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RWJBarnabas Health Physician Assistant Nocturnist -Medicine-FT (nights) in Jersey City, New Jersey

Physician Assistant Nocturnist -Medicine-FT (nights)Req #:28504

Category:Physician Assistant

Status:Full-Time

Shift:Night

Facility:Jersey City Medical Center

Location:

Dept. Of Medicine, 355 Grand Street, Jersey City, NJ 07302

DESCRIPTION:

7 Days ON / 7 Days OFF

The physician assistant provides medical care and treatment to patients on medical-surgical and telemetry units. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, taking a detailed history, performing physical examinations and discussing preventive health measures. Ordering, interpreting, and evaluating diagnostic tests to identify and assess patient s clinical illnesses and health care needs. Collaborate with physicians and other health care professionals to prepare comprehensive patient care plans. Prescribe medication or other forms of treatment such as physical therapy, respiratory therapy, or related therapeutic procedures. Prepare inter-professional discharge plans, document discharge summaries and communicate with the patients care team across the continuum including the Primary Care Physicians on records. Refer patients to specialists for consultation when needed and assist with discharge planning.

REQUIREMENTS:

Licensed physician assistant in the state or New Jersey. ACLS certified. Inpatient experience preferred.

We are committed to High Reliability and consistent demonstration of our Safety Together behaviors and tools:

S - Speak up for Safety

A - Accurately communicate

F - Focus on the task

E - Exercise and accept a questioning attitude

T - Thoughtfully interact

Y - You and Me Together

RWJBarnabas Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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