Assesses, plans and provides patient care under the supervision of a physician. Examines patient, performs comprehensive physical examinations, and compiles patient medical data, including health history and results of physical examination. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is required. Typically reports to a physician. May require a master's degree and must be a graduate of an accredited physician assistant program. Must meet any state requirements pertaining to a physician assistant. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field.
Must have graduated from a Physician Assistant training program accredited by the Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation. Must have certification by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) and must maintain current BLS, ACLS, and PALS certification.
Frequently exposed to blood and/or body fluids or potentially infective materials. Requires constant hearing, speaking, vision and repetitive hand movement. Requires attention to detail despite frequent interruptions.
Grandview Medical Center, a 372-bed regional referral center and tertiary-care facility, is located in Birmingham, AL., and is accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO). Grandview Medical Center offers programs and services in all medical and surgical areas, including Cardiology, Oncology, Neurology, Women's Health, Mental Health, Digestive Diseases, Orthopedics, Physical Medicine and Rehab, Sports Medicine and Emergency Care. There are more than 600 physicians on the Grandview medical staff representing 30 specialties and subspecialties. The hospital has been named an accredited program for Metabolic and Bariatric surgery by ASMBS & ACS as well as an accredited chest pain center. Grandview Medical Center provides equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment regardless of any individual s race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, citizenship, military status, disability, genetic information or any other protected class status in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.