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Certified Physician Assistant (PA-C)

Gastroenterology Associates of Northern Virginia Washington, DC
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $100,000 to $120,000 Annually
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, Life Insurance, 401k, Dental

We are a large gastroenterology practice, providing a wide range of GI services to the Northern Virginia area. We are comprised of 4 office locations and have a strong hospital inpatient and outpatient presence. We currently are comprised of 17 physicians and 8 mid-level providers and would like to expand our practice by considering more physician assistant applicants. We are looking for hard-working and compassionate physician assistants to join our practice.

GANV strives to provide exceptional, compassionate, and comprehensive care to our patients and supports a healthy work-life balance for our employees. Benefits include but are not limited to: a competitive salary, annual bonus, medical/dental/vision insurance and 3-weeks paid vacation to start.

Job Title: Certified Physician Assistant

Department: Provider

Immediate Supervisor Title: Physician Assistant Lead and Physician-Led Committee

Job Supervisory Responsibilities: none

General Summary: An exempt position responsible for practicing medicine with physician supervision including conducting examinations and writing prescriptions. The position is scheduled in both medical office and hospital shifts. Within physician–physician assistant (PA) relationship, PAs exercise autonomy in medical decision making and provide a broad range of diagnostic and therapeutic services. May have responsibility for education, research, and administrative services.

Education:

Master’s degree and successful completion of an accredited physician assistant program.

Experience:

Two (2) years of health care experience prior to applying to the PA program, plus one year of experience as PA, preferably in gastroenterology. Prior experience with inpatient care preferred, although not required.

Other Requirements:

  • National certification from the National Commission on Certification of PAs. To maintain their national certification, PAs must log 100 hours of continuing medical education every two years and sit for a re-certification every six years.

· Current Virginia Physician Assistant License, NCCPA Board Certification, ACLS & BLS certification

Performance Requirements:

Knowledge:

1. Understanding how to use an Electronic Medical Record (EMR) to maintain accurate patient documentation.

2. Understanding of MIPS requirements.

3. Knowledge of principles of quality standards to achieve high patient satisfaction.

Skills:

1. Strong analytical talents to ensure accurate patient diagnoses and implementation of patient care plans.

2. Solid interpersonal skills – “soft skills” – communicate clearly and compassionately with patients and colleagues.

3. Focused and attention to detail.

Abilities:

1. Ability to quickly adapt to different environments – hospital versus outpatient clinic.

2. Ability to manage time effectively.

3. Ability to work well independently and in a team environment.

Work Environment: Medical office and hospital. Exposure to communicable diseases and other conditions related to the clinic setting.

To learn more about our practice, please visit www.myganv.com

Gastroenterology Associates of Northern Virginia

Why Work Here?

Strong leadership, great benefits & value professional growth!

Gastroenterology Associates of Northern Virginia (GANV) is a large gastroenterology practice, providing a wide range of GI services to the Northern Virginia area. We are comprised of 4 office locations and have a strong hospital inpatient and outpatient presence. We currently are comprised of 17 physicians and 8 mid-level providers. We are looking for hard-working and compassionate employees to join our organization! GANV strives to provide exceptional, compassionate, and comprehensive care to our patients and supports a healthy work-life balance for our employees. Check out our website www.myganv.com

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