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Physician Assistant - Behavioral Health

Location: Wichita, KS, United States
Date Posted: Aug 2, 2019

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Job Description

We Are Hiring

Title: Physician Assistant - Behavioral Health

City, State:  Wichita, KS

Location:  VC Clinic Services

Department:   Psychiatry

Additional Job Details:  Full-Time, Rotating, 40 hours, Weekly

Why Join Ascension?

Via Christi Health's rich history of serving the people of Kansas and the surrounding region dates back more than 100 years to the healing ministries of our founding congregations. Today, Via Christi Health, part of Ascension, is the largest provider of healthcare services in Kansas. Based in Wichita, we serve Kansas and northeast Oklahoma through our doctors, hospitals, senior villages and health services.

What You Will Do

Job Summary:

Physician Assistant provides direct diagnostic, therapeutic, and preventive health care services under the supervision of a physician in Via Christi's newly rennovated Psychiatric Observation Unit.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Obtains patient history and performs assessment. Orders, performs and interprets diagnostic procedures.
  • Provides and documents direct treatment and management of health conditions.
  • Provides counseling and education of patients and their families/caregivers concerning preventative health, treatment options and community resources.
  • Performs preventative health assessments, screening, immunizations and care.


Qualifications

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):
    • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 1.5 Months (45 days) of hire date or job transfer date. 
    • Licensed Physician Assistant credentialed from the Kansas Board of Healing Arts and board certification obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. 

Education:

  • Bachelor's Level Degree 
    • Bachelor's degree from a recognized University or College required by date or hire or transfer Must have successfully completed an approved Physician Assistant Program and be in possession of a current certificate of accreditation required by date of hire or transfer

 

Equal Employment Opportunity

Via Christi Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action employer. Applicants receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.
 
Please see the link below for more information.
 
 
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Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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