Carilion Clinic PA in Fairfield, Virginia
M-F, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Carilion Family Medicine- Fairfield has a full time Physician Assistant opportunity available. The PA will assist physicians and other nursing personnel in the delivery of primary health care and patient care. Monday- Friday; 8am-5pm. Inspiring Better Health at Carilion Clinic Every day at Carilion Clinic, our employees come together to inspire better health in our patients, their families and our communities. Explore how you can be a part of this diverse, innovative and interdisciplinary patient-centered team, and find out how you can make a difference in the lives of others. As an employee, you can take advantage of our competitive pay, various scheduling options, continuing education opportunities and excellent benefits. The Physician Assistant is a member of a collaborative health care team whose advanced knowledge and skills qualify her/him to function as a primary health care provider. This collaborative role includes responsibility for determining the patient's health and medical status by taking a health history, performing physical exams, initiating screening and diagnostic procedures, providing health maintenance services, and management of pregnancy, minor trauma, acute illnesses, and stable chronic illness. Consults with physician, as appropriate, keeping the physician informed of needs and problems related to patient care. Minimum Qualifications Required:Education: Graduate of an Accredited School Physician Assistant program required. Licensure,certification, and/or registration: Current Virginia State Licensed Physician Assistant (PA) and DEA license required, or must be eligible to obtain. AHA BLS-HCP certification required. Advanced Life Support certification preferred. Other Minimum Qualifications: Eligible for prescriptive authority in accordance with State regulations and as authorized by the Virginia Boards of Medicine. Capable of meeting credentialing or job function requirements as needed based on the requirements of the practice and of managed care payors and insurers. Qualifies for malpractice insurance and is accepted by Carilion Clinic's malpractice insurance carrier. Able to work collaboratively with physicians and other health care providers. Demonstrates good written and oral communication skills. Computer literacy required for automated computer systems, including electronic medical records. Service Excellence and Quality are hallmarks of Carilion Clinic. As a team member, you will be expected to consistently deliver the best in care and customer service. As an employee, you will demonstrate respect, dignity, kindness and empathy in each encounter with our patients, families, visitors and with each other. Carilion Clinic is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.