To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values-integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion - must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.
Evaluates, treats, and makes disposition of patients who present to the Emergency Department, utilizing state of the art standards; with additional teaching and administrative duties.
Responsibilities: 1. Evaluates, treats, and makes disposition of patients who present to the Emergency Dept. 1.1. Takes appropriate history and performs physical examination relative to patient complaints and accesses patient record if available and appropriate as determined by periodic chart review. 1.2. Obtains only appropriate ancillary radiographic or laboratory studies according to department standards as determined by periodic chart review. 1.3. Advises patient of evaluation and arranges for appropriate treatment of problem according to department standards as determined by periodic chart review and patient outcome. 1.4. Advises patient specifically when follow-up is indicated as as determined by chart review. 1.5. Performs all activities in patient assessment in a caring and professional manner as determined by colleagues and patient feedback and supervisory observation. 2. Prepares appropriate patient records as mandated by JCAHO. 2.1. Prepares a patient medical record prior to patient discharge which contains appropriate history and physical findings relative to complaint as determined by chart review. 2.2. Prepares a medical record which contains results of tests, when available, as determined by chart review. 2.3. Prepares a medical record which summarizes assessment, diagnosis, and outlines treatment program and disposition as determined by chart review. 2.4. Prepares a medical record which has clearly states legible instructions for the patient as determined by chart review. 3. Participates in department Quality Assurance program. 3.1. Assists in determining what aspects of emergency care need to be reviewed as determined by observation. 3.2. Assists in collection and analysis of data collected as required and observed by ER physician. 3.3. Incorporates findings of Q. A. activity in self improvement when indicated as determined by observation and re-evaluation. 4. Participates in Hospital medical education program. 4.1. Effectively teaches by discussion and example, physicians, medical students, P.A.'sand EMT's assigned to Emergency Department for educational purposes. 4.2. Presents cases of special teaching values appropriate as observed by supervisor. 4.3. Assists chairman in the evaluation of trainees as requested and observed by supervisor. 5. Contributes to the efficient management of the Emergency Dept. 5.1. Participates actively by discussion and implementation of programs to improve overall departmental function as observed by supervisor. 5.2. Maintains good working relationships with colleagues, allied health professionals and attendings as indicated by staff feedback and supervisory observation. 6. Participates in active continuous medical education. 6.1. Acquires at least 50 hours of CME's each year as indicated by review of file. 6.2. Participates in departmental educational activity, journal club, brings new medical detail to others attention, etc. as observed by supervisor. 7. Actively participates in pre-hospital Emergency Medical system. 7.1. Gives medical direction appropriately, following established protocols as observed by supervisor. 7.2. Furnishes appropriate and timely feedback to EMS personnel as observed by supervisor. 7.3. Remedies appropriately and timely deviations from standards as observed by supervisor. 7.4. Participates in teaching EMS personnel as requested and observed by supervisor.
Completion of a four-year accredited physician assistant baccalaureate program and a year of, clinical training, State accreditation based on medical education every two years and passing a recertification examination every six years.certifying exam. Continued employment requires 100 hours of continuing medical education every two years and passing a recertification examination every six years.
Previous Emergency Room experience preferred.