Physician Assistant - Cardio Thoracic Specialty
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Primarily evaluates and treats patients. Is responsible for maintaining licensure and abilities to provide optimum care. Will coordinate efficiently and effectively with LVHN representatives and staff members. Will report to Physician Practice Leader and Assistant Medical Director for supervision. Supervises Advanced Practice Clinicians and, when needed, Medical Residents. Collaborates with other physicians and staff members.
Has completed appropriate medical education to obtain certification and licensure for level of practice. Must have ability to sit, stand and/or walk during entire work shift. Frequently or consistently exert a force up to 20 pounds, occasionally 50 pounds, to move objects. Must be able to balance, crouch, lift, pull, push, reach and stoop. Exchange information in an easily understood manner with verbal English. Manual dexterity: Must be able to remove foreign bodies and perform minor surgical repair. Hearing ability adequate to communicate with normal conversation. Perform appropriate auscultation during routine health care. Vision adequate to read medical devices. Ability to observe small particles which may be involved in wounds.
Influenza vaccination will be required for all personnel working within LVHN, who have patient contact, unless medically contraindicated or due to a bonafide religious belief or practice.
Licensure and Certifications:
Current medical license for Pennsylvania. Stays current with appropriate state, institutional, departmental, professional certifications, CME requirements and institutional eLearnings.
LVHN is committed to the belief that each individual is entitled to equal employment without regard to race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, marital status, or any other protected status designated by federal, state, or local law.
Consistent with our mission to improve the health of our community, and in response to increasing evidence of health and safety risks associated with tobacco use and exposure to second-hand smoke, smoking and all tobacco use is prohibited in all hospitals buildings owned, leased or rented by LVHN.