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Physician Assistant

Company: Patient Care Medical Group, PC
Location: Cherry Hill
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Job Description:

Family Practice/Primary Care opening in Cherry Hill, New Jersey. This and other physician assistant jobs brought to you by DocCafe

Position Title: Physician Assistant
Department: Medical Services
Reports to: Medical Director
Created by: Corporate Medical Director
Category: Exempt
Status: Pending HR Review
Created on: 12/19/2019
Last Revised: March 2022

Position Summary:


  • Opportunity: provide appropriate care to high-risk, medically vulnerable patients, often suffering from multiple chronic conditions, when and where they need it. This patient-centric, continuous care model delivers clinical, economic, and human benefits.
  • Mission: Patient Care Medical Group seeks to understand a patient's physical, emotional, and social conditions to provide patient specific care with the goal of achieving an optimal level of success.
  • Solution: Facilitation of timely interventions when chronic conditions worsen and preempting avoidable emergency department visits and hospitalizations, alleviating social stressors that contribute to poor health, and comforting patients by giving them loving care and letting them know they are not alone.
  • Market Focus: Acute Discharges, Skilled Nursing facilities, Community/Home Care Patients


    Essential Functions:


    • NPs in skilled nursing facilities and/or acting in Cardiac Program lead position will participate in facility rounds
    • NPs in skilled nursing facilities , providing Gap care visits, acting as, and/or treating patient in home who PCMG is not the Primary Care or attending physician evaluate and discuss with staff physicians and PCPs as necessary
    • Review any abnormal vitals and labs and make recommendations and/or notify the attending physician.
    • Facility providers Review assigned new admissions and their orders.
    • Participate in readmission review meetings and provide a summary of all PCMG acute discharges using the acute discharge worksheet and will review PCMG patients weekly with IDT (interdisciplinary team)
    • Functions independently to perform age-appropriate history and physical for complex acute, critical, and chronically ill patients
    • Orders and interprets diagnostic and therapeutic tests relative to patient's age-specific needs
    • Prescribes appropriate pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic treatment modalities
    • Implements interventions to support the patient to regain or maintain physiologic stability, including but not limited to serving in the first assisting role or working with PCP
    • Monitors the effectiveness of interventions
    • Facilitates the patient's transition within and between health care settings, e.g. admitting, transferring, and discharging patients
    • Collaborates with multidisciplinary team members by making appropriate referrals
    • Facilitates staff, patient and family decision making by providing educational tools



      Experience and Education:

      • NP Degree from a College or University and two years related experience and/or training.


        Physical Requirements:

        • Standing (1/3-2/3), walking (over 1/3-2/3), using hands to finger, handle or feel (over 2/3), reach with hands and arms (over 1/3), climb and balance (under 1/3), stoop, kneel (1/2-2/3), talk or hear (1/2-2/3), smell (under 1/3). Lifting up to 10 pounds (over 2/3), Up to 25 pounds (1/3-2/3); Up to 50 pounds (under 1/3)



          VALUABLE FINAL PRODUCTS

          • Discharges

            • # of d/c; LOS


            • Mortality

              • Expected mortality (%)
              • Inpatient mortality (%)
              • O/E


              • Re-Admissions (%)

                • 30 day all-cause
                • 7-day unplanned


                • Perfect care (%)

                  • VTE prophlyaxis
                  • SCIP


                  • Indicators

                    • Postop VTE
                    • CLABSI


                    • # of visits/rounds per week
                    • Fall rates
                    • Adverse events
                    • Catheter-associated UTI rates
                    • Pressure ulcer incidence
                    • Postsurgical glycemic control
                    • Vascular catheter-associated infection
                    • Patient satisfaction rates
                    • APRN-led CHF

                      • Rates of patient follow-up; ED and hospital readmission rates


                      • Patient-reported experience of care measures

                        • Symptoms with APRN cardiac surgery f/u.
                        • Communication w/ nurses; physicians
                        • Response time
                        • Pain management
                        • Communication/education about medicines
                        • D/C information


                        • Smoking cessation

Keywords: Patient Care Medical Group, PC, Cherry Hill , Physician Assistant, Healthcare , Cherry Hill, New Jersey

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