, and health care. Education: UMMC includes seven health science schools: medicine, nursing, dentistry, health related professions, graduate studies, population health, and pharmacy. (The School of Pharmacy is headquartered on the University of Mississippi campus in Oxford.) Enrollment in all programs is more than 3,000 students. Research: From world-renowned studies on heart disease, diabetes, and hypertension to advanced treatment for cancer and a human physiology simulation program used by NASA, researchers at UMMC are unraveling the diseases that affect Mississippians, while creating new, high-tech jobs and injecting tens of millions of dollars annually into the state's economy. Health Care: UMMC provides a wide-range of patient care programs. At our main campus in Jackson, in addition to outpatient clinics, we offer a women and infant’s hospital and a critical care hospital along with University Hospital, plus the state’s only: Children’s hospital (Batson Children’s Hospital) Level IV neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) Heart, kidney, liver, and pancreas transplant programs Level 1 trauma center Adult and pediatric congenital heart programs Children’s cancer care program We also care for Mississippians statewide with community hospitals UMMC Grenada, UMMC Holmes County, plus pediatric clinics in Tupelo, Hattiesburg and the Gulf Coast. In addition, our Center for Telehealth offers specialized care remotely, through online video chat technology, at more than two hundred locations throughout the state. EEO Statement: The University of Mississippi Medical Center provides equal opportunity in any employment practice, education program, or education activity to all qualified persons. The Medical Center complies with all applicable laws regarding equal opportunity and affirmative action and does not unlawfully discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based upon race, color, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetic information. Inquiries or complaints may be referred to the Office of the Director, Employee Relations, 2500 North State Street, Jackson, MS 39216-4505. Similar Jobs Physician Assistant - Hospitalist - FT | Jackson, MS - Main Campus Follow Us