Yale New Haven Health System

  • PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT- OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND WELLNESS

    Job Locations US-CT-Groton
    Job ID
    65602
    Department
    OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH
    Category
    ADVANCED PRACTITIONERS/PA/NP
    Position Type
    Casual/Per Diem Non-Benefits Eligible
    Work Schedule
    AS NEEDED
    Work Days
    MON - FRI
    Work Hours
    8AM - 4:30PM
    Work Shift
    NA
    Requisition ID
    2018-18843
  • Overview

    PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT - OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH - PER DIEM/CASUAL - GROTON, CT 

    The primary function of Physician Assistant (PA) is to provide comprehensive care to patients in collaboration with physicians. Each PA has a designated supervising physician. Exemplifies behaviors reflecting Service Excellence and support of the Strategic Dimensions by modeling the Core Success Factors as described in the Performance Review.

     

    To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values—integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion—must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.

     

    For more information please contact Natasha Bell at natasha.bell@ynhh.org or 203-502-6515.


    EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran

    Responsibilities

    • 1. Clinical Practice:
      • 1.1 Assists in the care of assigned patients, ensuring safe and efficient care.
    • 2. Education
      • 2.1 Identifies information needs of team members, patients and families. Provides related teaching and education to unit nurses and PA students.
    • 3. Patient Safety
      • 3.1 Immediately reports any concerns about patient safety to manager and/or Adminstration.
    • 4. Operations
      • 4.1 Follows all NEMG policies and procedures.

    Qualifications

    EDUCATION

     

    Graduation from an accredited Physician Associate program required. Certified as a Physician Associate by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Associates. Both hold a valid Connecticut medical license, Connecticut Controlled Substance Registration and Federal Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) Certification. Knowledge of WC, care of injured workers, occupational medicine, FMCSA certification preferred.  

     

    EXPERIENCE

     

    One (1) to two (2) years caring for patients preferred.  

     

    SPECIAL SKILLS

     

    Excellent clinical, interpersonal and organizational skills. Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.

     

    PHYSICAL DEMAND

     

    MMR is required. Varivax (chicken pox vaccine) or evidence of prior chicken pox is required. Hepatitis B (or signed declination) is required for those with potential exposure to blood/body fluids. Tdap and influenza vaccination are strongly encouraged.

     

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