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Physician Assistant

Company: Temple University
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: August 17, 2019

Job Description:

The Physician Assistant, in the Lewis Katz School of Medicines Department of Medicine/Cardiology is an outpatient clinical position where the Nurse Practitioner / Physician Assistant provides top-quality patient care. This includes performing interventional Cardio-vascular consultations and longitudinal patient care, Intervention-related preprocedural H&Ps, and post procedure follow-up, pharmacologic intervention and patient education. Opportunities for participation in research and providing lectures will also be available.

Responsibilities include, Patient care, Independently be able to perform interventional Cardiovascular patient consultations and H&Ps, post procedure follow-up patient assessments, and make patient-specific recommendations, Able to independently examine patients for post procedure complications based on patient-specific needs, Able to provide the various therapeutic options for the full range of Cardiovascular conditions including medications, devices, and percutaneous interventions. Must be well versed in medications used in cardiology, especially post interventional anti-thrombotic agents, Coumadin and novel anticoagulants. Must be well versed in all different kinds of stents and angioplasties and the therapies used in these patients, Able to field / triage routine and emergent patient phone calls for interventional cardiovascular related issues, Able to provide detailed patient education about specific cardiovascular conditions and treatment options. Post percutaneous interventional management, Must be well versed with the different anti-platelet therapies post procedure, Must be well versed with the different types of stents and the duration of various anti-thrombotic agents to be used, Must be familiar with pre and post catheterizations instructions for patients, Must be familiar with evaluation of complications of interventions like access site bleeding, allergic reactions etc, Must be well versed with reviewing coronary and peripheral angiograms and non-invasive studies. ECG / Rhythm Strips / Holter Monitor Strips, Must be able to independently interpret the above strips for arrhythmias and other cardiovascular conditions, Participate in clinical and/or translational research, Provide education on a variety of interventional cardiovascular topics including one-on-one mentoring as well as small and large group lectures/presentations, Performs other duties as assigned

Education and Experience:

Certification as a Physician Assistant within the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

Required Skills and Abilities:

*Demonstrated proficiency in the operations of clinical equipment and standard office equipment.
*Demonstrated computer skills and proficiency in all applicable computer software.

*Working knowledge of all applicable computer software.

*Strong written and verbal communication skills.

*Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with a diverse population of students, faculty, staff, and patients.

*Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage time effectively, and prioritize multiple tasks.

*Exceptional leadership skills.

This position requires a background check.

Temple University values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity for all persons regardless of age, color, disability, ethnicity, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status protected by law.

Compliance Statement: In the performance of their functions as detailed in the position description employees have an obligation to avoid ethical, legal, financial and other conflicts of interest to ensure that their actions and outside activities do not conflict with their primary employment responsibilities at the institution. Employees are also expected to understand and be in compliance with applicable laws, University and. employment policies and regulations, including NCAA regulations for areas and departments which their essential functions cause them to interact.

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You may request a copy of the report by calling Temple Universitys Campus Safety Services at 215-204-7900.

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