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Physician Assistant ED Casual

Methodist Health System Omaha, NE
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Job Description

  • 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.

Job Details

Date Posted October 3, 2017
Date Closes December 2, 2017
Requisition 6420
Located In Omaha, NE
Work At Methodist Women's Hospital
Department Emergency Physicians
Shift Rotating
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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