Physician Assistant (Neurosurgery)-30102

US-OR-Hillsboro
Department
THP Neurosurgery Clinic-96223
Req #
2016-3384
Job Type
Full Time (80 hours per pay period)
Shift
Days
# of Openings
2
Classification
Exempt
Budgeted Hours Per Pay Period
80

Overview

At Tuality Healthcare, an OHSU Partner, it's an honor and a privilege to serve those near us. That's why since our beginnings in 1918, and as we expand our strong network of services through our clinical affiliation with OHSU, we continue to be committed to providing the best health care possible and a valued community partner.  Watch what happens when we combine our deep understanding of the community’s health needs with OHSU’s leadership in healthcare innovation.

 

Tuality’s many awards showcase our position as one of the Portland metro area’s premier health care providers, including 3rd Healthiest Employer in Oregon from The Portland Business Journal, Tuality’s 5th straight Gold Plus from the American Heart Association, and #1 Nationwide Best Hospital IT Department to work for according to Healthcare IT News.

 

Here at Tuality our employees care about making a difference.  In fact, they care so much that in our most recent employee satisfaction survey we had an 80% participation rate!  Tuality is truly unique because of the relationships we build and as individuals we are seen and heard.  Come be part of our team, and let your voice be heard!

Summary of Duties

Provides health care services as defined by ORS 677 and OAR847-050-0005 to 847-050-0065 for a broad range of patients, including geriatric, adults, and adolescents.  Services include but are not limited to diagnosis and medical management of neurologic disorders, pre-operative evaluation, post-operative care in the hospital and clinic setting, assisting in surgery.

All services provided shall be performed under the supervision of a physician supervisor.  A supervising physician is the physician (M.D. or D.O.) who provides direction and regular review of the medical services provided by the PA as set forth in the Practice Description and approved by the Oregon Board of Medical Examiners.

Must obtain medical staff privileges as necessary to assist supervising physician perform surgical procedures and care for hospitalized patients at Tuality Healthcare.

Hiring Competencies

a)  Education:  Graduation from a physician assistant training program

b) License:  Current, Oregon Board of Medical Examiners, unlimited Physician Assistant License.

c) Fulfills requirements of hospital medical staff credentialing process.

d) Maintains active staff membership in good standing with the medical staff of the hospital with all privileges and responsibilities accorded such membership.

e) Demonstrates proper appearance and personal conduct for the employee's particular job.

f) Excellent customer service skills.

g) Uses effective communication skills taking into consideration body language, filters, listening, paraphrasing, and questions, with customers of diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds.

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Percentage of Time Spent:

% of time

Physical Requirement

60-100%

Standing

1-30%

Sitting

1-30%

Walking

1-30%

Lifting / Carrying

Physically Demanding Tasks: Physician Assistant may be required to stand 75% of time; lift, position, push and or transfer patients, sitting walking, carrying, pushing, pulling, reaching, handling, fingering, bending, kneeling, crouching; speaking and hearing; near-visual acuity, color vision and depth perception; full range of motion in the back.

Additional Posting Information

Tuality Healthcare believes in providing equal employment opportunities for all qualified individuals. Recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, working conditions, training, and compensation will be based on qualifications without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, creed, national origin, marital status, family relationship, veteran status, genetic information, physical or mental disability, or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. We further commit ourselves to continuing the practical application of this policy in our daily business conduct.

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