Company:      Ascension Via Christi, KS
Location :      Wichita , Kansas
Post Date:      Sep 06,2019

Job Type:      Full Time

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Job Description

We Are Hiring

Physician Assistant - Behavioral Health - Full-Time, Day - Via Christi Psychaitric Observation Unit at St. Joseph - Wichita, KS

Why Join Ascension?

Via Christi Healths rich history of serving the people of Kansas and the surrounding region dates back more than 100 years to the healing ministries of our founding congregations. Today, Via Christi Health, part of Ascension, is the largest provider of healthcare services in Kansas. Based in Wichita, we serve Kansas and northeast Oklahoma through our doctors, hospitals, senior villages and health services.

What You Will Do

As a Physician Assistant with Via Christi Health, you will have the opportunity to:

Provide direct diagnostic, therapeutic, and preventive health care services under the supervision of a physician in Via Christi St. Joseph Hospitals brand new Psychiatric Observation Unit.

You will:

  • Obtains patient history and performs assessment. Orders, performs and interprets diagnostic procedures.
  • Provides and documents direct treatment and management of health conditions.
  • Provides counseling and education of patients and their families/caregivers concerning preventative health, treatment options and community resources.
  • Performs preventative health assessments, screening, immunizations and care.

What You Will Need


  • Required Credential(s):
    • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 45 days of hire date or job transfer date.
    • Licensed Physician Assistant credentialed from the Kansas Board of Healing Arts obtained prior to hire or job transfer date.


  • Diploma
    Graduate of accredited Physician Assistant program Masters degree preferred.

Work Experience:

  • Behavioral Health expereince required

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