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Physician Assistant - Cardiology

at WakeMed Health & Hospitals

Posted: 7/26/2019
Job Reference #: 58507
Keywords: office

Job Description

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WPP Cary, NC

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Physician Assistant


WakeMed H&V Cardiology-Cary - 70_8539

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About WakeMed

Serving the community since 1961, WakeMed Health & Hospitals is a nationally recognized, private, not-for-profit health care organization founded and based in Raleigh, N.C. The largest health system in Wake County, WakeMed exists to improve the health and well-being of our community by providing outstanding, compassionate, patient- and family-centered care to all. The 919-bed system is accredited by The Joint Commission and designated Magnet by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. WakeMed is a leader in cardiac and vascular care, women’s and children’s services, emergency medicine and trauma care, physical rehabilitation, orthopaedics and neurosciences. Specialty facilities include the WakeMed Heart Center, Children’s Hospital, Rehabilitation Hospital, Adult and Children’s Emergency Departments and a Level 1 Trauma Center. WakeMed’s team of more than 8,200 employees, 250 employed physicians, 1,500 volunteers, 1,200 affiliated physicians use the most advanced technologies along with the best minds and the biggest hearts to ensure the finest quality in health care and community health. For more information, visit www.wakemed.org

Position Information

The Cardiology Physician Assistant, will work under the general supervision of the Cardiology practice primary supervising physician, all physician partners and the Adult Medicine APP Director, WakeMed Physician Practices, to deliver competent medical care to an age specific population including adults and geriatric practice patients at WakeMed Heart and Vascular Cary. This physician assistant will see office follow-ups, consults, referrals, and confer directly with the attending physician and/or call physician. Will also respond to calls from staff and provide orders to staff to manage routine medical care needs, provide orders for transfer or discharge as appropriate, and provide assistance in communicating directly with either the practice attending physician or on-call physician during emergencies. Position to maintain the scope of practice to be consistent with the policies, procedures, and regulatory guidelines governed by the North Carolina Medical Board, and any other federal or state regulatory agencies, as well as the policies and procedures of WakeMed. Understands the needs of the organization and supports the mission, values, and management of WakeMed.

Experience Requirements

1 Year Professional Clinical Experience - Cardiology Required

Education Required

Master's Degree Physician Assistant Required

Licensure/Certification Requirements

Licensed Physician Assistant Required

Hours of Work

8 am - 5 pm, Monday - Friday

Weekend Requirements

As Needed

Call Requirements

as needed

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