Center City, Philadelphia, PA
Under the direction of physician, conducts patient assessments and manages a range of complex patient health and wellness issues. Performs minor office procedures, physical examinations and records health history. Orders appropriate laboratory and radiographic tests. Pariticpates in patient visits, writes progress notes, conducts patient education, writes prescriptions, overses office infusion therapies, and implements and monitors patient care plans.
- Assists physician with management of patients
- Coordinates medical aspects of Executive Health program
- Performs minor office procedures related to medication therapies
- Completes and documents H&Ps
- Orders studies as appropriate
- Interacts with co-workers, visitors, and other staff consistent with the values of Jefferson.
OTHER FUNCTIONS AND COMPETENCIES:
- Participates in daily rounds
- Writes progress notes, conducts education
- Writes prescriptions
- Prepares discharge summaries
- Other duties as assigned
Requires Master’s Degree of Health Sciences for Physician Assistants or related.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, AND REGISTRATION:
Requires Certified Physician’s Assistant, requires PA state license
Must have at least 3 years experience as a Physician Assistant
Jefferson Health delivers state of the art healthcare services to patients throughout the Delaware Valley and southern New Jersey. Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) provides more than 8,400 full and part-time students from nearly 40 states and 40 countries with 21st century professional education. Combined, we have over 30,000 employees.
Jefferson Health, with 14 hospitals (seven are Magnet designated by the ANCC for nursing excellence) and 40+ outpatient and urgent care locations, offers a broad range of primary and complex, highly specialized care that touches the lives of more than four million patients annually. U.S. News & World Report has ranked Thomas Jefferson University Hospital among the nation’s best in eight specialties. Jefferson Health also includes the NCI designated Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center; it is one of only 70 such centers in the nation.
Thomas Jefferson University has ten colleges and three schools that offer more than 160 undergraduate and graduate programs. Our University is dedicated to inter-professional and transdisciplinary approaches to learning that offer a vibrant and expandable platform for professional education. Through this unique model, we are preparing our students for current and yet to be imagined careers.
As an employer, Jefferson maintains a commitment to provide equal access to employment. Jefferson values diversity and encourages applications from women, members of minority groups, LGBTQ individuals, disabled individuals, and veterans.