Advanced Practice Clinician

Center of Ortho Excellence - 107186 Martinsburg, West Virginia Full-Time


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Description

  • Entity: Valley Health Corporate
  • Shift: Day

Job Summary
The Physician Assistant will provide education regarding upcoming procedures to patients and families, as well as follow-up care for post-op patients. The Assistant will provide coverage for rounding on hospitalized patients. Provide H&P coverage in the outpatient and inpatient settings. Prescribe medication; evaluate pre and post-op surgical problems and problems. Provide phone follow-up on patient questions and concerns.
The Physician Assistant will assist the Physician during the intraoperative phase as deemed necessary.
The Physician Assistant reports to the Physician. Director of Operations

Education
Physician Assistant – Graduation from an accredited school of Physician Assistants.

Experience
Knowledge and skill in applying principles of asepsis and infection control.
Knowledge of surgical anatomy, physiology and operative procedures.
Knowledge of statistics and research protocols.

Certification & Licensures
Current certification (National) as a OPAC preferred.
Current certification in Basic Cardiac Life Support or Advanced Cardiac Life Support.

Qualifications
Ability to perform effectively in stressful and emergency situations.
Knowledge in the cognitive, physical, emotional and chronological states of human growth and development.
Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation required

Grade
AP3

Criminal Background Checks
VA State Police
3rd party Background Check

Physical Demands
16 B Advanced Practice Clinician

FLSA Classification
Exempt