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Physician Assistant

Posted on Aug 10, 2019 by Legacy Health

Portland, OR 97209
Health Care
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time

If you deliver a dose of compassion to every patient you see, you may be an ideal addition to the Legacy community. You'll provide medical and surgical services within an assigned clinic, forging relationships with staff and delivering expert care to patients. Every aspect of your work will reflect the Legacy mission of making life better for others.

This position is located at Legacy Emanuel in the Neurosurgery Clinic.

Legacy Medical Group is made up of more than 50 primary care clinics and specialty practices plus doctors who specifically care for hospitalized patients. We have more than 800 care providers in Legacy Medical Group. The result is that anywhere you get care in the Legacy system, you have access to a range of specialists.

Legacy Emanuel Medical Center in North Portland plays a vital role as a local and regional leader in serious clinical illness or injury. With around-the-clock expertise for critical health issues, including experts in trauma, heart care, burns, significant wounds, stroke, brain surgery and more, Legacy Emanuel is central to the health of our community and critical to the care of the Northwest.



Responsibilities

Under the direction of the Physician Assistant's Supervising Physician or Designated Agent, provides medical and surgical services to patients of the assigned clinic. Ability to make responsible decisions within the scope of practice as a dependent medical practitioner.



Qualifications

Education: Requires Bachelor's degree and successful completion of a physician assistant program accredited by any of the following accrediting bodies:

  • Committee on Allied Health, Education Accreditation of the American Medical Association (CAHEA);
  • Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP);
  • Accreditation Review Commission on the Education of the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA).

Experience:

Requires experience in direct patient management, in the surgical subspecialty of vascular, neurosurgery or orthopedic surgery (depending on assignment). Surgical assisting experience required. Knowledge of acute and chronic disease states, administration and prescription of medications, and delivering physical care following treatment plan.

LEGACY'S VALUES IN ACTION:

Follows guidelines set forth in Legacy's Values in Action.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disabled

Job ID: 19-8522

Reference: 743752383

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