Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Capital Health has an excellent opportunity for a Physician Assistant to join our team.
Performs histories and physical examinations, ongoing inpatient and outpatient assessments, and some critical care procedures.
Participates in daily patient rounds with physicians; facilitates preoperative and postoperative patient care.
Assists with admission work-ups and/or consults to facilitate care across the continuum.
Initiates, monitors, alters and orders treatments including, but not limited to, device placement, physical and occupational therapy, home health referral and discharge planning.
Re-evaluates the patient throughout the hospitalization and modifies plan of care as needed in collaboration with clinical staff. Completes transfer-of-care notes when transferring patients to another medical service.
Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide services appropriate to the age and development of the patient.
Performs diagnostic and therapeutic procedures as indicated for diagnosis and management of problems.
Completes wound assessments; initiates basic skin care orders. Orders laboratory, radiological and diagnostic studies that will assist with medical management. Explains the necessity, preparation and nature of and anticipates effects of treatments and diagnostic and therapeutic procedures to the patient.
Participates in the hospital quality improvement process.
Contributes to development and revision of patient care standards and policies as needed to optimize clinical practice.
Graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant program approved by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA).
One year of experience working with primary care management or acute care preferred.
NJ Physician Assistant license.
About Capital Health: Capital Health is the region's leader in providing progressive, quality patient care with significant investments in our exceptional physicians, nurses and staff, as well as advanced technology. Comprising two hospitals (our Regional Medical Center in Trenton and Capital Health Medical Center – Hopewell), our Hamilton outpatient facility, and various primary and specialty care practices across the region, Capital Health is a dynamic healthcare resource accredited by DNV GL - Healthcare.
A four-time Magnet®-recognized health system for nursing excellence, Capital Health serves as a Level II regional trauma center, comprehensive stroke center, regional perinatal center (including a Level III NICU), and emergency mental health screening center. We also offer the region's first and most experienced Pediatric Emergency Department and most recently, New Jersey's first Autism-Friendly Pediatric Emergency Department. Capital Health takes great pride in our innovative programs, such as our Capital Institute for Neurosciences; nationally accredited Center for Comprehensive Breast Care; Center for Digestive Health; Marjorie G. Ernest Joint Replacement Center of Excellence; award-winning Cancer Center; and our Heart & Vascular Institute, which includes the region's first accredited Chest Pain Center.
We offer competitive compensation and benefits that include:
Low employee expense for medical and dental insurance
403b savings and retirement program
Educational assistance program
Find out why our 3000+ employees have chosen Capital Health.