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Physician Asst - GI

Company: Ascension Health
Location: Birmingham
Posted on: June 8, 2024

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  • Specialty: Gastroenterology, Physician Assistant
  • Schedule:7am -5pm Monday through Friday, rotating weekend coverage
  • Call Schedule: Rotating first call for nights during week with other APPs
  • Practice Detail: Joining our group of GI Hospitalists with Ascension Medical Group
  • EMR System: Cerner/ One chart
  • Facility:Ascension St. Vincent's Birmingham
  • Location: Birmingham, AlabamaBenefits Paid time off (PTO) Various health insurance options & wellness plans Retirement benefits including employer match plans Long-term & short-term disability Employee assistance programs (EAP) Parental leave & adoption assistance Tuition reimbursement Ways to give back to your community*Please note, benefits and benefits eligibility can vary by position, exclusions may apply for some roles (for example: Travel, PRN, Short-Term Option, etc.). Actual compensation offer will vary based upon role, education, experience, location, and qualifications. Connect with your Talent Advisor for additional specifics.Responsibilities Ascension St. Vincent's Birmingham is looking for a Physician Assistant for our GI Hospitalist Group.This is a great opportunity for the right candidate to partner with Ascension St. Vincent's to provide medical services to patients.Position Highlights:
  • Big city metro amenities at their finest
  • Outdoor recreation & excellent culture, live music, performing arts & fine dining options
  • Beautiful state parks & water recreation
  • Wonderful school systems and major universities
  • Benefits offered for full time positionsResponsibilities:Full time hours weekly to support the Physicians as neededHandles all Consults, ER Consults during the day and works closely with GI hospitalist to provide medical care.Covers nighttime call as first call.Obtains patient history and performs assessment via observation, interview and examination. Orders, performs and interprets diagnostic studies. Performs preventative health assessments, screening, immunizations and patient care.Provides direct treatment and management of health conditions via referral to other healthcare providers or community resources.Counsels and educates patients and their families/caregivers concerning preventative health, treatment options and community resources.Documents delivery of health care and nursing processes in accordance with specific specialty area standards and network nursing policy.Evaluates and treats patients with appropriate medical diagnostic and treatment skills.Requirements Licensure/Certification/Registration:Required Credential(s):Licensed Physician Assistant credentialed from the Alabama Board of Medical Examiners obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.One or more of the following:Advanced Life Support credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 12 Months (1 year) of hire date or job transfer date.BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 1 Month (30 days) of hire date or job transfer date.Preferred Credential(s):Orthopedic Physician Assistant credentialed from the Alabama Board of Medical Examiners.Education:Graduate of accredited Physician Assistant program.Master's degree preferred.Why Join Our Team Ascension St. Vincent's employs over 4,800 associates and has been serving Birmingham and surrounding communities for more than 122 years. As an associate, you will find rewarding career opportunities at one of our five hospitals and several other healthcare facilities including an outpatient wellness facility that offers medical, imaging, fitness, nutrition and spa services.Ascension is a leading non-profit, faith-based national health system made up of over 134,000 associates and 2,600 sites of care, including more than 140 hospitals and 40 senior living communities in 19 states.Our Mission, Vision and Values encompass everything we do at Ascension. Every associate is empowered to give back, volunteer and make a positive impact in their community. Ascension careers are more than jobs; they are opportunities to enhance your life and the lives of the people around you.Equal Employment Opportunity Employer Ascension will provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all associates and applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, gender, sexual orientation, gender identification or expression, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, genetic information, carrier status or any other legally protected status or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.For further information, view the poster or poster.As a military friendly organization, Ascension promotes career flexibility and offers many benefits to help support the well-being of our military families, spouses, veterans and reservists. Our associates are empowered to apply their military experience and unique perspective to their civilian career with Ascension.Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.E-Verify Statement This employer participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more information.

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