Showe and Associates LLC
Executive Recruiting Services for the Managed Healthcare Industry

Physician Assistant-Surgery

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Location
South Boston, VA, VA
Salary
$105,000 - $115,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Date
Oct 08, 2018
Job ID
2631535

TITLE: Physician Assistant-Surgery area
Location: South Boston, Virginia

Are you interested in making a difference in patient care?
Are you looking for a facility that is interested in candidates that want to grow professionally but have not been given the opportunity?
Would you like to work in a facility that is mid-sized(250 beds) and can offer small town living with all the amenities within an hour of 2 larger cities?
Then this could be an opportunity for you.

Description:
This position is for the Surgery area and the Physician Assistant would be responsible for providing medical services to patients of the Physician Practices.
Such medical services may include history and physical exams, evaluation of specific illnesses and/or injuries, and planning for the effective treatment of diseases or injuries, both chronic and acute.
Subject to approval from the VA Board of Pharmacy and under the supervision of the medical directors, prescribe medications allowed by the state for their scope of practice.
Perform other services that have traditionally been reserved to physicians.

Qualifications:
Graduate of a Physician’s Assistant Program, accredited by a credentialing center recognized by the Board of Health Sciences, i.e. American Nurses’ Credentialing Center or the American Academy of Physician’s Assistants.
Master’s level preparation preferred.
A minimum of 1-2 years experience as a Physician’s Assistant with experience in primary care or Surgery is preferred.
Currently licensed as a Physician’s Assistant in the state of Virginia or eligible to obtain.
Must have a current Controlled Substance Registration Certificate and American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS.

Additional info:
The hospital is 250 beds.
The position is open due to expanding services.
The Physician Assistant will round in the hospital and do consults and occasionally assist in surgery if needed.
There is three physicians in the practice.

Compensation is based on experience and the facility offers full benefits and a relocation/sign-on package as well.