Adventist Health System Physician Assistant Internal Medicine Pediatrics Clinic Leawood Full Time Days in Shawnee, Kansas

Description

Work Hours/Shifts

Shawnee Mission Health

SMH has provided faith-based, whole person care to the Kansas City community since 1962. SMH is more than just a hospital campus. We’re a network of health care facilities working to exceed expectations by delivering quality care with compassion and supporting an exceptional staff of more than 700 physicians representing 50 medical specialties.

Our mission of Improving Health Through Christian Service is achieved each and every day through the dedication and commitment of our associates, physicians and volunteers. We strive to be a regional beacon of wellness, hope and healing attracting customers seeking unsurpassed clinical quality and compassionate care for the whole person, following the example of Christ's healing ministry.

The largest health care provider in Johnson County, Kansas, the SMH network includes SMMC and SMH - Prairie Star and will soon include SMH - Blue Valley, a third major health care facility. Our 54-acre campus at SMMC is comprised of the main hospital, a community health education building, six physician office buildings and an associate child care center. The Emergency Department at SMMC is the busiest in Johnson County. We deliver more babies each year at the Shawnee Mission Birth Center than any other hospital in the metropolitan area and our Center for Women’s Health is nationally recognized. We have seven Shawnee Mission Primary Care locations with more than 30 Board-certified doctors who specialize in family medicine, internal medicine and pediatrics as well as Centra Care Shawnee Mission Urgent Care locations.

Qualifications

You will be responsible for:

  • Supports and adheres to organizational policies, procedures and protocols.

  • Demonstrates patient advocacy and the ability to promote patient satisfaction. Utilizes the Listen, Apologize, Solve, Thank model to address patient/family (or customer) care concerns.

  • Honors patient dignity, privacy and confidentiality, and respect for human diversity.

  • Demonstrates collaborative behaviors with members of the health care team.

  • Promotes a positive image of Shawnee Mission Health services throughout the system and community.

  • Models behaviors conducive to the developmental needs of staff and helps them develop their potential.

  • Demonstrates and conveys a favorable image of the Medical Center.

  • Works within the parameters of their license and that of collaborating physician and adheres to regulatory standards.

  • Maintains an unwavering commitment to the highest standards of ethical behavior and honesty.

  • Delegates and/or assigns nursing care responsibilities considering the following factors - the degree of supervision needed by the associate, competence and experience level, staff availability, and patient acuity.

  • Utilizes Patient Care Problem Solving Process and/or Conflict Resolution Process to resolve patient care conflicts.

  • Initiates and maintains accurate records, appropriate legal documents and other healthcare reports.

  • Ensures that patient’s medical record has appropriate documentation to meet all quality and patient experience indicators.

  • Utilizes hospital pharmacy formulary.

  • Works with interdisciplinary teams to reduce un necessary readmissions to the hospital.

  • Priorities work day to address timely consults, discharge planning and quick response.

  • Demonstrates ability to prioritize and organize workload in an efficient and productive manner in the assigned work time.

  • Utilizes interpersonal skills/strategies with individuals to achieve satisfaction and /or desired outcome.

  • Actively participates in department Meetings, quality improvement meetings, and staff education as requested.

What will you need?

  • Master’s Degree

  • Up to 1 Year of Position-Related Experience

  • Kansas Physician Assistant License

  • BCLS obtained through the American Heart Association

  • ACLS obtained through the American Heart Association – if PA working in Cardiology

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.