Physician Assistant - General Surgery and Trauma
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: December 8, 2018
Facility: UCHealth Medical Group - South Department: UCHlthMG Gen Surg Trauma Clin Schedule: Full-time Shift: Rotating Scheduled Days & Hours: Rotating, 6am-6pm & 6pm-6am, 7 days a week / 365 days a year Requisition number: 79557 We are looking for an experienced Physician Assistant to join our Surgery and Trauma team at our level 1 facility, Memorial Hospital in beautiful Colorado Springs. This individual will provide high-quality and personalized care, always putting patients first. We are looking for someone who enjoys a fast-paced and flexible team environment. This position will be primarily based in the hospital doing Emergency Room consults but will have some outpatient clinic responsibilities. This role will require the flexibility to work rotating shifts between 6:00AM-6:00PM and 6:00PM-6:00AM, any day of the week, 365 days a year. Rotating nights, weekends and holidays are required. There is not a call requirement. Do you want to work at a Physician lead organization where the commitment to patients is of utmost importance? Do you enjoy working in a collaborative team environment? If so, keep reading to see if UCHealth is the place for you to grow your career! At UCHealth, we do things differently We believe in something different: a focus on the individuality of every person. In big ways and small, we exist to improve the extraordinary lives of all those we serve. As Colorado's largest and most innovative health care system, we as a team deliver on the commitment to provide the best possible experience for our patients and their families. We foster a true human connection and give people the freedom to live extraordinary lives. A career at UCHealth is more than a job, it's a passion. Physician Assistant Advanced Specialty Care Under the supervision of a physician, provides direct diagnostic, therapeutic, and preventive health care services to patients in advanced specialty care services. Job Duties* Obtains patient history and performs assessment via observation, interview, and examination* Orders, performs and interprets diagnostic procedures* Provides direct treatment and management of health conditions via prescriptive authority or referral to other healthcare providers or community resources* Provides counseling and education of patients and their families/caregivers concerning preventative health, treatment options, and community resources* Performs preventative health assessments, screening, immunizations, and care Requirements* Completion of a nationally accredited educational program for Physician Assistants* Board Certification by the National Commission for Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA)* Unrestricted license to practice as a Physician Assistant in the State of Colorado* Unrestricted DEA permit to prescribe all medications commonly prescribed in the course of practice* BLS through the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross Going beyond quality requires the perfect balance of talent, integrity, drive and intellectual curiosity. We are looking for individuals who recognize, like us, that the world of medicine is ever-changing and are motivated to do what is right, not what is easy. We support creativity and curiosity so that each of us can find the extraordinary qualities within ourselves. At UCHealth, we'll do everything in our power to make sure you grow and have a meaningful career. There's no limits to your potential here. Be Extraordinary. Join Us Today! The University of Colorado Health (UCHealth) system recognizes and appreciates the rich array of talents and perspectives that equal employment and diversity can offer our institution. As an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, UCHealth is committed to making all employment decisions based on valid requirements. No applicant shall be discriminated against in any terms, conditions or privileges of employment or otherwise be discriminated against because of the individual's race, creed, color, religion, gender, national origin or ancestry, age, mental or physical disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or veteran status. UCHealth does not discriminate against any "qualified applicant with a disability" as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act and will make reasonable accommodations when they do not impose an undue hardship on the organization. An applicant with a disability" as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act and will make reasonable accommodations, when they do not impose an undue hardship on the organization. IND123 #GD1
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