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Benefits

  • 401(k)
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
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Full Job Description

Align ENT + Allergy is a family of ENT and Allergy practices based in the Northeast and headquartered in suburban Philadelphia. We strive to differentiate our practices with world-class clinical services, patient experience, and cost-effective care led by a remarkable network of skilled surgeons, physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and audiologists.

Our vision is to build a better future in ENT and Allergy care – for patients and physicians. We partner with providers across the Northeast US to support them in providing great patient care within their communities, to ensure access to the leading edge of clinical practice and research, and to enable a more connected and caring patient experience.

As part of our growth, we are adding several Physician Assistants (PA) to join our practice in South Central Connecticut. We’re looking for full-time, ENT experienced Physician Assistants to provide excellent clinical care to our patients.

Requirements

Primary Job Functions:

  • Evaluate and treat pediatric and adult patients with a range of ENT conditions.
  • Will perform ENT procedures, such as fiberoptic scope exams, drainage abscesses, control of epistaxis, ear exams, biopsies, tracheostomy care and tracheostomy tube changes, etc.
  • Provide patient services under the direct supervision and responsibility of the supervising staff physicians.
  • Responsible for evaluating patients in a private practice setting, obtaining relevant medical history, performing a thorough ENT exam, ordering appropriate imaging, interpreting tests and developing care plans in collaboration with supervising physicians.
  • Reviews and revises treatment and therapy plans as needed.
  • Administers medications and/or refills according to practice and formulary protocols or upon patient-specific orders from the supervising physician, both orally and in writing on a patients’ records.
  • Orders and collects specimens for routine laboratory tests.
  • Orders appropriate imaging or ancillary services as indicated.
  • Initiates and coordinates patient referrals to other physicians, clinics, and healthcare facilities and community resources.
  • Performs clinical procedures that have been approved by supervising physician without the presence of a supervising physician within established scope of practice guidelines.
  • Completes all medical record documentation as required. Proficient with EMR systems.
  • Ability to build rapport with patients and adapt to new environments.
  • Answers patient messages, calls, and triages.
  • Ensures compliance with legal, regulatory, and clinical policies and procedures.
  • All other duties as assigned by Physician or Practice Administrator.

Qualifications and Certifications:

  • Graduate of a Physician Assistant Program accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant, Inc.
  • Current unencumbered licensure as a Physician Assistant in the State of Connecticut required.
  • Must be board certified from the National Commission of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) at the time of hire and maintain certification throughout employment with Align ENT & Allergy.
  • Current AHA BLS.
  • The physician assistant must be registered with the United States Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) for scheduled II-V Controlled Substances if prescribing controlled substances.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong leadership qualities

Supervision:

Supervision is provided by attending physician in the Clinic, Service or Department. The supervising physician has continuing responsibility to follow the progress of the patient and to ensure that the physician assistant does not function autonomously and is responsible for all medical services provided by a Physician Assistant under his or her supervision.

Benefits

  • Competitive pay
  • Health insurance
  • 401k
  • PTO
  • CME reimbursement