Critical Care Pa 1

Inova Health System Falls Church, VA
Job Description

Performs high-quality clinical practices and effective patient management, under physician supervision, in accordance with state regulations, including primary and secondary specialty care in clinical and/or surgical practice settings. Demonstrates technical expertise by assisting physician with diagnostic and therapeutic procedures. Patient care duties may include education and research. Prescribes medications in accordance with state guidelines. Demonstrates teamwork by communicating effectively and working cooperatively with all members of the health care team. Displays respect for and appreciation for the contribution from all team members in order to foster positive working relationships. Participates in Quality/Best Practice initiatives by utilizing standards and guidelines for cost-effective care delivery in order to continuously improve patient care and enhance outcomes


Experience: Progressive clinical experience. Three to five years of progressive clinical experience with primary care management of patient population. n/a

Education:Graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant program. MS

Certification: BLS; ACLS if critical care; NCCPA Board Certified. Maintains necessary CME requirements as outlined by the NCCPA.

Licensure: Current Virginia License.

Special Skills:Verbal and communication skills, presentation skills, computer skills.