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AdventHealth Physician Assistant Neurology Consultant Clinic in Merriam, Kansas

Description

Physician Assistant AdventHealth Shawnee Mission Neurology Consultants

Location Address:

Georgetown Medical Office Building

8901 W 74 th Street; Suite 269, Merriam, KS 66204

Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

  • Received Magnet® recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center in January 2019

  • Providing faith-based, whole person care to Kansas City since 1962

  • Excellent health benefits, an onsite child care center and fitness facility

  • Tuition reimbursement to support continuing education

  • Employee Referral Program

  • Largest health care provider in Johnson County with three campuses

Work Hours/Shift:

Full Time Days

Monday – Friday

8:00AM – 5:00PM

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Supports and adheres to organizational policies, procedures and protocols.

  • Practice reflects knowledge and honoring of patient rights, Advance Directives and Ethics Committee referral process.

  • Demonstrates patient advocacy and the ability to promote patient satisfaction. Utilizes the L isten, A pologize, S olve, T hank model to address patient/family (or customer) care concerns.

  • Works within the parameters of their license and that of collaborating physician and adheres to regulatory standards.

  • Transmits/prescribes prescription orders pursuant to written protocols as authorized by a sponsoring physician and in accordance with DEA requirements.

  • Incorporates patient, physician, patient needs and concerns into decision-making and organizational action

  • Assesses learning needs, readiness, and capabilities of patient/family, including cultural, religious practices, language barriers, emotional barriers, educational level, motivation and limitations.

  • Documents patient care findings within established standards utilizing CPOE.

  • Communicates the plan of care across the continuum by thoroughly completing appropriate transfer forms and discharge summary forms.

  • Selects therapeutic interventions which are appropriate to the patient’s needs and desired outcomes.

Qualifications

What You Will Need:

  • Master’s Degree

  • Up to 1 Year of Position-Related Experience

  • Kansas Physician Assistant License

  • BCLS obtained through the American Heart Association

Job Summary:

The Physician Assistant is a professional mid-level provider licensed in Kansas to function in an expanded role to provide primary health care to individuals, families or groups. The Physician Assistant functions in a collegial relationship with physicians and other health professionals in the delivery of health care services. Provides care for patients of the practice within the scope of licensure and within the supervising Physician’s scope of practice. They are able to make independent decisions with physicians in carrying out health regimens for families and clients. The Advanced Practice Provider demonstrates AIDET, is proficient in CPOE and is a resource to the physicians, nurses and other disciplines. In collaboration with the physician, the Physician Assistant is able to perform a comprehensive History and Physical, develop and implement a plan of care, order and interpret results of laboratory and diagnostic tests, coordinate and initiate consults, review and adjust medications and dosages, provide patient education and comprehensive discharge planning. The Physician Assistant consults and collaborates with other physicians and disciplines to ensure smooth and timely throughput, including coordination of discharges and transfers. The Physician Assistant documents and meets criteria for evidence based and quality outcomes. The Physician Assistant may work closely with utilization review, multidisciplinary teams and floor managers to achieve prompt and proper admission and placement, optimize length of stay, and provides superior quality service.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.

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