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Physician Assistant - Pediatric Urgent Care (Miami, FL) (POOL/SR/Evening Shift) - Urgent Care

Company: Nicklaus Children's Hospital
Location: Miami
Posted on: September 20, 2023

Job Description:

Physician Assistant - Pediatric Urgent Care (Miami, FL) (POOL/SR/Evening Shift)Job Summary

Functions independently within the delegated parameters delineated by their supervising Physician. Duties considered as minimal for applicants include: the ability to ascertain a thorough patient history and physical examination; order and interpret radiological and laboratory test results; treat minor injury; make a diagnosis; instruct and counsel patient and family; prescribe medications; order and carry out therapy and management plans; document patient care services within charts and departmental records; and, when within their scope of practice, perform surgical procedures.

Minimum Job Requirements

* Physician Assistant Licensure issued by the State of Florida - maintain active and in good standing throughout employment

* CPR BLS -American Heart Association - maintain active and in good standing throughout employment

* PALS - American Heart Association - maintain active and in good standing throughout employment

* BACKGRD - Level II Background Check

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

* Certification by the National Certification Commission of Physician Assistants preferred.

* Competent bedside manners.

* Continuing Medical Education maintained to specifications of AAPA.

* Dedication to the needs of the patient including protecting confidential data.

* Thoroughness in completing tasks and documentation.

Job Specific Duties

* Contribute to Physician's effectiveness by identifying short-term and long-range patient care issues that must be addressed; providing information and commentary in pertinent deliberations; recommending options and courses of action; and implementing physician directives.

* Counsel and educate patients and their families.

* Create and sustain a therapeutic and ethically sound relationship with patients.

* Differentiates between the normal and the abnormal in anatomic, physiological, laboratory findings and other diagnostic data.

* Initiate emergency resuscitation and stabilization as necessary and complies with hospital safety regulations and infection control.

* Manage general medical and surgical conditions to include understanding the indications, contraindications, side effects, interactions and adverse reactions of pharmacologic agents and other relevant treatment modalities.

* Orders, alters, or adjusts controlled and non- controlled medications for in hospital patients.

* Participate in performance improvement activities, quality of care initiatives and research of special projects.

* Perform procedures as identified in delineation of privileges.

* Prescribes non-controlled medication for patients.

* Assess patient health by interviewing patients; performing a physical examination; ordering pertinent lab and radiology; and obtaining, and updating medical records.

* Work effectively with physicians and other health care professionals as a member or leader of a health care team or other professional group.

Keywords: Nicklaus Children's Hospital, Miami , Physician Assistant - Pediatric Urgent Care (Miami, FL) (POOL/SR/Evening Shift) - Urgent Care, Healthcare , Miami, Florida

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