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Physician Assistant ED Casual - Emergency Physicians

at Nebraska Methodist College

Posted: 5/29/2019
Job Status: Part Time,Contract/Temporary
Job Reference #: 229983
Keywords: office

Job Description

Req Number:

Methodist Womens Hospital

Located at:
Omaha, NE

Work at :
0128 - Methodist Women's Hospital - 707 N 190 Plz -Elkhorn,

Emergency Physicians


Rotating Shift

Hours Per Week:

Starting Hourly Rate:

Contact Information:
  • Contact: Leslie Shook

Job Details:
    • Purpose of Job
      • Under the supervision of a physician provide medical care to patients and performs minor surgical procedures according to the approved privilege list.
    • Job Requirements
      • Education
        • Must be a graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant program.

      • Experience
        • N/A

      • License/Certifications
        • Maintain current American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification required.
        • Maintain current American Heart Association Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification required.
        • Maintain current American Heart Association Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Certification required.
        • Current, valid, and maintained Physician Assistant (PA) license in the state working without restrictions.
        • Must stay current with Continuing Medical Education (CME) requirements to maintain PA (Physician Assistant) licensure.

      • Skills/Knowledge/Abilities
        • Skilled in promoting positive relations when interacting with patients or other customers.
    • Physical Requirements
      • Weight Demands
        • Medium Work - Exerting up to 50 pounds of force.

      • Physical Activity
        • Occasionally Performed (1%-33%):
          • Climbing
          • Crawling
          • Kneeling
          • Sitting
        • Frequently Performed (34%-66%):
          • Balancing
          • Carrying
          • Crouching
          • Distinguish colors
          • Keyboarding/typing
          • Lifting
          • Pulling/Pushing
          • Repetitive Motions
          • Standing
          • Stooping/bending
          • Twisting
          • Walking
        • Constantly Performed (67%-100%):
          • Fingering/Touching
          • Grasping
          • Hearing
          • Reaching
          • Seeing/Visual
          • Speaking/talking

      • Job Hazards
        • Not Related:
          • Explosives (pressurized gas)
          • Electrical Shock/Static
          • Radiation Alpha, Beta and Gamma (particles such as X-ray, Cat Scan, Gamma Knife, etc)
          • Radiation Non-Ionizing (Ultraviolet, visible light, infrared and microwaves that causes injuries to tissue or thermal or photochemical means)
        • Rare (1-33%):
          • Chemical agents (Toxic, Corrosive, Flammable, Latex)
          • Mechanical moving parts/vibrations
        • Occasionally (34%-66%):
          • Biological agents (primary air born and blood born viruses) (Jobs with Patient contact) (BBF)
          • Physical hazards (noise, temperature, lighting, wet floors, outdoors, sharps) (more than ordinary office environment)
          • Equipment/Machinery/Tools
    • Essential Job Functions
      • Essential Functions I

        • Promotes positive relations when interacting with patients, visitors, families, physicians, customers and co-workers.
          • Greet, smiles and makes eye contact. Introduces self by name.
          • Volunteers to help co-workers and other employees.
          • Addresses patients and others by surname.
          • Responds quickly to patients and/or other peoples' needs.
          • Knows and demonstrates 6 step customer complaint management process.

        • Under the supervision of a physician provide medical care to patients and performs minor surgical procedures according to the approved privilege list.
          • Perform physical examinations, suture simple lacerations, treat abrasions and burns, order and/or perform diagnostic tests, and document findings as appropriate.

        • Develops and communicates treatment plan to patients.
          • Formulates diagnostic impressions based on medical findings, consultation with patient and their family, and supervising physician as appropriate. Communicates and implements treatment plan and diagnosis to patient.

        • Consults with supervising physician as necessary.
          • Refer complex patient situations to the supervising physician.

        • As assigned, performs face to face evaluation within 1 hour of notification for behavior health restraint need and approves reorders telephonically.
          • Duties must be performed within scope of practice and time frame set by the Medical Director.

      • Essential Functions II

        • Participates in mandatory in-services and/or CE programs as mandated by policies and procedures/external agencies and as directed by management.

        • Follows and understands the mission, vision, core values, Employee Standards of Behavior and company policies/procedures.

        • Other duties as assigned.