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Physician Assistant - Cardiac ICU

Company: University of Mississippi Medical Center
Location: Jackson
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Job Description:

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Job Category:

Academics (Non-Faculty Only)


Advanced Practice Providers


Main Campus Jackson

Job Title:

Physician Assistant - Cardiac ICU

Job Summary:

To provide healthcare services under the supervision of a physician. To perform physicals, administer treatment, evaluate, diagnose, treat, and counsel patients under the supervision of a physician. To perform job duties in accordance with the medical center's purpose.

Education & Experience

Must graduate from an approved physician assistant program within 90 days and obtain PANCE Certification by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants, (NCCPA) and licensure by the Mississippi State Board of Medical Licensure prior to hire.

Certifications, Licenses or Registration Required: PANCE Certification by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants and licensure by the Mississippi State Board of Medical Licensure prior to hire date.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Knowledge of the information and techniques needed to diagnose and treat human injuries, diseases, and deformities. Verbal and written communications skills. Interpersonal skills to interact with patients, family members, and staff.

Ability to educate patients and family members as to the nature of the disease/injury, proper care and treatment and preventative health care. Ability to observe, assess and record symptoms, reactions, and progress.


* Conducts complex, standardized patient care procedures; evaluates patient's medical complaints and provides appropriate treatment.
* Obtains, compiles and records patient medical data to include health history, progress notes, treatment procedures, and results of physical examination.
* Orders and interprets diagnostic tests such as x-ray, electrocardiogram, and laboratory tests.
* Prescribes therapy and medications according to treatment plan. Provides guidance and instruction to patients and families regarding disease processes, therapies, outcomes, and preventative health care.
* Practices safety, environmental, and/or infection control methods.
* Serves on at least one hospital or medical center committee, task force, or project team to improve patient care or work area. Demonstrates core standards of exceptional customer service.
* Inserts Foley or Cudae Catheter into urinary bladder and/or removing catheter. Performs endotracheal intubation. Performs biopsies of superficial lesions.
* Administers, monitors, or maintains local anesthesia. Changes central venous catheter over guide wire. Performs emergency insertion of chest tubes under direct supervision of physician.
* Performs insertion of arterial lines in the operating room suite, emergency room, or intensive care unit. Performs removal of chest tubes.
* Performs removal of intra-aortic balloon pump, Swan-Ganz catheter and performs vein artery harvesting as part of cardiovascular surgery using open or endoscopic technique.
* The duties listed are general in nature and are examples of the duties and responsibilities performed and are not meant to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Management retains the right to add or change duties at any time.

Physical and Environmental Demands

Requires frequent exposure to unpleasant or disagreeable physical environment such as high noise level and exposure to heat and cold, constant handling or working with potentially dangerous equipment, frequent exposure to biohazardous conditions such as risk of radiation exposure, blood borne pathogens, fumes or airborne particles, and/or toxic or caustic chemicals which mandate attention to safety considerations, frequent working hours significantly beyond regularly scheduled hours, occasional travelling to offsite locations, occasional activities subject to significant volume changes of a seasonal/clinical nature, constant work produced subject to precise measures of quantity and quality, occasional bending, occasional lifting and carrying more than 100 pounds, occasional crawling, frequent crouching/stooping, occasional driving, occasional kneeling, frequent pushing/pulling, occasional reaching, occasional sitting, constant standing, occasional twisting, and frequent walking. (occasional-up to 20%, frequent-from 21% to 50%, constant-51% or more)

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Full time

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Keywords: University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson , Physician Assistant - Cardiac ICU, Healthcare , Jackson, Mississippi

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