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Acute Care Physician Assistant (West Springfield, MA)

Company: DispatchHealth
Location: West Springfield
Posted on: August 8, 2022

Job Description:

There is a $5,000 bonus for this opening - $2,500 at start and $2,500 at 6 months tenure!We are hiring Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants with acute care experience in ER, Urgent Care, or Internal Medicine to join our growing team serving the Springfield, MA community. Our Advanced Practice Providers team with DHMTs (Medical Technicians) and are equipped with everything needed to treat common to complex injuries and illnesses through comprehensive health assessments, including diagnosis, treatment, and outcome management, for patients of all ages. Our innovative model allows us to provide definitive care in the home, including point of care laboratory studies, minor procedures, splinting, wound care, suturing, IV fluid and medication administration. We provide whole person care by facilitating timely follow up and care coordination.Our providers love working at DispatchHealth because of the high-quality care they can provide, the value of the delivery model and the appreciation of our patients.Workas part of a clinical care team with a DHMT (Medical Technician) and individually, as appropriatefor the service lineto deliver care in the patient's home through our innovative in-home care service lines (i.e., Acute Care, Bridge Care, AdvancedCare, Tele-presentation and others). This involves being in a mobile unit and driving or riding in a company vehicle to the place of service.Perform comprehensive health assessments and diagnose and treat complex illnesses.Provide therapeutic interventions, such as splinting, suturing, wound care and minor procedures.Use critical thinking skills and follow evidence-based standards of practice.Accurately and thoroughly document your patient encounter and ensure accuracy.Analyze test data to diagnose, treat and arrange appropriate follow up for the patient to ensure continuity of care.Educate patients and families on how to treat their acute illness and manage their health and well-being.Effectively navigate difficult conversations related to end-of-life issues and goals of care.Communicate effectively with patients, family, the medical power of attorney, primary care provider and all individuals involved in the patient's care.Identify and proactively solve problems.Adhere to clinical and safety standards, protocols, and performance metrics.Provide care with compassion, empathy, and cultural competency.Maintain positive relationships with DHMT partners and remote teams.Attend training sessions and clinical team meetings.Maintain professional etiquette and serve as ambassadors for DispatchHealth.Lead your practice and always do what's right for the patient.Minimum of two years of experience as an APP in the Emergency Department, Urgent Care, Internal Medicine, Hospital, Family Practice, Cardiac, Pulmonary or other relevant areasThose with less than two years of experience as an APP, but with two or more years' experience as a paramedic, RN (ED or ICU), Flight Nurse or a graduate from an ENP program or fellowship (NP's) or EM/Hospitalist residency (PA's) are also encouraged to applyGraduate with an advanced degree from an accredited institution

Keywords: DispatchHealth, Springfield , Acute Care Physician Assistant (West Springfield, MA), Healthcare , West Springfield, Massachusetts

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