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Atlantic Health System is Seeking a Per Diem Physician Assistant for Gastroenterology in Summit, New Jersey

Atlantic Health System, one of New Jersey’s largest non-profit healthcare systems, is seeking a Physician Assistant (PA) to join Atlantic Medical Group GI at Summit. As a PA supporting Gastroenterology at Overlook Medical Center, you will provide patient care, diagnose conditions, and conduct diagnostic tests and procedures in an inpatient setting. The PA will collaborate closely with the gastroenterology team, coordinate care with other providers, and maintain high-quality patient care. This is a per diem position offering weekend shifts (Saturday and Sunday), and the occasional weekday shift contingent on department needs. There is an opportunity for more shifts if requested.

Responsibilities

  • Advocate for patients, family members, and nursing personnel
  • Support policy and services that advocate for patient rights and optimal environments of healthcare
  • Develop plans of care and implementation of treatment
  • Perform evidence-based interventions consistent with patient/family needs
  • Evaluate effectiveness of interventions for resolution or preventing patient care problems
  • Document appropriately in the medical record; discharge summaries for distribution to collaborating and referring physicians
  • Manage and assist to meet health education needs of patient and families
  • Initiate consultation and referrals to appropriate specialty providers when indicated
  • Collaborate with other disciplines in consultation, teaching, management, and research activities to improve outcomes in nursing practice and enhance the healthcare environment
  • Prioritize daily tasks and assignments
  • Identify and recommend opportunities for improvement to ensure patient safety and quality outcomes
  • Engage in critical analysis of own practice experience and the medical literature for the purposes of self and practice improvement
  • Pursue and participate in formal and independent learning activities to enhance knowledge, clinical competency, and professional development

Benefits

  • Competitive hourly wage
  • Comprehensive Malpractice Policy
  • Outstanding growth & mentorship opportunities

Please apply to learn more about this opportunity.

  • Graduated from an accredited Physician Assistant program
  • Must be licensed or eligible for licensure in New Jersey
  • ACLS and BLS certification required
  • New graduates are encouraged to apply
  • 1-2 years’ experience in GI or other medical subspeciality is preferred
  • Strong work ethic and a team player who can work independently

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At Atlantic Health System, our promise to our communities is that anyone who enters anyone of our facilities, receive the highest quality care delivered at the right time, at the right place, and at the right cost. That commitment is also echoed in the respect, development and opportunities we give to our more than 18,000 team members. Headquartered in Morristown, New Jersey, we are one of the leading non-profit health care systems in the state, and committed to creating a Trusted Network of Caring®. Our facilities and sites of care include:

  • Morristown Medical Center, Morristown, NJ
  • Overlook Medical Center, Summit NJ
  • Newton Medical Center, Newton, NJ
  • Chilton Medical Center, Pompton Plains, NJ
  • Hackettstown Medical Center, Hackettstown, NJ
  • Goryeb Children’s Hospital, Morriston NJ
  • Atlantic Rehabilitation
  • Atlantic Home Care and Hospice

We also have more than 900 community-based healthcare providers affiliated through Atlantic Medical Group. We are part of Atlantic Accountable Care Organization, one of the largest ACOs in the nation, and are a member of AllSpire Health Partners.
We receiver awards and recognitions for what we provide to our patients, team members and communities. Below are just a few of our accolades:

  • 100 Best Companies to Work For ® and FORTUNE® magazine (13 years in a row)
  • Best Places to Work in Healthcare – Modern Healthcare
  • 150 Top Places to work in Healthcare – Becker’s Healthcare
  • 100 Accountable Care Organizations to Know – Becker’s Hospital Review
  • Best Employers for Workers over 50 – AARP
  • Gold-Level “Well Workplace”: Wellness Council of America (WELCOA)
  • CEO Cancer Gold Standard ™
  • One of the 100 Best Workplaces for Millennials” Great Place to Work® and FORTUNE® magazine
  • One of the 20 Best Workplaces in Health Care: Great Place to Work® and FORTUNE® magazine
  • Security 500: Security Magazine
  • Official Health Care Partner of the New York Jets
  • NJ Sustainable Business

Named one of America’s 50 Best Hospitals in 2021 by Healthgrades, a 2021 World’s Best Hospital by Newsweek and recognized as a Best Regional Hospital in the NY Metro area by U.S. News & World Report for the eleventh consecutive year.
Our Atlantic Neuroscience Institute is the region’s leader in neuroscience care. A hub for the New Jersey Stroke Network, we offer a broad range of advanced neurological, neurosurgical and neurodiagnostic services. We are also certified as a Level IV Epilepsy Center and home to the Gerald J. Glasser Brain Tumor Center, where more brain tumor surgeries are performed than anywhere else in New Jersey. Our CyberKnife® program is the largest and most experienced in the state. We also have a satellite emergency department in Union, NJ, which treats about 40,000 emergency cases each year.
Committed to providing exceptional care, Overlook Medical Center has achieved the prestigious Magnet® recognition. This designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center is the highest national honor for nursing excellence. What’s more, Overlook Medical Center has advanced certification from The Joint Commission for perinatal care and is designated an Advanced Comprehensive Stroke Center. Additional Joint Commission-certified services include behavioral health care, spine surgery, wound care, and primary care medical home (PCMH).

EEO STATEMENT

Atlantic Health System, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer and federal contractor or subcontractor and therefore abides by applicable laws to protect applicants and employees from discrimination in hiring, promotion, discharge, pay, fringe benefits, job training, classification, referral, and other aspects of employment, on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, citizenship status, disability, age, genetics, or veteran status.