Physician Assistant, Pre-Surgical Evaluation (Per Diem)
Company: UMASS Memorial Medical Center
Posted on: July 13, 2019
At UMass Memorial Health Care, Everyone is a Caregiver regardless
of title. Exceptional patient care, academic excellence and
leading-edge research make UMass Memorial the premier health care
system of Central and Western Massachusetts, and a place where we
can help you build the career you deserve. We are more than 14,000
employees, working together as one health care system. And
everyone, in their own unique way, plays an important part,
everyday.Requisition #: 193076
Title: Physician Assistant
Department: Presurgical Evaluation
Posting Date: May 14, 2019
Hours: As Needed
Shift: 10 hours
Location: UMass Memorial Medical Center – Memorial CampusPosition
Conducts comprehensive health assessments, demonstrating a high
level of autonomy and expert skill in the diagnosis and treatment
of complex responses of individual, families, and communities to
actual or potential health problems. Formulates clinical decisions
to manage acute and chronic illnesses and promote wellness.
Integrates education, research and management, leadership and
consultation into clinical role and functions in collegial
relationships with nursing peers, physicians, professionals and
others who influence the health care environment. Provides health
care in accordance with standards of practice as delineated by
state practice guidelines and national board certification
Masters or doctoral degree with current Massachusetts license
registration required. Graduate of approved Nurse Practitioner
program with certification, and 3–5 years of experience
- Provides diagnostic and assessment services. Secures a health
history from patient and/or family, records findings, and evaluates
them. Performs a complete in–depth physical examination.
Orders/performs pertinent diagnostic tests based on age and
- Analyzes data collected to determine health status and identify
differential diagnoses based on history, physical exam, and
- Partners with physicians regarding proposed plan of care.
Formulates this plan of care with the patient.
- Manages therapeutic regime as outlined by established protocols
for patients with acute illnesses. (Protocols are guidelines
concerning patient care that are established between the physician
and nurse practitioner. The guidelines outline subjective and
objective findings, treatment plan and follow–up). Reassesses and
modifies plan as necessary to achieve medical and health goals.
Confers with physician for clinical direction as outlined by
- Documents patient care outcomes to determine effectiveness of
plan of care. Communicates outcomes with physician.
Standards of Respect:
We're striving to make respect a part of everything we do at UMass
Memorial – for our patients and for each other. We're expecting
that our new caregivers practice our six Standards of Respect:
Acknowledge, Listen, Communicate, Be Responsive, Be a Team Player,
and Be Kind, to help us make respect a part of how we take care of
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