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Physician Assistant or CRNP, Staff, UPMC Somerset, Occupational Health, Limited Casual (Somerset, PA)

  • Job ID: 837980953
  • Status: Casual
  • Regular/Temporary: Limited
  • Hours: Limited Casual, Staffing Support
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: SOM00-UPMC Somerset
  • Department: Occupational Medicine
  • Location: 126 East Church St, Somerset PA 15501
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $0 / hour

Description

See what being an Advanced Practice Provider can do for UPMC and what UPMC can do for Advanced Practice Providers – it’s more than just a job! 

UPMC Somerset, Occupational Health is hiring a limited casual Physician Assistant or CRNP to support our diversified services to include Occ Medicine, new hire physicals, military exams, DOT exams, work comp injuries, mine workers safety exams (black lung).  The schedule will offer Monday-Friday options, 7:30a-4p with no call or weekends.  The primary role is outpatient office.  Experience preferences include occupational medicine, urgent care, emergency, or family.  

What Can You Bring to UPMC?
• Contribute to UPMC’s mission of Life Changing Medicine
• Set the standards for the level and quality of care for the care delivery team
• Provide patient care activities for a group of patients and their families through the application of independent judgment, communication and collaboration with all team members.
• Establish and maintain collaborative relationships with physicians, other health care providers, patients and their families, to achieve desired patient outcomes throughout the continuum of care.
• Demonstrate a commitment to the community and to your health care profession

What UPMC Can Do for You:
• A career path that provides you with the right experience to be successful in the position you want to obtain now and, in the future
• Health and welfare benefits like medical, vision, dental, and life and disability, and an exceptional retirement program
• Work life balance to help manage other importance aspects of your life such as: PTO, wellness programs, paid parental leave
• Competitive pay for the work that you do – base pay, merit, and premium pay

Purpose:
Under the supervision of a surgeon, the Physician Assistant provides diagnostic, therapeutic, andpreventive health care services to patients. Obtains medical histories, examines patients, orders andinterprets tests, and orders treatments. Assists surgeon as first or second assistant in OperatingRoom. Provides pre and post op care to patients as needed and monitors progress during hospitalstay. Serves as a physician extender by gathering the data necessary to implement the surgeon'stherapeutic plan. In the role of patient advocate, the Physician Assistant is a confidant, advisor andliaison between patients and physicians.

Responsibilities:

  • Accepts patients and assesses their condition to determine proper handling andspecial requirements. Explains and prepares the patient for exam. Reviews patientcharts to ensure the proper examination and diagnostic result is obtained. Relies onextensive knowledge of anatomy and physiology and effects of disease processes toproperly and safely preform the procedure for maximum diagnostic yield.
  • Communicates effectively and appropriately. Uses good judgment as to what tocommunicate to whom as well as the best way to get that accomplished. Speaks in aclear and credible manner, selecting the right tone for the situation and audience.Listens to others and allows them to make their point.
  • Possesses sufficient job skills and knowledge to perform the job in a competentmanner. Is able to demonstrate skills and knowledge in day-to-day situations.Demonstrates technical competencies, standards, and skills; and the ability to applyin day-to-day situations.
  • Treats self development and professional growth as a life-long pursuit. Keeps abreastof new healthcare technology and practices via professional organizations,professional journals, conferences, continuing education opportunities and othermeans. Applies new knowledge in the work setting and shares new learning withother employees.
  • Demonstrates that s/he is an effective team player who adds complementary skillsand contributes valuable ideas, opinions and feedback. Communicates in an openand candid manner and can be counted upon to fulfill any commitments made toothers on the team.

The successful candidate will be placed according to years and months of experience for employment purposes.  

This position is dependent upon successful attainment and maintenance of hospital privileges, if applicable to the Business Unit practice. 

Qualifications

See what being an Advanced Practice Provider can do for UPMC and what UPMC can do for Advanced Practice Providers – it’s more than just a job! 

UPMC Somerset, Occupational Health is hiring a limited casual Physician Assistant or CRNP to support our diversified services to include Occ Medicine, new hire physicals, military exams, DOT exams, work comp injuries, mine workers safety exams (black lung).  The schedule will offer Monday-Friday options, 7:30a-4p with no call or weekends.  The primary role is outpatient office.  Experience preferences include occupational medicine, urgent care, emergency, or family.  

What Can You Bring to UPMC?
• Contribute to UPMC’s mission of Life Changing Medicine
• Set the standards for the level and quality of care for the care delivery team
• Provide patient care activities for a group of patients and their families through the application of independent judgment, communication and collaboration with all team members.
• Establish and maintain collaborative relationships with physicians, other health care providers, patients and their families, to achieve desired patient outcomes throughout the continuum of care.
• Demonstrate a commitment to the community and to your health care profession

What UPMC Can Do for You:
• A career path that provides you with the right experience to be successful in the position you want to obtain now and, in the future
• Health and welfare benefits like medical, vision, dental, and life and disability, and an exceptional retirement program
• Work life balance to help manage other importance aspects of your life such as: PTO, wellness programs, paid parental leave
• Competitive pay for the work that you do – base pay, merit, and premium pay

Purpose:
Under the supervision of a surgeon, the Physician Assistant provides diagnostic, therapeutic, andpreventive health care services to patients. Obtains medical histories, examines patients, orders andinterprets tests, and orders treatments. Assists surgeon as first or second assistant in OperatingRoom. Provides pre and post op care to patients as needed and monitors progress during hospitalstay. Serves as a physician extender by gathering the data necessary to implement the surgeon'stherapeutic plan. In the role of patient advocate, the Physician Assistant is a confidant, advisor andliaison between patients and physicians.

Responsibilities:

  • Accepts patients and assesses their condition to determine proper handling andspecial requirements. Explains and prepares the patient for exam. Reviews patientcharts to ensure the proper examination and diagnostic result is obtained. Relies onextensive knowledge of anatomy and physiology and effects of disease processes toproperly and safely preform the procedure for maximum diagnostic yield.
  • Communicates effectively and appropriately. Uses good judgment as to what tocommunicate to whom as well as the best way to get that accomplished. Speaks in aclear and credible manner, selecting the right tone for the situation and audience.Listens to others and allows them to make their point.
  • Possesses sufficient job skills and knowledge to perform the job in a competentmanner. Is able to demonstrate skills and knowledge in day-to-day situations.Demonstrates technical competencies, standards, and skills; and the ability to applyin day-to-day situations.
  • Treats self development and professional growth as a life-long pursuit. Keeps abreastof new healthcare technology and practices via professional organizations,professional journals, conferences, continuing education opportunities and othermeans. Applies new knowledge in the work setting and shares new learning withother employees.
  • Demonstrates that s/he is an effective team player who adds complementary skillsand contributes valuable ideas, opinions and feedback. Communicates in an openand candid manner and can be counted upon to fulfill any commitments made toothers on the team.

The successful candidate will be placed according to years and months of experience for employment purposes.  

This position is dependent upon successful attainment and maintenance of hospital privileges, if applicable to the Business Unit practice. 

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