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Physician Assistant | Sign-on Bonus

Universal Health Corporation

Location: Salem, Virginia 24153
Type: Non-Remote
Posted on: March 28, 2024
Job Description Job Description
Join the esteemed team at Universal Health, where Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants collaborate to provide exceptional patient care in post-acute care facilities within your community. If you are passionate about improving patient outcomes and seek fulfillment in your profession, we invite you to consider this rewarding opportunity.
Under supervision of an attending physician, this position will deliver exceptional patient care at a post-acute care facility and is responsible for the successful management and care coordination of their assigned patient population. This role will provide diagnostic and therapeutic health care coverage for patients which will include, but not limited to, taking medical histories, performing physical examinations, coordinating lab tests, diagnostic studies, prescribing medications and providing assistance to the patients regarding a plan of treatment and education.
• Coordinate and provide exceptional and appropriate care to patients.
• Communicate with nursing staff and collaborating physician as well as Director of Nursing (DON) regarding patient care.
• Provide outstanding customer service and excellent communication skills.
• Provide “on-duty” or “on call” services as requested by UHC or as required by bylaws, policies, rules or regulations of UHC or any hospital or other health care facility in which you have privileges.
• Keep and maintain appropriate records relating to all professional services rendered and shall attend to all billing reports, claims and correspondence required, including supporting notes and charts in connection with services.
• Make patient rounds, contribute to the decisions for daily care, writing orders, facilitating and coordinating the scheduling of therapeutic and diagnostic test and procedures.
• Collaborate with onsite physician and DON to assess the status of patients and direct care as necessary.
Required Skills/Abilities:
• Self-motivated, directed, flexible and a team player.
• Positive attitude and customer service orientation
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
• Excellent time management skills with proven ability to meet deadlines and required quotas.
• Ability to function well in a high-paced and at times stressful environment.
Education and Experience:
• Current Virginia Medical License and unencumbered DEA License, required.
• Nursing experience in Geriatrics, Internal Medicine, ICU, Emergency Medicine, Hospitalist, or General Practice preferred.
• New graduates are welcome.
• Previous one-year experience preferred.