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Benefits

  • 403(b)
  • 403(b) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance
  • Wellness program
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Full Job Description

You’ll want to join Billings Clinic for our outstanding quality of care, exciting environment, interesting cases from a vast geography, advanced technology and educational opportunities. We are in the top 1% of hospitals internationally for receiving Magnet® Recognition consecutively since 2006.

And you’ll want to stay at Billings Clinic for the amazing teamwork, caring atmosphere, and a culture that values kindness, safety and courage. This is an incredible place to learn and grow. Billings, Montana, is a friendly, college community in the Rocky Mountains with great schools and abundant family activities. Amazing outdoor recreation is just minutes from home. Four seasons of sunshine! You can make a difference here.

About Us Billings Clinic is a community-owned, not-for-profit, Physician-led health system based in Billings with more than 4,700 employees, including over 550 physicians and non-physician providers. Our integrated organization consists of a multi-specialty group practice and a 304-bed hospital. Learn more about Billings Clinic (our organization, history, mission, leadership and regional locations) and how we are recognized nationally for our exceptional quality. Your Benefits We provide a comprehensive and competitive benefits package to all full-time employees (minimum of 24 hours/week), including Medical, Dental, Vision, 403(b) Retirement Plan with employer matching, Defined Contribution Pension Plan, Paid Time Off, employee wellness program, and much more.

Magnet: Commitment to Nursing Excellence Billings Clinic is proud to be recognized for nursing excellence as a Magnet®-designated organization, joining only 97 other organizations worldwide that have achieved this honor four times. The re-designation process happens every four years.

Pre-Employment Requirements All new employees must complete several pre-employment requirements prior to starting.

Physician Assistant – Cardiac Surgery Per Diem
CARDIAC SURGERY (BILLINGS CLINIC CLINIC)
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Shift: Varies
Employment Status: Per Diem
Hours per Pay Period: 0.01 = per diem (Exempt)
Starting Wage DOE
Under clinical supervision of a physician and direct supervision of the Manager/Director, the Physician Assistant provides general medical care, treatment and health care services to patients within the scope of their licensure and expertise level of the supervising physician.
Essential Job Functions

  • Supports and models behaviors consistent with the mission and philosophy of Billings Clinic and department/service.
  • Examines patients and performs comprehensive physical examination, compiles patient medical data including health history and results of physical examination.
  • Administers or orders diagnostic tests, such as x-ray, laboratory, and other ancillary services as appropriate and differentiates between normal and abnormal information contained in the test results. (Patient Care, Testing Diagnostic Tests)
  • Performs therapeutic procedures, such as injections, immunizations, suturing, wound care and managing infections within the scope of their licensure and the expertise level of the supervising physician. (Patient Care, Procedures, Midlevel Scope of Practice)
  • Formulates diagnosis of medical problem, develops, implements and monitors patient care plans, records progress notes and assists in the provision of continuity of care; conferring with the supervising physician as necessary and/or appropriate. (Patient Care, Treatment plan, Patient Care Plan)
  • Instructs and counsels patients and families regarding compliance with prescribed therapeutic regimens. (Education, Patient, Educates Patient)
  • Refers patients to other health care providers and appropriate sources of care as necessary.
  • Participates in on-call rotations and off hour rounding as it pertains to the specific department. (working condition)
  • Identifies needs and sets goals for own growth and development; meets all mandatory organizational and departmental requirements; acquires knowledge and skills essential to incorporating into practice proven new evaluation/treatment modalities.
  • Utilizes performance improvement principles to assess and improve quality; participates in the continued program development and marketing of service line.
  • Maintains competency in all organizational, departmental and outside agency environmental, employee or patient safety standards relevant to job performance.
  • Performs other duties as assigned or needed to meet the needs of the department/organization.
Minimum Qualifications
Education

  • Graduate of an accredited physician assistant program
  • Current National Commission on Certification of Physicians Assistants (NCCPA) Board Certification/License as Physician Assistant
  • Approved to practice as a physician assistant in Montana or Wyoming by Board of Medical Examiners
  • Additional unit specific requirements are listed above

Certifications and Licenses

  • Healthcare Provider CPR Certification; additional CPR certifications may be required depending on the patient population and/or service area

Billings Clinic is Montana’s largest health system serving Montana, Wyoming and the western Dakotas. A not-for-profit organization led by a physician CEO, the health system is governed by a board of community members, nurses and physicians. Billings Clinic includes an integrated multi-specialty group practice, tertiary care hospital and trauma center, based in Billings, Montana. Learn more at www.billingsclinic.com/aboutus

Billings Clinic is committed to being an inclusive and welcoming employer, that strives to be kind, safe, and courageous in all we do. As an equal opportunity employer, our policies and processes are designed to achieve fair and equitable treatment of all employees and job applicants. All employees and job applicants will be provided the same treatment in all aspects of the employment relationship, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy, marital status, national origin, age, genetic information, military status, and/or disability. To ensure we provide an accessible candidate experience for prospective employees, please let us know if you need any accommodations during the recruitment process.