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SSM Health Physician Assistant - Women's Health/ObGyn - Fenton MO in Fenton, Missouri

It's more than a career, it's a calling

MO-SSM Health St Clare

Worker Type:

Regular

Job Highlights:

Physician Assistant - Women's Health - Fenton MO

  • Full Time

  • Join Busy ObGyn practice

  • 3 providers in group

  • Mon - Fri Clinic 8a-5p

  • Limited procedure availability

  • Prefer 1 yr experience in Women's Health

  • Competitive Compensation

  • Comprehensive Benefits

SSM Health Medical Group

As a member of SSM Health Medical Group, you will benefit from our physician-led organization with more than 65 locations throughout the service area. We offer our physicians the opportunity to manage the care of their own patients and provide appropriate treatment in a collegial, supportive environment. Additionally, our physicians enjoy an exceptional work/life balance via our flexible schedules, favorable call schedule and generous time-off plans.

SSM Health St. Clare Hospital opened in Fenton, MO in 2009 as the first new hospital in St. Louis in 35 years. St. Clare is a full-service, 154-bed state-of-the-art hospital, designed to provide exceptional, patient-centered care. St. Clare Hospital serves the needs of a rapidly expanding population in southwest St. Louis County. The beautiful campus includes:

  • Level 1 Stroke Center

  • Heart and vascular Care

  • Neurosciences

  • Cancer care

  • Breast Center

  • Sleep Services

  • Mother and Baby Services

  • Ambulatory Surgery Center

  • Outpatient procedure and diagnostic centers

  • Physician Practices on Campus

Fenton, Missouri is located 20 minutes southwest of downtown St. Louis, offers the highest level of services with:

  • A thriving business community

  • Modern infrastructure

  • Access to major highways

  • Convenient shopping

  • Exceptional Educational Opportunities in the Rockwood and Lindbergh School Districts

  • 350+ acres of parks and public spaces including River Chase Recreation Center, 9 miles of bike/pedestrian paths, soccer fields, and baseball and softball diamonds

Job Summary:

Under the direction of the Supervising Physician(s) and in association with hospital/clinical staff, assists in the delivery of quality medical care.

Job Responsibilities and Requirements:

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Attends initially to a patient in any setting to obtain a personal medical history, perform an appropriate physical examination, and record and present pertinent data concerning the patient, including all screenings and diagnostics, in a manner meaningful to the supervising physician.

  • Performs, or assists in performing, routine diagnostic studies as appropriate for the specific practice setting.

  • Performs routine therapeutic procedures, including, but not limited to; injections immunizations; suturing and care of wounds; application and removal of splints or cast; and oral medications.

  • Instructs and counsels patients on physical and mental health, including diet, disease, normal growth and development.

  • Depending upon specialty of practice, assists the physicians in the hospital by making patient rounds, recording patient progress notes, compiling and recording discharge summaries, and accurately writing and executing orders under the supervision of a physician and with physician co-signature as required.

  • Reflecting specialty of practice, abides by the bylaws, advanced practice provider guidelines, and other hospital regulations concerning clinical privileges, rules of conduct, parking regulations, and no solicitation. Does not participate in any activity that is not approved by hospital credentialing. Adheres to policies on “physician extenders” and “supervision of advanced practice providers in the hospital setting."

  • Assists in the delivery of medical care to the patient by reviewing and monitoring treatment and the therapy plans.

  • Performs independently evaluative and treatment procedures necessary to provide an appropriate response to life-threatening emergency situation.

  • Facilitates referral of patients to other appropriate community health care facilities, agencies, and resources.

  • Issues written prescriptions orders for drugs under the supervision of the physician.

  • Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION

  • Graduate of a nationally accredited Physician Assistant (PA) program

  • Certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) through successful completion of the Physician Assistant National Certifying Exam (PANCE)

  • Current PA licensure in appropriate state

EXPERIENCE

  • One year healthcare experience

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Constant use of speech to share information through oral communication.

  • Constant standing and walking.

  • Frequent lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 0-25 lbs.

  • Frequent sitting, reaching and keyboard use/data entry.

  • Frequent use of vision and depth perception for distances near (20 inches or less) and far (20 feet or more) and to identify and distinguish colors.

  • Frequent use of smell to detect/recognize odors.

  • Frequent use of hearing to receive oral communication, distinguish body sounds and/or hear alarms, malfunctioning machinery, etc.

  • Occasional lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 25-50 lbs.

  • Occasional lifting/moving of patients.

  • Occasional bending, stooping, kneeling, squatting, twisting, gripping and repetitive foot/leg and hand/arm movements.

  • Occasional driving.

  • Rare crawling and running.

REQUIRED PROFESSIONAL LICENSE AND/OR CERTIFICATIONS

State of Work Location: Illinois

  • Physician Assistant in Medicine, Licensed - Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR)

State of Work Location: Missouri

  • Physician Assistant - Missouri Division of Professional Registration

State of Work Location: Oklahoma

  • Acknowledgement of receipt of application for Physician Assistant - Oklahoma Medical Board

  • Or

  • Physician Assistant - Oklahoma Medical Board

State of Work Location: Wisconsin

  • Physician Assistant - Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services

Work Shift:

Day Shift (United States of America)

Job Type:

Employee

Department:

7260000125 St. Clare OB/GYN

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

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