Job: Physician Assistant – Psychiatric

Title Physician Assistant – Psychiatric
Location: Fort Mill, SC

We are seeking an experienced Physician Assistant for an inpatient position located just 20 minutes from Charlotte, NC.

Physician Assistant – Psychiatric – Hospital located in a charming SC town just 30 minutes from Charlotte

Candidate Requirements: PA-C with 1+ years experience in Psychiatry / Mental Health, BLS and ACLS certification required

Team includes 2 Psychiatrists and 2 APPs – opportunity to work with a great team of professionals.

17 bed Inpatient unit with an Adult patient population

Your Day:

  • ER Consults
  • Perform and document comprehensive mental health assessments, implements treatment, and evaluates patients
  • Medication Management
  • Complete paperwork to petition the courts for commitment proceedings.
    Evaluate patient progress toward attainment of expected outcomes. Revises plan of care as needed.
  • Provide education for patients and families/significant others about mental health issues and use of prescribed treatments.
  • Provide accurate documentation of patient care, documents orders, directives, procedures and patient responses in the medical record. Communicates to the other members of the multidisciplinary treatment team, maintains accurate, legible and confidential records.
  • Applies teaching/learning theory to patient, family, community, and professional education as a means to positively influence patient outcomes. Identifies learning needs of various populations and contributes to the development of education programs/resources.
  • Actively participates in the development, implementation, and evaluation of practice related programs in collaboration with nursing leadership.
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