Physician Assistant - Specialty Practice - Velocity Care Westlake

Hardy, VA, US, 24101

Employment Status:  Full time
Shift:  Variable Hours
Facility:  VelocityCare - Westlake
Requisition Number:  144756

How You’ll Help Transform Healthcare:

Velocity Care provides walk-in medical services for non-life threatening illnesses and injuries.  Hours of operation are Monday- Sunday, 8 a.m.- 8 p.m. Position is for the Westlake region. Other VC sites in other regions may be required as needed for business and patient care needs. Schedule flexibility required. EOW and rotating holidays required.  A combination of 12/10/8 hour shifts will be required for this exempt full time position. Weekend/Evening/Holiday coverage will be required. Urgent Care experience highly desired. Emergency or other ambulatory experience preferred.  Successful candidate should have a history of delivering outstanding patient care, and a demonstrated dedication to providing an excellent patient and family experience.

 

Curiosity is one of Carilion Clinic's values. Curiosity and education are important to Carilion Clinic and to the professions of PAs and NPs. As such, PAs and NPs who have worked within Family and Community Medicine, for at least 1 year, will be scheduled to precept PA and NP students from our partnering programs.

 

 

The Medical Specialty Physician Assistant has advanced knowledge and skills qualify her/him to function as a primary health care provider. She/he serves as a member of a collaborative health care team. This collaborative role includes responsibility for determining the patient’s health and medical status by taking a health history; performing physical exams; initiating screening and diagnostic procedures; providing health maintenance services; and management of pregnancy, minor trauma, acute illnesses, and stable chronic illness.  Consults with physician, as appropriate, keeping the physician informed of needs and problems related to patient care.  

 

 


The Medical Specialty Physician Assistant has advanced knowledge and skills qualify her/him to function as a primary health care provider. She/he serves as a member of a collaborative health care team. This collaborative role includes responsibility for determining the patient’s health and medical status by taking a health history; performing physical exams; initiating screening and diagnostic procedures; providing health maintenance services; and management of pregnancy, minor trauma, acute illnesses, and stable chronic illness.  Consults with physician, as appropriate, keeping the physician informed of needs and problems related to patient care.  

What We Require:


Education: Graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant Program required.

Experience: Clinical experience appropriate to specific practice/ department preferred

Licensure/Certification: Current Physician Assistants license (PA) required. DEA licensure required.  AHA BLS-HCP certification required. Advanced life support is preferred and is required for those who may use a defibrillator in their practice.

Other: Meets credentialing requirements. Qualifies for malpractice insurance and is accepted by Carilion Clinic’s malpractice insurance carrier. Ability to work collaboratively with physicians and other health care providers. Maintains open and supportive communications between all department members and other employees, patients and their family members.  Commitment to continued professional development.

About Carilion


This is Carilion Clinic ...

An organization where innovation happens, collaboration is expected and ideas are valued. A not-for-profit, mission-driven health system built on progress and partnerships. A courageous team that is always learning, never discouraged and forever curious.

Headquartered in Roanoke, Va., you will find a robust system of award winning hospitals, Level 1 and 3 trauma centers, Level 3 NICU, Institute of Orthopedics and Neurosciences, multi-specialty physician practices, and The Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute.

Carilion is where you can make your own path, make new discoveries and, most importantly, make a difference. Here, in a place where the air is clean, people are kind and life is good. Make your tomorrow with us.

 


Requisition Number: 144756 
Employment Status: Full time 
Location: VelocityCare - Westlake 
Shift: Variable Hours 
Shift Details: 0800-2000 EOW/Rotating Holidays 40 hour week
Recruiter: KARYN B FARRELL 
Recruiter Phone: 540-224-5383 
Recruiter Email: KBFarrell@carilionclinic.org
For more information, contact the HR Service Center at 1-800-599-2537.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Carilion Clinic is a drug-free workplace.

 

Carilion Total Rewards

What matters to you is important to us—like benefits, rewards, and resources to improve your life. Carilion understands the importance of prioritizing your well-being to help you develop and thrive. When you make your tomorrow with us, we’ll enhance your potential to realize the best in yourself. Below are benefits available to you when you join Carilion:

  • Employer Funded Pension Plan, vested after five years (Voluntary 403B)
  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental, & Vision Benefits
  • Flexible Work Arrangements/Schedules
  • Remote Work Options
  • Paid Time Off (accrued from day one)
  • Onsite fitness studios and discounts to our Carilion Wellness centers
  • Access to our health and wellness app, Virgin Pulse
  • Discounts on childcare
  • Continued education and training

Find more about Carilion Clinic’s benefits by vising our Total Rewards Page.


Equal Opportunity Employer
Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity
Carilion Clinic is a drug-free workplace.


Nearest Major Market: Roanoke

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