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Neurology Physician Assistant

Chattanooga, Tennessee

CHI Memorial

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  • Department: Neurology

The posted compensation range of $45.96 - $54.92 /hour is a reasonable estimate that extends from the lowest to the highest pay CommonSpirit in good faith believes it might pay for this particular job, based on the circumstances at the time of posting. CommonSpirit may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range as permitted by law.

Requisition ID 2024-347111 Employment Type Full Time Hours/Pay Period 80 Provider Advanced Provider Provider Type Physician Assistant (PA) Speciality Neurology Bonuses Offered None Loan Repayment None Visa Sponsorship Not Applicable Weekly Schedule Monday - Friday (8:00am - 5:00pm) Remote No Category Advanced Practice Recruiter Name Chelsea Taylor Recruiter Email chelsea.taylor902@commonspirit.org
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Overview

CHI Memorial Neuroscience Institute

CHI Memorial Medical Group (Mountain Management Services), now part of CommonSpirit Health formed between Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health, is a Management Service Organization (MSO) that provides comprehensive office management services for all Memorial Health Partners and many physicians in private practice. We are proud to be a part of the regional referral center of choice providing health care throughout Southeast Tennessee and North Georgia.

We care about our employees’ well-being and offer benefits that complement work/life balance.

We offer the following benefits to support you and your family:

Free Membership to our Care@Work program supporting any child care, pet care, or adult dependent needs

Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your family

Health/Dental/Vision Insurance

Flexible spending accounts

Voluntary Protection: Group Accident, Critical Illness, and Identity Theft 

Adoption Assistance

Paid Time Off (PTO) 

Tuition Assistance for career growth and development

Matching Retirement Programs

Wellness Program

If you are passionate about the patient experience and ready to join our nationally recognized hospital, connect with us today!


Responsibilities

JOB SUMMARY / PURPOSE
The Physician Assistant (PA) is responsible for utilizing training and skills to provide direct outpatient care under the
supervision of a physician. The neurosurgery physician assistant is qualified to assess, diagnose, and treat
neurological/neurosurgical disorders. The PA’s primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to, performing clinic
consultations for pre-operative, post-operative and non-operative neurosurgical patient.


ESSENTIAL KEY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Obtain medical histories when necessary.
2. Perform physical exams (within established protocol).
3. Diagnose, treat and monitor acute and chronic diseases (within protocol guidelines).
4. Order and interpret diagnostic tests.
5. Prescribe or recommend medications for prescription for medications and treatment (within
protocol guidelines).
6. Responds to emergency situations in an appropriate manner. 
7. Promote positive lifestyle habits to all patients through education and counseling.
8. Assure the supervising physician reviews and signs off 20% of charts.
9. Maintain patient’s privacy and confidentiality.
10. Work closely with other nurses to assure patient flow is efficient.
11. Consult with the supervising doctor regarding patient symptoms to assure proper diagnosis and
plan of treatment.
12. Provide comprehensive teaching to patients and families.
13. Responds to patient telephone calls (within clinic protocol timeframe)
14. Adjudicates incoming referrals (within clinic protocol)
15. Communicates with referring providers, as necessary

16. Reviews diagnostic testing results such as labs and imaging reports (within clinic protocol
timeframe)
17. Completes paperwork such as FMLA and disability requests (within clinic protocol timeframe)
18. Oversees clinical data collection (ie for quality improvement or database reporting)
19. Conducts relevant research.
20. Participate in quality improvement. 
21. Attends meetings as requested. 
22. Performs other duties as assigned


Qualifications

Required Education:

Graduate of a Physician Assistant training Program

Required Licensure and Certifications:

State PA License required, BLS

PREFERRED Qualifications:

Two years experience as a full-time Physician Assistant, preferably in

outpatient neurosurgery

While you’re busy impacting the healthcare industry, we’ll take care of you with benefits that may include health/dental/vision, FSA, matching retirement plans, paid time off, tuition assistance, adoption assistance, and more!

Unless directed by a Collective Bargaining Agreement, applications for this position will be considered on a rolling basis. CommonSpirit Health cannot anticipate the date by which a successful candidate may be identified.

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