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Requisition Number 16-0106
Post Date 6/2/2016
Title Physician Assistant - Pain Management
City Gilbert
State AZ
Description

The CORE Institute delivers integrated, comprehensive musculoskeletal and neurological care. The CORE Institute is built upon a foundation of pioneering research, academics, community service, and a passion for excellence in patient care. The CORE Institute has locations in Arizona, Michigan, and Louisiana, with clinics planned to open in other states, as well as overseas, in the near future. The organization continues to be a leader in payor-reform initiatives, and it is at the forefront of systems-based quality programs which drive value and improve the quality of patient care.

The CORE Institute's fellowship-trained physicians provide specialized care in the areas of surgical, non-surgical and rehabilitative hip, knee, shoulder, elbow and ankle procedures, joint replacement, sports medicine, arthroscopy, fracture management, orthopedic traumatology, hand and wrist procedures, complex articular cartilage restoration, musculoskeletal oncology, foot and ankle reconstruction, physical medicine and rehabilitation, comprehensive spine care, pain management, clinical neurophysiology, epilepsy, headache and facial pain, neuromuscular medicine, spine and peripheral nerve disease, clinical neuroimmunology, multiple sclerosis, and general neurology care.

if you would like to be part of a dedicated, dynamic healthcare team in a challenging, rewarding environment, this is the place for you!

As The CORE Institute continues to grow, we are currently seeking a full-time Physician Assistant to join our team of professionals.

General Statement of Duties:

Responsible for providing medical care as delegated by the physician.

Essential Functions:

    Assesses patient health status including state of wellness, compliance with care plan and determines appropriate diagnostic and therapeutic procedures.

    Provides acute and chronic patient care including taking histories, doing physicals, monitoring therapies, giving injections and medications, suturing wounds.

    Triages patient calls and evaluates patient problems.

    Responds to emergencies including the use of CPR.

    Documents patient information and care provided in patient record and maintains patient statistics.

    Educates patients and families as appropriate. Provides continuity of care.

    Assists the physicians with surgeries in the operating room.

    Participates in rounds at the hospital and responds to patient calls received after hours and on weekends.

    Consults with other staff as necessary.

    Maintains patient confidentiality.
The job holder must demonstrate current competencies for job position.

Requirements Education:

    BA/BS, MS preferred. Graduate of AMA accredited physician assistant program.
Experience:

    Minimum of one year experience as a physician assistant in a clinic or hospital. Experience is orthopedic pain management is preferred.
Requirements:

    Current AZ state PA license, certified by National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants, current CPR certification.
Knowledge:

    Knowledge of acute and chronic protocols, administration of medications, delivering physical care following treatment plan.

    Knowledge of how to assess patient health and measure/record physiologic and growth indices.

    Knowledge of health promotion principles and techniques and patient learning measurements.
Skills:

    Skill in gathering and analyzing physiological, socioeconomic and emotional patient data.

    Skill in accurately evaluating patient problems in person or via phone and providing appropriate advice, intervention or referral.

    Skill in evaluating and revising care plan based on patient changes.
Abilities:

    Ability to make responsible decisions within the scope of dependent medical practitioner.

    Ability to develop health education programs and materials.

    Ability to work collaboratively with all members of the health care team.

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