Physician Assistant - Federal Facility in Louisiana (Physician Assista
Company: STG International Inc
Posted on: January 15, 2021
Tracking Code - 7854
STG International is seeking qualified candidates for the Physician
Assistant position to work full-time providing health care to
detainees in custody in support of ICE Health Service Corps at the
Immigration and Customs Enforcement Medical Facility.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Functions independently as a PA for a select patient population
under general supervision.
Prescribes appropriate therapies within the limits established by
the appropriate governing body.
Serves as a PA practicing in an expanded role as a member of a
multidisciplinary team to provide comprehensive care to
Provides healthcare maintenance, diagnostic and therapeutic
services, education, and counseling.
Assesses patients' physical status by performing or requesting
screening and diagnostic tests.
Develops comprehensive treatment plans specific to the patient.
Plans and/or collaborates on patient care based on in-depth
knowledge of the specific patient, anticipating physiological
and/or psychological problems commonly encountered.
Differentiates between normal and abnormal findings, develops and
implements a plan of care, and evaluates, modifies, and revises the
plan at appropriate intervals in collaboration with other members
of the healthcare team.
Reviews case files of assigned patients to assess treatment
progress, adequacy of record keeping, and fulfillment of
Determines advisability of all major changes of patient status.
Meets with multidisciplinary treatment team members to discuss
proposed adjustments in medical treatment.
Provides comprehensive care planning for patients and to facilitate
Conducts updates for patient care areas on progress, and events
impacting clinical care and data collection.
Collaborates with primary nurses in the development of patient
teaching plans that reflect assessment data and are based on
Implements teaching methods to meet patient needs.
Evaluates the effectiveness of teaching methods based on learner
response and modifies them accordingly.
Must be able to wear N-95 respirators if required, per CDC
guidelines and IHSC policy (i.e., exposure to ILI and exposed
Other duties as assigned.
This position is located at a National Health Services Corp (NHSC)
approved site. The NHCS offers loan repayment programs to primary
care provider in health professional shortage areas. For more
information on the loan repayment program, go to nhsc.hrsa.gov.
At least 6 months experience as a physician assistant.
Graduate of an approved by the appropriate State accrediting
Current certification in the state where the facility is
Comprehensive knowledge of managing non-compliant patients, special
needs populations, and patients with significant deficits in coping
skills, thereby requiring continuing professional clinical
Flexibility and ability to adapt to sudden changes in schedules and
Knowledge of a wide range of complex patient care concepts,
principles, and practices to perform assessments of considerable
diversity to include mental health, medical surgical, ambulatory
and emergency care.
Bilingual communication capability - preferred.
Knowledge of staff development and basic adult learner teaching
Knowledge of forensic concepts and principles - preferred.
Intermediate or advanced knowledge of computerized data base,
sources, and reporting methodologies.
Knowledge of team building principles.
Maintains current CPR/BLS certification.
Maintains current ACLS certification (optional).
Minimum 2 years professional experience.
Current Physician Assistant certification.
Excellent Oral/Written Communication Skills.
Maintains clinical professional skills/certification via continuing
Adult learner teaching skills.
STG International, Inc (STGi) is a workforce solutions company
providing comprehensive healthcare delivery, Head Start and
management consulting services and human capital solutions help our
clients. Our services and solutions help our clients sustain and
enhance their operations to better accomplish their mission.
STGi offers a competitive benefits package which includes Medical,
Dental, Vision, 401k with company match and a generous PTO
Job Location - Jena, Louisiana, United States
Position Type - Full-Time/Regular
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