Physician' s Assistant-Expert
Pay Rate: $101 / hour
" Physician' s Assistant
Current unrestricted Physician Assistant certification/license for the state of Pennsylvania.
Ability to obtain DEA licensure/Prescriptive Authority.
Be available as full time certified Physician Assistant approximately 37.5 hours per week.
Prior medical/surgical and/or emergency/trauma experience and corrections experience preferred.
Provide onsite direct clinical services such as but not limited to, health examinations, diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic illnesses
Review referrals for resident care made by the treatment team and provide verbal or written recommendations regarding plan of care;
Complete physical examinations on prospective new employees;
Prescribe and oversee administration of the treatment plan. If the plan includes a medication regime, the Consultant must utilize the Formulary adopted by the BJJS and prescribe generic brands when available. Should there be a need to prescribe outside the Formulary, prior authorization must be obtained from the Regional Nurse Manager.
In determining resident health problems, the Consultant shall consult with staff and other contracted/non-contracted healthcare practitioners as necessary on acute and/or chronic medical/mental health problems to ensure that treatment plans are followed;
Participate in multi-disciplinary team meetings;
Participate in Master Case Planning System meetings;\
Conduct medication reviews as established by agency policy;
Make referrals for outside health care as medically necessary;
Serve as a liaison to outside health care providers and facilities; and
Document all findings and recommendations as established by agency/facility policy.
Reads, writes, and communicate in English.
Posses basic computer skills, including familiarity with Microsoft Office programs.
Role DescriptionThe resource is responsible for the health care services to adjudicated youth and will also provide clinical input into projects directed by the Bureau Director. They will provide onsite direct clinical services, review referrals regarding treatment plans, complete physician examination on prospective new employees, prescriber and oversee administration of the treatment plan.