Job Description Details:
According to established protocols, conducts clinical assessment of the patients health care status and needs and provides patient care to facilitate desired patient outcomes.
Under the direction of the physician provides professional care in patient care areas.
Assist with consultation and follow-up on a routine and structured basis.
Assists with medical decision making, data gathering, order entry, timely documentation and in transition of care.
Assists with reassessments, acute visits, clinics, test monitoring, patient follow up and medical management.
Functions as a role model for all staff members
Experience, Skills &Education:
Completion of a program that is approved by the Florida Board of Medicine and national certification (NCCPA)
Two years of relevant experience in a program equivalent to that offered by Holy Cross Hospital
Compassion and understanding with patients consistent with Holy Cross Standard of Excellence principles
Maintain continuing education relative to practice
Maintain competence as a Physician Assistant
Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 22 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.
Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.
Trinity Health is one of the largest multi-institutional Catholic health care delivery systems in the nation, serving diverse communities that include more than 30 million people across 22 states. Trinity Health includes 94 hospitals, as well as 109 continuing care locations that include PACE programs, senior living facilities, and home care and hospice services. Its continuing care programs provide nearly 2.5 million visits annually.
Based in Livonia, Mich., and with annual operating revenues of $17.6 billion and assets of $24.7 billion, the organization returns $1.1 billion to its communities annually in the form of charity care and other community benefit programs. Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues, including 7,800 employed physicians and clinicians.
Committed to those who are poor and underserved in its communities, Trinity Health is known for its focus on the country's aging population. As a single, unified ministry, the organization is the innovator of Senior Emergency Departments, the largest not-for-profit provider of home health care services - ranked by number of visits - in the nation, as well as the nation's leading provider of PACE (Program of All Inclusive Care for the Elderly) based on the number of available programs. For more information, visit www.trinity-health.org . You can also follow @TrinityHealthMI on Twitter.
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