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Physician Assistant

Frontline National
Published
July 6, 2020
Location
Trenton, New Jersey
Category
Careers  
Job Type

Description

Frontline National is currently seeking a Physician Assistant for upcoming opportunities near Trenton, NJ.  Please apply online or contact a Recruiter, at 513-528-7823 to learn more about this great opportunity!

Frontline National, LLC, founded in 2004, is a nationally-renowned staffing firm dedicated to identifying and placing superior candidates who possess the qualification, energy, and talent to match the high standards of client's expectations.

Frontline National is an SBA certified 8(a), Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) firm, headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio. Frontline National is dedicated to providing superior customer service to our clients and candidates. We have a proven track record and marketplace expertise to successfully recruit and place professionals on a National scale.

Frontline National is also proud to announce its participation in the Department of Defense Military Spouse Employment Partnership. By joining the Military Spouse Employment Partnership, Frontline National is becoming part of an even larger collective effort to support military spouse employment.

Place of Performance 

  • 87th Medical Group at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst

Job Duties, including but not limited to:

  • Works as a primary health care provider in an outpatient setting. Manages, interdependently, the care of patients within established protocols approved by the credentials committee.
  • Provides urgent and non-urgent care for adult patients of all ages. Obtains a health history from the patient and records findings. Performs and/or requests special screening tests, requests laboratory tests and x-rays and uses the results in assessing the patient's medical problems. Identifies and manages specific illnesses. Develops, implements, and evaluates the treatment plans. Makes judgments about the use of medications and treatment, prescribing appropriate medications and treatments based on protocols. Obtains physician consultation when appropriate. Provides advice and/or screens patients by telephone and in person to determine nature and urgency of their problems.
  • Assumes continuing responsibility for informing patients about implications to health status, treatment, prognosis through counseling and health teaching. Assesses and interprets patients' needs to medical and/or nursing staff and other members of the health team. Coordinates inpatient/outpatient aspects of patient care.
  • Assesses for patient ability to perform duties per regulations and policy.
  • Develops and provides health promotional services. Provides leadership and teaching capacity for other health care workers
  • Assesses the physical and psychological health status of patients through health and developmental history-taking and physical examination IAW established protocols.
  • Discriminates between normal and abnormal findings on the physical assessment and laboratory screening.
  • Evaluates the assessment data in order to make prospective decisions regarding care and treatment in collaboration with physicians and other health team members.
  • Assesses need and institutes emergency life-saving procedures in order to stabilize a patient until arrival of a physician
  • Develops and provides individual/group patient health teaching as appropriate on topics related to health promotion. Provides teaching support and provides health care to community projects (wellness clinics) by participating in the evaluation of health care and needs of patients. Provides health supervision and guidance to individuals whose health status may require continued monitoring.
  • Prescribes a variety of medications to patients based on the MTF formula, using professional knowledge of healthcare principles, practices, processes and established medical guidelines as approved by the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee. Provides counseling and instructions on the use, application, side effects and adverse reactions of medication
  • Documents in the patients record (manually and/or electronically) all observations, plans, treatments, teaching and other important findings. Participates in ongoing quality assurance, risk management, patient safety, peer review and other mandated programs as established by regulatory and local guidance. Serves as an adviser/member of committees as directed.

Education:

  • Be a graduate Physician Assistant qualified by the academic and practical education to provide patient services as a physician extender under the supervision of a Physician.
  • Be a graduate of a Physician Assistant Training Program accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA), or its predecessors, and acceptable to the Surgeon General, USAF, is mandatory.

 License/Certification and Training:

  • Board Certification as a Physician Assistant by the National Committee on Certification Physician Assistant (NCCPA) is required.
  • Must maintain a full, valid, unrestricted, and current license.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certificate by American Red Cross or American Heart Association.
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Certifications are highly recommended but not required.

Experience:

  • A minimum of one full year of work experience as a certified physician assistant equivalent to the next lower grade level and completion of an accredited physician assistant educational program is required.    

Security:

  • National Background
  • Must be US Citizen
  • Must have reliable transportation to and from work site

Schedule:

  • Monday- Friday
  • 40 hours per week, flexible schedule
  • No Federal Holidays
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