Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner - St. George, UT

February 26, 2019

Position
PA/NP

Organization
Southwest Utah Community Health Center

Location
25 N. 100 E., Ste 102, St. George, UT 84770

Job Description

Description:
The Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner will provide health care services to patients under the direction and responsible supervision of a Physician. PAs/NPs are academically and clinically trained to perform many of the routines but time-consuming tasks that physicians usually do, and are accountable for their own actions as well as being accountable to their supervising physicians.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Examines patient, takes medical history, records results, and makes preliminary diagnosis or decides on follow-up procedures.
  • Administers or orders diagnostic tests such as Xrays, electrocardiograms, and blood work, and interprets test results.
  • Performs therapeutic procedures, such as immunizations, injections, suturing and wound care, and managing infection.
  • Exercises professional judgment regarding consultation with supervising physicians concerning appropriate treatment.
  • Develops and implements patient care plans, instructs and counsels patients, and records progress.
  • Prescribes medications to the extent allowable by state guidelines and clinic regulations.
  • Provides general health education regarding matters such as proper diet, family planning, emotional problems of daily living, and health maintenance.
  • Assists physician, as required, for emergency treatment and more complex procedures.

Qualification 

Requirements

  • Completion of a four-year accredited Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner baccalaureate program and a year of clinical training, OR
  • Completion of a two-year accredited Physician Assistant program (which, in turn, requires two years of undergraduate study) plus two years of clinical training following completion of PA program.
  • State accreditation based on certifying exam. Continued employment requires 100 hours of continuing medical education every two years and passing a re-certification examination every 6 years.
  • Demonstrated competencies in dealing with all age groups including neonates, infants, children, adolescents, adults, and geriatric patients.

Schedule
Full-time

Salary
$82,000 - $95,000

Apply
Please apply at https://recruiting.paylocity.com/recruiting/jobs/Details/92656/SOUTHWEST-UTAH-COMMUNITY-HEALTH-CENTER/Physician-AssistantNurse-Practitioner