Newcareers South Boston , VA 24592
TITLE: Physician Assistant-Surgery area
Location: South Boston, Virginia
Are you interested in making a difference in patient care?
Are you looking for a facility that is interested in candidates that want to grow professionally but have not been given the opportunity?
Would you like to work in a facility that is midsized(250 beds) and can offer small town living with all the amenities within an hour of 2 larger cities?
Then this could be an opportunity for you.
This position is for the Surgery area and the Physician Assistant would be responsible for providing medical services to patients of the Physician Practices.
Such medical services may include history and physical exams, evaluation of specific illnesses and/or injuries, and planning for the effective treatment of diseases or injuries, both chronic and acute.
Subject to approval from the VA Board of Pharmacy and under the supervision of the medical directors, prescribe medications allowed by the state for their scope of practice.
Perform other services that have traditionally been reserved to physicians.
Graduate of a Physicians Assistant Program, accredited by a credentialing center recognized by the Board of Health Sciences, i.e. American Nurses Credentialing Center or the American Academy of Physicians Assistants.
Masters level preparation preferred.
A minimum of 1-2 years experience as a Physicians Assistant with experience in primary care or Surgery is preferred.
Currently licensed as a Physicians Assistant in the state of Virginia or eligible to obtain.
Must have a current Controlled Substance Registration Certificate and American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS.
The hospital is 250 beds.
The position is open due to expanding services.
The Physician Assistant will round in the hospital and do consults and occasionally assist in surgery if needed.
There is three physicians in the practice.
Compensation is based on experience and the facility offers full benefits and a relocation/sign-on package as well.