Surgical Physician Assistant

Location: Ringgold, VA
Currently seeking a Surgical Physician Assistant in the south central area of Virginia. 
  • Offering Relocation Assistance

Responsibilities of the Surgical Physician Assistant: 
 
  • Responsible for providing medical services to patients of the hospital’s Physician Practices.  Such medical services may include history and physical exams, evaluation of specific illnesses and/or injuries, and planning for the effective treatment of diseases or injuries, both chronic and acute.   Subject to approval from the VA Board of Pharmacy and under the supervision of the medical directors, prescribe medications allowed by the state for their scope of practice.  Perform other services that have traditionally been reserved to physicians. 
  • The Physician Assistant will do rounds in the hospital, do consults and occasionally assist in surgery if needed. The hospital has three physicians on staff for Surgery. 
  • The hospital provides over 25 medical specialties and 14 surgical services to the community. They have the largest surgical capacity in the Region. We provide a full range of surgeries, including those usually found only at large teaching hospitals.
 
 Requirements of the Surgical Physician Assistant:
  • Graduate of a Physician’s Assistant Program, accredited by a credentialing center recognized by the Board of Health Sciences, i.e. American Nurses’ Credentialing Center or the American Academy of Physician’s Assistants. 
  • Master’s level preparation preferred. 
  • Maintains at least the minimum number of continuing education hours necessary to sustain valid state licensure and national certification.
  • A minimum of one to two years of Physician’s Assistant experience in primary care or the discipline of practice is preferred. 
  • Eligibility to prescribe Schedule drugs in accordance with the regulations of the Commonwealth of Virginia is preferred. 
  • Currently licensed as a Physician’s Assistant in the state of Virginia and licensed by the Virginia Department of Health Professions as a Physician’s Assistant. 
  • Current national certification by the American Academy of Physician’s Assistants, the American Nurses’ Credentialing Center or other credentialing center recognized by the board.  (See Regulations governing the Licensure of Physician’s Assistants for the State of Virginia). 
  • Must have a current Controlled Substance Registration Certificate and American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS.
 
 
About the facility and the Area:
This facility is the most comprehensive source of healthcare in South Central Virginia near the North Carolina border.
This area boasts historical landmarks, recreational opportunities and beautiful rolling countryside.  It has been ranked one of the most affordable place to live in the US and one of the lowest housing cost and crime rate.  This area is quickly becoming a place of culture in southern Virginia.
 
 
Regards,
 
Stacey Soilis
Full Cycle Healthcare Recruiter
Healthcare Employment Partners
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