Physician Assistant

Recruiter
Midstate Radiology Associates, L.L.C.
Location
Meriden
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Sep 19, 2017
Closes
Oct 17, 2017
Industry
Education
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Description

NP/PA - Interventional Radiology
Job Description:
I. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Evaluates and treats patients with acute, chronic complaints and health maintenance concerns
  • Obtains complete histories and performs pertinent physical exams with assessment of normal and abnormal findings on new and return patients
  • Performs or requests and evaluates diagnostic studies
  • Administers, orders, furnishes and/or prescribes medications
  • Orders and collects specimens for routine laboratory tests, screening procedures and therapeutic procedures, including blood and blood products
  • Orders physical therapy, occupational therapy, respiratory therapy, radiology examinations and nursing services
  • Performs designated procedures after demonstrated competency
  • Obtains informed consent
  • Initiates arrangements for hospital admissions and discharges
  • Effectively communicates and interacts with patients, families, staff and members of the community from diverse backgrounds
  • Recognizes situations which require the immediate attention of a physician, and initiates life-saving procedures when necessary
  • Facilitates the coordination of inpatient and outpatient care and services
  • Facilitates collaboration between providers and coordination of community resources
  • Provides and coordinates patient teaching and counseling.

Qualificiations:

  • Education

o Physician Assistant (PA):

Bachelor's degree or above from an accredited college or university.
Graduate of a PA program accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant, Inc.

o Nurse Practitioner (NP):
Master's or doctoral degree in nursing from an accredited college or university
Graduate of an NP program accredited by the National League of Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC) or the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).

  • Licensure/Certification

o Physician Assistant (PA):

Licensure as a Physician Assistant (PA)
Certification as a Physician Assistant (PA) by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA)
Certification in Basic Life Support (BLS) from the American Heart Association (AHA)
An individual Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) license issued by the United States DEA for Schedule II-V controlled substances, required only if prescribing controlled substances to outpatients

o Nurse Practitioner (NP):
Licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN)
Certification as a Nurse Practitioner (NP)
National Board Certification as a Nurse Practitioner (NP) from an agency accredited by the American Board of Nursing Specialties (ABNS).
Certification in Basic Life Support (BLS) from the American Heart Association (AHA).
Furnishing license issued by the Board of Registered Nursing (BRN), required only if furnishing medications
An individual Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) license issued by the United States DEA for Schedule II-V controlled substances, required only if prescribing controlled substances to outpatients.

Company Description Founded by John Burbank in 1955, Midstate Radiology Associates, LLC quickly expanded from its original location on West Main Street in Meriden, CT, to include branch offices in Cheshire and Wallingford, CT, by 1958.

Today Midstate Radiology Associates, LLC is a leading provider of diagnostic imaging services to communities in Meriden, Wallingford, and Cheshire, Connecticut, as well as MidState Medical Center and Masonic Healthcare Center. Our staff of Board-Certified Radiologists, APRNs, fully-licensed and certified technologists, and registered nurses are dedicated to providing patients and physicians with the highest quality care and diagnostic medical imaging services including General Radiography, Fluoroscopy, CT Scan, Open MRI, Ultrasound, Nuclear Medicine, DEXA (Osteoporosis studies), Mammography, and Special Procedures.