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Physician Assistant needed to join this newly formed Vascular & Wound Center!


JOB SUMMARY: Physician Assistant

The physician assistant coordinates the care for adult vascular patients as related to pre- and post-operative procedure. This care includes evaluations, education, treatment and follow-up, using an organized multi-disciplinary team approach to provide continuity of care throughout the continuum. The incumbent also participates in clinical effectiveness/ and community outreach activities. Population served includes adults, adolescents and geriatrics. The incumbent will also provide outreach services in network critical access hospitals. The physician assistant will comply with national standards of practice as well as State mandated scope of practice. He or she will work under the supervision of the Director of Mercy Vascular and Wound Center.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

Graduate of a CAHEA approved Physician Assistant training program is required. Successful completion of certification. Current licensure in the state of Iowa as a Physician Assistant. Demonstrated competency as a Physician Assistant through previous experience is preferred. Must be certified in CPR and ACLS. Knowledge of current vascular medical practice as it relates to vascular screening, treatment, and CV surgery and knowledge of adult educational planning, implementation and evaluation.

NOTE: All offers are contingent upon the successful completion of references, background check, pre-employment physical and drug screen.

EOE F/M/vet/disabled

Mercy Health Network-North Iowa offers practice opportunities that resonates with your values and the reasons you originally chose medicine as a profession. Growth in our 9-hospital, 45-clinic system offers physician practice opportunities throughout our network. Our flagship hospital, Mercy Medical Center-North Iowa, a non-profit, 342-bed regional referral teaching hospital, was recognized for nine years as a Thomson Top 100 Hospital nationally, based on clinical outcomes, quality, cost effective care and patient growth.

Mercy sponsors accredited post-graduate training with a Family Medicine residency program, Internal Medicine Residency Program, Palliative Medicine Fellowship Program and a 4-year Cardiology Fellowship Program. We offer a broad range of services. Utilize the efficiency of network wide EMR, telemedicine, teleradiology and all the diagnostic technology needed to provide quality care.

Enjoy remarkably easy access to the Mason City Clinic, a multispecialty clinic attached with a full complement of specialty physicians who respect your opinions and will enjoy working with you as their colleague.

Work with an organization that supports and encourages your growth and attainment of your professional goals. Enjoy teaching and mentoring residents from our Family Medicine and Internal Medicine Residency Programs and medical students experiencing core curriculum rotations in our system.