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Department: 38016510 Mercy Trauma Services
Shift: Day/Night (United States of America)
Hours: 20
Contract: Non-Union
Weekend Rotation: Other
Job Profile Summary: Provides help with all aspects of patient care, including diagnosis, treatments and consultations as part of a Physician/Physician Assistant team. You will have the ability to first assist in the OR, work within a Specialty Care team in both inpatient and outpatient situations and can perform independently or as part of the treatment team ensuring continuity of patient care in all settings. You will serve as an educator, case manager, consultant to staff and multidisciplinary health care team.
Job Description:

Principle Responsibilities

  • Completes comprehensive patient assessments.
  • Determines diagnosis and treatment of illness.
  • Orders and interprets medical diagnostics in tandem with attending physician.
  • Prescribes medications, treatments, therapy and medical equipment.
  • Conducts patient education when working to manage chronic illness or wellness care.
  • Refers for specialty care when determined.
  • Consults with physician when patient needs outside of Physician Assistant scope of practice, diagnosis or treatment plan is unclear.

Job Requirements

  • Master’s degree Completion of accredited Physician Assistant program required
  • 2 to 5 years post Physician Assistant training strongly preferred.
  • Licensed Physician Assistant – MN Board of Medical Practice required upon hire
  • ACLS-BLS Tier 2 – Multisource required within 180 Days of employment
  • Certification as Physician Assistant – NCCPA National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants upon hire required
  • Must obtain ATLS required within 180 Days of employment
  • Drug Enforcement Administration upon hire required

Physical Demands Medium Work*: Lifting weight Up to 32 lbs. occasionally (*Allina Safe Patient Moving Policy), Up to 25 lbs. frequently

Additional Job Description:

  • Weekend Rotation: Every 3rd
  • 10 hr shifts
  • Day & night shifts
  • Ability to first assist in OR