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Emergency Room Physician Assistant

Company: Distinctive Home & Health Care Inc.
Location: San Antonio
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Distinctive Home & Health Care is a leading provider of healthcare to serve military installations across the United States. Our team of professionals is dedicated to providing the highest quality of service and support for each one of our clients.Distinctive Healthcare is currently seeking to hire full time ER Physician Assistant to work at the military hospital at Lackland AFB in San Antonio, Texas.Provide a full range of Physician Assistant services in primary and specialtymedical care within the limits of their training and privileges granted by the MTF(e.g., supervise and provide general screening and medical care and examinationsof patients for routine, acute and chronic conditions involving any and all organsystems; provide immunizations; diagnose, treat, and counsel patients asindicated).HCW's productivity will meet or exceed the organization's targets for providerproductivity for Physician Assistants with an hourly productivity ratecommensurate with peers.Technically direct and provide care for a variety of diseases and types of injuries(i.e., acute, chronic and minor trauma), and the skills to recognize emergencyconditions in order to diagnose, prescribe for and treat diseases, disorders andinjuries, and refer the more complex cases and serious conditions to qualifiedmedical personnel and perform designated treatment.Technically direct and teach other staff, provide educational lectures andparticipate in in- service training to staff members.Promote preventive care and health maintenance including annual physicals,positive health behaviors and self-care through both formal and individualeducation and counseling.Prescribe in accordance with approved treatment protocols and the Pharmacy andTherapeutics Committee approved medications and immunizations.Identify a medical problem and determine appropriate action to meet the problem,including referral to a physician.Perform specific diagnostic and therapeutic practices and procedures inaccordance with scope of practice.Establish collaborative rapport with physician, nursing and others in order topromote and facilitate primary care services.Teach patients and family member's healthy regimen and responsibility forachieving wellness.Attend staff meetings to provide case discussion, continuing education, andcontinuous quality improvement as requested.Degree/Education:o Bachelor's degree.o Graduate from an accredited college or university certified by theAccreditation Review Commission on Education of the PhysicianAssistant(ARC-PA).o Be a graduate Physician Assistant qualified by academic andpractical education to provide patient services as a physicianextender under supervision of a physician.o Be a graduate of a Physician Assistant Training Program accreditedby the Accreditation Review Commission on Education of thePhysician Assistant (ARC-PA), or its predecessors, and acceptableto the Surgeon General, USAF, is mandatory.Certifications in addition to Basic Life Support. Certified by theNational Commission on Certification of Physician's Assistants (NCCPA). Inaddition, HCWs must have Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) andPediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS).Experience: As required to meet clinical competency requirements specified inthe Service-specific credentialing instructions. Have at least 24 months total ofexperience in an emergency or acute care setting and have worked in that settingwithin the last 5 years.Licensure/Registration: Current, full, active, and unrestricted license topractice as a Physician Assistant.We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: Distinctive Home & Health Care Inc., San Antonio , Emergency Room Physician Assistant, Healthcare , San Antonio, Texas

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