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Physician Assistant - PA - Emergency Department

SCL Health System Miles City, MT

Job Description

Physician Assistant - PA - Emergency Department-16004393 

HRH is a 25 bed critical access hospital located in Miles City, MT with an attached clinic and long term care facility in a community of 9,000/ with a total service area that includes 40,000.  

o Catholic nonprofit facility

o TJC accredited, participate in HCAHPS and CMS initiatives

  • Service a 13 county region
  • Largest hospital between Billings, MT and Dickinson, ND (>300 miles
  • Broad scope of services
  • Full service radiology w/onsite radiologist (CT, MRI, U/S, 3D Tomography, Nuclear Med, Dexa Scan), lab, respiratory therapy, cardiac & pulmonary rehab, and therapy services
  • Service lines: family and internal medicine, pediatrics, OB/GYN, audiology, long term care, hospice, and palliative care 
  • Surgical services: GYN, general surgery, orthopedics, ophthalmology, visiting ENT

Practice environment

  •  Approximately 5000 ED visits annually

  •  Regional hub for receiving critically ill/injured patients

  •  HRH has walk-in care 7 days per week to increase access to care and appropriate use of ED services

    Resources available

  •  24/7 Hospitalist coverage for inpatient/observation admissions

  •  Call coverage support:  Radiologist, OB/GYN, Peds, General Surgery, CRNA

  •  e-Emergency telemedicine to support emergency department providers if needed

  •  Telemedicine line to pediatric intensivist 
  • Sign on bonus, relocation and other incentives available for this position!


    This position may provide both primary and specialty medical services. Provides evaluation and direct patient care that promotes achievement/maintenance of optimal health. Participates as a member of the health care team and as directed by the medical staff to meet patient needs and provide continuity of care.
    Responsible for assessing and attending to the spiritual needs of patients, their families, and employees, particularly in times of spiritual distress brought on by life threatening or life altering medical diagnoses and procedures.
    Serves the patient and family by assisting in resolution of bioethical concerns, and may be asked to assist in matters such as securing family permission for organ transplantation, or providing a religious perspective on withdrawing life support systems.
    As a service to the hospital staff, spiritual counseling and support is offered through group work, religious services, hospital celebrations, and other methods.
    Represents the hospital to the broader religious community and the surrounding areas.
    Performs other related duties as directed in order to support the achievement of established goals and objectives.


    The information above is for summary purposes, and is not intended to be a comprehensive list of essential functions. 

    1. Licensed as a Physician Assistant-Certified by MT State Board of Medical Examiners.
    2. Prescriptive Authority by MT State board of Medical Examiners and DEA license.
    3. BLS/ACLS certification w/in 6 mos of employment and kept current after that.
    4. PALS certification w/in 1 year of hire
    5. One (1) year of experience in a setting serving the same age/type of patient population served by this facility or department, preferred   


    : Holy Rosary Healthcare Clinic, Miles City, MT

    Primary Location

    : MT-Miles City
    Department: HRH PSO-ER Physicians


    : Full-time


    : Variable Shift

    Job Posting

    : Sep 28, 2017, 4:17:23 PM
    FTE: .9

     Advanced Practice Providers


    : L'Dene McAvoy

    Job Details

    Date Posted May 13, 2018
    Date Closes June 12, 2018
    Requisition 16004393
    Located In Miles city, MT
    SOC Category 00-0000.00