UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER OF SOUTHERN NEVADA P/D Physician Assistant in Las Vegas, Nevada
Position Summary: Collaborates with a dedicated team of professionals to provide accurate assessment, management of health problems, health counseling, diagnosis and treatment relating to Urgent Medical issues for the patients, while under the direct supervision and responsibility of a physician.
Education/Experience: Graduation from an academic program approved by the Nevada Board of Medical Examiner's and at least two (2) years experience working in an Urgent Care of physician practice setting.
Licensing/Certification Requirements: Valid License by State of Nevada to practice as a Physician's Assistant (NRS 630). Valid Nevada State Board of Pharmacy License.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Physical Requirements:
Knowledge of: Adult and pediatric care, equipment, supplies and practices; principles and practices of medical care; drug interactions; quality assurance and performance improvement principles and methods; department and hospital safety practice and procedures; patient rights; age specific patient care practices; infection control policies and practices; handling, storage, use and disposal of hazardous materials; department and hospital emergency response policies and procedures.
Skill in: Effective provision of medical care; ensuring that services are appropriate for meeting patient's medical, social and emotional needs, consistent with sound health care resource allocation practices; maintaining a calm presence and effective decision making skills during periods of high stress including multiple, simultaneous trauma activations or emergency orthopedic surgery; effectively and efficiently cooperating with the medical teams to ensure quality patient outcomes; solving problems; developing, prioritizing and directing treatment plans; using computers and related software applications; communicating with a wide variety of people from diverse socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with all personnel contacted in the course of duties; efficient, effective and safe use of equipment.
Physical Requirements and Working Conditions: Mobility to work in an operating room or resuscitation area and use standard surgical and monitoring equipment necessary to treat patients; stamina to stand, walk and/or concentrate for extended periods of time; vision to read printed material, a VDT screen and perform job related duties; hearing and speech to communicate effectively in- person and over the telephone. Strength and agility to exert up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects and position patients during treatment. Dexterity to manipulate instruments and to perform procedures without difficulty.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this classification.
Job Title: P/D Physician Assistant
Salary: $60.65 Hourly
Job Type: Per Diem
Location: Various Ambulatory Care Clinics (Non-Specialty), Nevada
Department: AMB FLOAT POOL - 8735
Exam Number: 16-63797PDPA