Cook Soybean Specialties Job Description Sample
Soybean Production Scheduler
WHO WE AREAgReliant Genetics is a leader in seed research, production, and quality focused on providing trusted seed solutions that help farmers grow.
Created July 1, 2000 as a joint venture between two of the world's largest independent seed companies, KWS and Limagrain, AgReliant Genetics is now one of the fastest growing independent seed companies in the industry, ranked as the third largest corn seed company in the U.S., and operates one of the largest research programs in North America.
At AgReliant Genetics we have a unique multi-brand strategy that gives farmers across the U.S. and in Canada access to our products, regardless of geographical location or operation size. Through our seed brands – AgriGold®, LG Seeds® and PRIDE Seeds® – and our digital ag platform Advantage Acre®, AgReliant Genetics demonstrates commitment to our vision by developing meaningful relationships, delivering valuable seed solutions, and providing an excellent customer experience.
OUR CULTURE & OUR PEOPLE AgReliant Genetics is dedicated to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace. At every level, our people are an essential part in maintaining our values and furthering our growth. We pursue individuals who demonstrate commitment, excellence, integrity, safety and innovation in their work.
At AgReliant Genetics you have the opportunity to be part of a culture where we value our employees' passion and believe in giving people the space to navigate challenges, invent solutions and excel in a rewarding career.
You can learn more about AgReliant Genetics and our brands at agreliantgenetics.com or by following @AgReliant on Facebook and Twitter.
This position focuses on balancing efficient production scheduling with timely demand fulfillment in a financially responsible way. This position will track and report key metrics of production output, raw material consumption, inventory disposals and location transfers.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:1. Create production work orders and the master schedule.2.
Revise production schedules when required due to order changes, material shortages, and capacity restraints.3. Identify and drive resolution of issues preventing achievement of schedule.4. Position packaging supplies to meet work order requirements5.
Monitor/audit conditioning plants for quality output.6. Monitor/audit inventories during season7. Coordinate Soybean annual physical inventory activities.8.
Collaborate with Procurement as required in recommending and purchasing production supplies.9. Code production invoices and prepare accruals for accounting.10. Lead the disposal/dump of unused inventory.11.
Contribute to the development of new concepts, techniques and standards to ensure continuous improvement.12. Maintain/update procedures as needed13. Foster a productive relationship with 3rd party service providers14.
Demonstrate ability to achieve successful results.15. Maintain a high level of customer service and professionalism.16. Project a positive image of AgReliant Genetics.17. Perform other duties as assigned.
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:1. Bachelor's degree in Ag, Business, or Supply Chain required (or the willingness to obtain).2.
Knowledge of seed industry is preferred.3. Excellent communication, planning, and organizational skills, team player, detail orientated, and the ability to handle multiple tasks.4. Knowledge of MS office products - Excel, Word and Access.5. APICS or other relevant certification preferred.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:Ability to work required hours; ability to lift 25 lbs.; some overnight travel required.
AgReliant Genetics, LLC is an equal opportunity employer.
SVP Ancillaries And Specialties (Relocation Assistance Available) - Irving, TX
If you want to achieve more in your mission of health care, you have to be really smart about the business of health care. Challenge yourself, your peers and our industry by shaping what health care looks like and doing your life's best work.(sm)
The SVP Ancillaries and Specialties is responsible for strategic vision, long term planning, direction and overall accountability for departments falling under Ancillary Services (including hospitals) and Specialty Services. The SVP Ancillaries and Specialties communicates and interprets organizational and departmental mission goals and objectives to all areas of responsibility. The SVP provides leadership and direction in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of activities and is responsible for leading and managing services and programs specific to the areas of responsibility. The SVP is responsible for compliance with federal, state and city regulations, certifications and licensing requirements for the areas of responsibility. The SVP provides leadership for hospitals to include strategic initiatives and operations excellence. Manages all areas of responsibility efficiently and effectively to maximize quality of services and profits.
Participates in long-range planning and development of departmental goals for assigned area of responsibility to include strategic plans and objectives, as well as personnel, resources, space needs and equipment decisions
Ensures that department activities and records meet the standards of accrediting, regulatory and reimbursement agencies, including TJC, DPH, OSHA, and other agencies. Oversees multidisciplinary team building within assigned areas of responsibility. Participates in hospital departmental, administrative and medical staff committees, and reports on committee activities
Ability to demonstrate broad and comprehensive knowledge of theories, concepts, practices and policies with the ability to use them in complex and/or unprecedented situations across multiple functional areas
Develops policies and procedures for assigned areas of responsibility. Measures success with pertinent and measurable data based on targeted goals and developed using Performance Manager Reports. Collaborates with Human Resources to enhance role definition, standards of practice and recruitment for front line staff
Analyzes and prepares reports on all activities, volume statistics, collections, research (grant) support; makes informed forecasts of financial and resources needs. Measures success with pertinent and measurable data based on targeted goals, developed using Performance Manager Reports
Participates in confidential salary planning for faculty and staff. Identifies and acts on issues that affect the delivery of patient care, quality control and performance improvement activities. Monitors and reviews action plans. Oversees patient satisfaction surveys and customer service
Has the responsibility to lead and support managers and directors in developing and improving operations to create optimal performance levels
Preparing short and long term operations plan like sales, marketing and quality control
Overseeing the day to day functioning of the ancillary and specialty departments
Must be organized and be able to manage multiple diverse departments
Must be detail oriented, focus on nuances of multiple hospital operations, and be able to manage communication with employees and vendors
Must be able to motivate, inspire, and communicate with individuals and groups
Knowledge of the financial implications of decisions including budgeting and forecasting is required
Implements and leads performance improvement measures
Ensure operational profitability by ensuring departments are managed in a fiscally sound manner and resources are used efficiently
Supports overall strategic goals and identifies potential growth opportunities
Perform other duties as assigned
- BA Degree
- 5 yrs. of Hospital Operations/Administration Management
- 5 yrs regional system practice management
- 5 yrs. of financial P&L responsibility
- 5 yrs. of progressive Physician relations experience
- Master's degree, healthcare or business preferred
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Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.
UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.
Service Director RN - Outpatient Pediatric Sub Specialties
Plans, organizes, directs, evaluates and coordinates inpatient nursing services and/or integrated outpatient- inpatient nursing services across the continuum of care within a Service Area or within a single medical center. Works with KFHP/H and the Medical Group staff developing strategic plans, providing quality care, cost effective services which are aligned with federal, state, and local regulations.
• Collaborates with other Service Directors in identifying and implementing innovative models and best practices, emphasizing service improvements and cost reduction.
• Directs development and implementation of quality and utilization standards across the continuum of care to ensure coordinated plans of treatment, customer focused delivery of services and cost effective utilization of necessary services.
• Ensures compliance with administrative, legal and regulatory requirements of the Health Plan contract and governmental and accrediting agencies. Oversees the development of department standards as identified by regulatory agencies.
• Develops services that achieve a high level of customer satisfaction with emphasis on customer service, highest standards of quality and innovation.
• Manages and resolves human resource, labor relations, employee and department safety and risk management issues. May act as site administrator.
• Utilizes research data to implement clinical changes and the delivery of patient care and member services.
• Directs the budget and resource allocations.
• Manages the financial performance and identifies and implements strategies to reduce costs and improve quality of care and services.
• Kaiser Permanente conducts compensation reviews of positions on a routine basis. At any time, Kaiser Permanente reserves the right to reevaluate and change job descriptions, or to change such positions from salaried to hourly pay status. Such changes are generally implemented only after notice is given to affected employees.
• Minimum eight (8) years of nursing experience in patient care.
• Minimum five (5) years of management experience required.
• BSN or BA in health care related field required.
• Graduate of accredited school of nursing.
License, Certification, Registration
• Current California RN license required.
• BLS certificate required.
• Demonstrated strong interpersonal communication skills.
• Demonstrated knowledge of Nurse Practice Act, The Joint Commission, and other local, state, and federal regulations.
• Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.
• Master's degree preferred.
Service Director RN - Outpatient Pediatric Sub Specialties
Plans, organizes, directs, evaluates and coordinates inpatient nursing services and/or integrated outpatient- inpatient nursing services across the continuum of care within a Service Area or within a single medical center.
Works with the Medical Group staff developing strategic plans, providing quality care, cost effective services which are aligned with federal, state, and local regulations.
Collaborates with other Service Directors in identifying and implementing innovative models and best practices, emphasizing service improvements and cost reduction.
Directs development and implementation of quality and utilization standards across the continuum of care to ensure coordinated plans of treatment, customer focused delivery of services and cost effective utilization of necessary services.
Ensures compliance with administrative, legal and regulatory requirements of the Health Plan contract and governmental and accrediting agencies. Oversees the development of department standards as identified by regulatory agencies.
Develops services that achieve a high level of customer satisfaction with emphasis on customer service, highest standards of quality and innovation.
Manages and resolves human resource, labor relations, employee and department safety and risk management issues. May act as site administrator.
Utilizes research data to implement clinical changes and the delivery of patient care and member services.
Directs the budget and resource allocations.
Manages the financial performance and identifies and implements strategies to reduce costs and improve quality of care and services.
Kaiser Permanente conducts compensation reviews of positions on a routine basis. At any time, Kaiser Permanente reserves the right to reevaluate and change job descriptions, or to change such positions from salaried to hourly pay status. Such changes are generally implemented only after notice is given to affected employees.
Minimum eight (8) years of nursing experience in patient care.
Minimum five (5) years of management experience required.
BSN or BA in health care related field required.
Graduate of accredited school of nursing.
License, Certification, Registration
Current California RN license required.
BLS certificate required.
Demonstrated strong interpersonal communication skills.
Demonstrated knowledge of Nurse Practice Act, The Joint Commission, and other local, state, and federal regulations.
Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.
Master's degree preferred.
Attending Nurse - Lime Spring Specialties
Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Work Type: Full Time
Recruiter Information: Contact Jennifer Klinger at email@example.com
Responsible for serving as a role model, leader, consultant, collaborator, educator, and clinician within a specialty area.
Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) required.
Registered Nurse with license to practice professional nursing in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania required OR Registered Nurse from another state with a Temporary PA Practice Permit required.
1 year of RN or 2 years of LPN experience required.
Basic Life Support (BLS) certificate required.
Certification in a specialty area preferred
Able to stand, walk and sit frequently.
Able to lift/carry 0-10 lbs frequently; 11-50 lbs occasionally.
Able to push/pull 0-20 lbs frequently; 21-75 lbs occasionally.
Able to reach constantly.
Able to use hands for simple/firm grasping.
- Appended to this job description is the Work Task Analysis that further describes the physical requirements appropriate for this role.
If chosen for this position, you may be required to pass a Post Offer Employment Physical Exam in accordance with the measurements listed in the Work Task Analysis (WTA) report. This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.
Penn State Health is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please call 717-531-8440 between the hours of 8:30 AM and 4:30 PM, Eastern Standard Time, Monday - Friday, email firstname.lastname@example.org or download our Accommodation Instructions for Job Applicants PDF for more detailed steps for assistance.
Director Of The Outpatient Pediatrics Sub Specialties
California offers a tremendous quality of life with a wonderful climate and is a great place to call home!
The Director assumes 24-hour responsibility for planning, supervising, and evaluating the care of patients to ensure comprehensive and continuous care for each patient/family in the Unit.
Reports to the Assistant Administrator and provides overall direction for employees, and 24 hour accountability and budgetary responsibility for the unit.
Manage the day-to-day operations of the Unit and provide quality cost effective care for the patient population.
Manage the departmental budget and develop cost containment strategies to operate the department.
Lead/participate in departmental performance improvement activities and integration of services.
Develop departmental interfaces and interface with internal and external customers to provide exemplary service and achieve goals.
Participate in multi-disciplinary committees.
Support change-is an advocate of system change and improvement.
Leads the change process to ensure that change is successfully implemented.
Facilitates learning opportunities to ensure personal and professional growth of department staff.
Review, updates and ensure compliance with policy and procedures related to the Unit.
Ensure that new employees are oriented and trained appropriately.
Act as a preceptor and resource for the department processes.
Experience: 8+ Pediatric Nursing experience required Must have Pediatric Infusion experience Director Level experience is required Must have experience in Children's Outpatient setting Pediatric Oncology experience preferred Education: Bachelor's Degree in Nursing required Master's Degree in Nursing or Healthcare related field highly preferred Certifications / Licensure:
Current California Registered Nurse (RN) License Current Basic Life Support (BLS) required Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) preferred Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP); Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS); Neonatal Advanced Life Support (NALS) preferred Special
Requires skill in interpersonal communication, group dynamics, problem solving, delegation, interviewing, observation, counseling, and teaching.
Be skilled communicators and educators, particularly when teaching families how to care for an ill infant.
Must have strong written and oral communication skills.
Demonstrates ability to assess staff needs and develop objective goals.
Basic computer skills a must.
Please send resume to for additional information about this position.
Women's Nurse Recruiter is a division of The Clinical Recruiter, a nationwide healthcare placement firm.
Our Women's Nurse Recruiter Division focuses exclusively on the recruitment of Nurses and Leaders in the Women's/Children's/NICU/Pediatrics Health Services specialties including: Labor & Delivery, Postpartum, Special Care Nursery, NICU, Pediatrics, etc.
If you would like to learn more about this opening, please contact me at your earliest convenience.
If this is not something you are interested in, but you know of someone who would be a good fit, I would appreciate the referral.
Christine Farrell VP of Recruitment - Women's/Children's/NICU/Pediatrics Leaders Women's Nurse Recruiter Division 2000 Mallory Lane, Suite 130 - 303 Franklin, TN 37067 Toll Free: ext.
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Director, Service Line - Surgical Specialties - Palo Alto
Job Summary: The Service Line Director leads assigned areas of the Service Lines for PAMF. The director has accountability for serving clinics within a geography and has additional responsibilities including serving as the PAMF wide leader for programmatic services aligned with the Service Line. Each geography has about 100 staff and 70 provider FTEs. The Service Line Director is accountable for the administrative leadership of the assigned areas. The Service Line Director will work closely with the Medical Group partners and the Service Line Vice President in business planning and development including integration and optimization of patient care within and beyond the Service Line. The Service Line Director also has oversight for daily operations in the assigned geography. The director will demonstrate thorough understanding of financial systems for budget management, work content and processes, HR policies and procedures and IT systems. Role model behavior; support learning of others and practice leader standard work within a lean operating system. Will oversee all clinical processes to ensure efficiency; directs staff (either directly or through other managers/supervisors). The Service Line Director will act as mentor and coach to enable problem solving and will develop smooth functioning teams with a focus on the triple aim: superior patient experience, quality and affordability.
Coaches, mentors, and motivates direct reports and management team to carry out the goals of the service line and the organization. Demonstrates leadership by practicing and promoting leader standard work. Champions new ideas that contribute to clinical excellence. Holds staff accountable for meeting goals, objectives and other commitments that have been assigned.
Utilizing lean principles, will set goals and SL strategies with PC Service Line Leadership Team and MD dyad partners; will develop standardized, centralized infrastructure, and data-driven standard operations, as appropriate. The position ensures appropriate linkages between operations, clinical outcomes, and customer service to patients, referring physicians, hospital partners, and other PAMF/Sutter departments.
Works with Vice President and physician leaders to engage and support the physicians as integral parts of the development and integration of the service line with a focus on providing patient-centered care both within and beyond the clinic and acute care settings. Acts as liaison with PAMF and PAFMG regional management. Keeps staff informed on department issues, facility issues and PAMF news. Encourages a free flow of ideas, information and dialogue. Communicates the 'why' of change and helps others find meaning; enables engagement and empowerment of staff.
Directs daily operations of clinics and service line by translating business vision and strategy into clear operational goals, objectives, workflows, and implementation plans. Monitors and analyzes performance of staff and departments. Utilizes daily management system to establish key measurements for each department; sets standards and develops goals to continuously meet or exceed standard.
Develops and institutes the required infrastructure to support the program in achieving the triple aim: high patient satisfaction excellence in quality, and provide competitive value. Defines and standardizes processes and centralizes appropriate roles and functions. Develops standard staffing structure to ensure consistent clinic operations.
Demonstrates understanding of financial systems in order to develop financial reporting structure to appropriately monitor strategic goals, including optimizing affordability of services. Guides development of programmatic business plans and objectives, including volume and financial projections, and long-term financial forecast assumption development. Responsible for developing and managing budgets in all departments assigned. Responsible for capital, operations, and human resources budgets. Understands financial relationship with medical group.
Supports the acquisition and integration of new physicians and practices including: contracting, billing, legal requirements, credentialing, EPIC training, planning for practice development and business growth, paving the way for cultural assimilation into the organization, outreach and marketing, assessing and providing required personnel, facilities, and equipment.
Ties operational enhancements to clinical outcomes, and utilizes this information to guide and inform the program and its partners. Keeps current with industry and incorporates service and operations best practices in the service line.
Other duties as assigned
Bachelor's degree preferred
Minimum of seven (7) years progressively more responsible related work experience
Minimum of five (5) years proven leadership experience in a large complex environment, driving change management
Experience in developing business and strategic plans
Demonstrated understanding and experience in the use of lean to drive management and operational processes
Strong knowledge and experience in understanding operational impact on finances, costs, and efficiency
- Masters' degree (MBA or MPH) in Healthcare Administration or Business
Professional Development Manager/ Full Time / Bwh- Procedural Specialties
The Professional Development Manager (PDM) for Procedural Areas, in collaboration with the Associate Chief Nurse of Quality and the Center for Nursing Excellence and in partnering with the Nursing Directors is accountable for designing, coordinating and implementing programs for staff development, education, research, quality and defining and implementing evidence based practice in the Procedural areas which include; Cardiovascular Diagnostic and Interventional Center (CDIC}, Interventional Radiology, Endoscopy, and Perioperative Services. He/She demonstrates expertise with anesthetic modalities/sequelae, post procedural care of multiple specialties, critical care skills including arterial lines/ABG interpretation, central lines, intubation/ventilation, and general care of the critically ill patient.
The ideal candidate has minimum 5 years' current experience in the procedural areas and has expertise with IV conscious sedation and ACLS. Additional qualifications include; specialty certifications and expertise with basic and advanced arrthymias.
Current/Valid Massachusetts license as a Registered Nurse required.
Degree requirements: MSN (or) MS with a major in Nursing (or) DNP (or) PhD with a major in Nursing (or) BSN with a Master's degree in a related field is required
Minimum five years of clinical Nursing experience with demonstrated evidence of leadership progression.
Current certification preferred or to be attained within two year period from date of hire.. Certification must be maintained while employed in this position.
Demonstrated evidence of competent nursing practice in clinical area of procedural specialty
Senior Practice Assistant / 40 Hour / Days / General Surgical Specialties
Brigham and Women's Hospital is dedicated to:
- serving the needs of our local and global community
- providing the highest quality health care to patients and their families
- expanding the boundaries of medicine through research
- educating the next generation of health care professional
Every employee plays an important role in providing a positive impact on the organization and the people we serve. Your work will be distinguished by demonstrating respect and dignity in all interactions with patients, families and colleagues, excellence in customer service and job performance.
All employees are expected to embrace this commitment and demonstrate behavioral competencies in the following areas:
People: Focus on serving the community through collaboration and respect
Self Management: Accountability, professionalism and commitment to growth and development
Organization: A commitment to quality, service and exceptional performance
Meeting these expectations is key to the success of your department and the organization.
This job description includes:
General expectations for the position
Addendum A - BWH Behavioral Competencies
Addendum B - Job Specific Tasks and Responsibilities
Addendum C – Physical/Working Conditions
Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience preferred.
Prior administrative experience in a clinical operations setting (preferably within surgery).
3-5 years experience with patient access and delivery systems, referrals and authorizations, billing functions and procedures, and/or financial analysis strongly preferred.
Excellent computer skills: proficiency with Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel; insurance approval process; and clinical service billing.
Senior Physician Assistant - Inp / 40 Hours / Days - BWH General Surgical Specialties
GENERAL SUMMARY/ OVERVIEW STATEMENT:
The physician assistant (PA) is a licensed provider who has acquired a broad range of knowledge and skills through the successful completion of a physician assistant program. The PA is responsible for the assessment and management of various populations of patients, medical and/or surgical, including diagnostic and therapeutic interventions, development of appropriate plans of care and ongoing evaluation. The physician assistant works under the supervision of an attending physician and reports directly to the department administrator or chief physician assistant administratively.
The PA will perform in accordance with all state and federal regulations and institutional policies including but not limited to the BWH PA Scope of Practice, Prescriptive Guidelines, approved clinical privileges, and BWH PA policy.
The Senior PA position is designed for those physician assistants who have both advanced clinical skills and demonstrated administrative experience to take on additional clinical, administrative, and/or leadership responsibilities outside of the standard PA scope. The Senior PA position entails those responsibilities defined by the department/division that will become part of the performance evaluation process; one must complete a formal interview process to receive an offer for this position.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Principle Clinical Duties and
Provides direct care, counseling, and teaching to a designated patient population in the ambulatory, inpatient, operative, and/or procedural setting
Performs complete histories and physical examinations
Orders, interprets, and evaluates appropriate laboratory and diagnostic tests
Develops appropriate plans of care and follow-up based on the outcomes of diagnostic, laboratory, and physical examination findings
Orders medications and writes prescriptions according to organizational and regulatory policies and procedures
Consistently provides high quality and timely documentation including admission and progress notes, procedure notes, operative notes and discharge summaries
Performs bedside procedures as are appropriate to the patient population
In some settings, the PA may first assist in the operating room or procedural areas
Practices cost effective medicine in an efficient manner, maximizing available resources
Discusses patient data with other physicians and professionals as appropriate in a multidisciplinary setting
Demonstrates expert clinical judgment skills to function in an independent role
Additional duties and responsibilities as required by the department/division
Demonstrates professional collaborative and consultative relationships with other providers
Follows all designated prescriptive practices and monitoring requirements with the designated supervising physician and administrative report
Participates in departmental and organizational committees and programs as appropriate and attends all required meetings, in-services, and professional trainings
Presents annually, or as needed, at a Chief PA meeting(s) and/or PA Steering Committee meeting
Reviews progress quarterly, or as needed, with departmental leadership
Maintains superior interpersonal and communication skills as a member of the healthcare team in order to collaborate effectively with patients, families, staff, and community health workers
Remains actively involved in continuing education with a commitment to self and departmental growth
Adheres to all established safety policies, procedures, and precautions; identifies potential or actual unsafe situations in the environment and takes measures to rectify the situation
Demonstrates understanding of procedures, policies, and documentation required to ensure compliance with hospital standards of care
Additional duties and responsibilities as required by the department/division
The appropriate candidate will have successfully completed a graduate level physician assistant program (Masters degree) accredited by the Accreditation and Review Committee for Physician Assistants (ARC-PA) or such other accrediting agency as may qualify a graduate to sit for the NCCPA certifying examination
BS/MS joint programs and those candidates with a BS and PA certificate are eligible, but ONLY for those who graduated BEFORE 1995
Must have at least four years of experience practicing as a PA to qualify for the Senior PA position; additional education may be considered
Must have evidence of administrative responsibility
Certification by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) must be obtained prior to first day of employment
Must hold a current valid license or be eligible for licensure as a physician assistant in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Must have or eligible for, and maintain, a current DEA registration and Massachusetts Controlled Substance Registration
Must complete 100 hours of CME according to national and state regulations during each two year period of employment
Must complete the BWH Professionalism Program within three months of date of hire
Must complete the BWH Procedural Sedation Training if deemed necessary
Candidates must have at least two letters of recommendation for reference
SKILLS/ ABILITIES/ COMPETENCIES REQUIRED:
Must have the ability to work in a high stress, dynamic, busy clinical setting with changing organizational climate
Must have the ability to be self-directive and to demonstrate initiative in addressing the responsibilities of the position
Must have the ability to utilize appropriate problem-solving and conflict resolution skills
Must be energetic and quality driven and have a proven ability to be a productive member of a team dedicated to providing optimal patient care
Must be proficient with BWH computer systems as needed to independently perform daily tasks (EMR, Epic preferred)
Must maintain the highest degree of professional judgment under the supervision and guidance of a licensed physician
Work settings may include ambulatory clinics and treatment rooms, inpatient areas, intensive care units, operating rooms, and/or procedural areas. There may be loud noises, noxious odors, and temperature extremes. A large portion of the workday may be spent either standing or walking and the position may require heavy lifting of equipment and patients.
The PA may be exposed to radiation, potentially infectious bodily fluids, and sharp instruments such as needles and scalpels. Knowledge of Universal Precautions and proper use of surgical sharp instruments may be required. The consequences of contamination from bodily fluids or from being stuck with a sharp instrument include the possibility of physical harm to the employee or others. BWH is a fast paced, dynamic environment with a very large and complex patient volume; exposure to stress in the workplace is expected.
While the PA can expect a relatively predictable work schedule planned in advance whenever possible, scheduling variations may occur in order to cover clinical needs as they become apparent to the department/division/clinic. The PA may be asked to take call, pick up additional shifts, work variable hours, and/or provide backup coverage as needed.
The Sr. PA shall be responsible for precepting PA students and/or managing the department/division PA student program.
Administrative focus with revenue/efficiency/throughput implications to offset associated costs:
- CDI, quality reporting
Patient Progression engagement
- Discharge before Noon, EDD Entry
- Re-admission risk
- Novel clinical pathways
- PA scheduling/student management
Status reviewed annually by Chief PA/MD lead to confirm that engagement remains commensurate with Sr. PA JD via presentation at Chief PA meeting OR PA Steering Committee meeting
Report out project status quarterly to Chief PA/MD lead/DA or designee
The Sr. PA shall provide leadership and participation in selected organizational committees, councils, and initiatives (may also add those outside BWH such as AAPA, PAEA, MAPA, etc).
The Sr. PA shall be capable of independently orienting, onboarding, and/or training new hire PAs within the department/division.
The Sr. PA shall be actively involved in ongoing quality improvement and patient safety initiatives.
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