Job Description

Steward Health Care System LLC ("Steward") is a fully integrated, physician-led national health care services organization committed to providing the highest quality of care in the most cost-efficient manner in the communities where out patents live.  Steward - the largest privately held health care company in the U.S. - owns and operations 35 community hospitals across nine states, serves over 1,000 distinct communities and employs approximately 40,000 health care professionals.  In addition to our hospitals, the Steward provider network includes 4,800 providers, 25 urgent care centers, 87 preferred skilled nursing facilities, substantial behavioral health offerings, over 7,300 hospital beds under management, and approximately 1.5 million full risk covered lies through the company's managed care and health insurance services.  The total number of paneled lives within Steward's integrated care network is projected to reach 3 million in 2018.

 

Steward Medical Group (SMG), Inc. is Steward's multi-specialty group practice with over 4,500 employees including over 1,800 physicians and advanced practitioners. SMG operates approximately 450 practice locations throughout Massachusetts, Southern New Hampshire, Rhode Island, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Florida, Utah, Arizona, Texas, Louisiana and Arkansas, and provides more than 4 million patient encounters per year.

The Physician Assistant (PA) will provide diagnostic, therapeutic, and preventive health care services under the supervision of a physician. The PA is committed to the highest standards of patient care while contributing to an environment that promotes innovating thinking and leadership excellence.
Key Responsibilities
Examine patients to obtain information about their physical condition
Order and interpret diagnostic test results for deviations from normal
Obtain, compile and record patient medical data, including health history, progress notes and results of physical examination in the EMR system
Complete required documentation and written follow up
Make diagnoses and decisions about management and treatment of patients
Prescribe therapy or medication with physician approval
Administer or order diagnostic tests, such as x-ray, electrocardiogram, and laboratory tests
Perform therapeutic procedures, such as injections, immunizations, suturing and wound care, and infection management
Instruct and counsel patients about prescribed therapeutic regimens, normal growth and development, family planning, emotional problems of daily living, and health maintenance
Provide physicians with assistance during surgery or complicated medical procedures
Provide timely responses to patient inquiries
Completes assigned training and education


Qualifications

Minimum Requirements:
Current licensure with offer contingent upon obtaining license in the state of Utah
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively on the phone, in writing and via email
Ability to exercise discretion on sensitive and confidential matters
Excellent interpersonal, communication and decision making skills
Demonstrated computer skills
Ability to take call as needed
Preferred Qualifications:
One or more years of PA experience in an outpatient clinic or other healthcare setting
One or more years experience using electronic medical records (EMR)
Demonstrated strong positive interpersonal skills with patients and staff
 
Physical Requirements:
Standing, sitting, walking, speaking, listening, bending, reaching, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping and manipulating tools, typing, using peripheral computer tools.

Please Note:

All positions subject to close without notice

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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