By Guest RDtwoPA
Looking for shadowing opportunities in North Jersey willing to go into NYC. I am an experienced health care professional and am HIPAA training, up to date with flu shots, PDD. Looking for one time or ongoing. Any leads appreciated!
Please and thanks!
What are your thoughts on applying to programs with a ARC-PA probationary accreditation status (i.e., "Accreditation-Probation")?
I'm a first-time applicant, and a couple schools that I have my eye on currently have probationary statuses (Johnson & Wales University; Monmouth University). I was wondering if it's worth applying to said schools, especially to ones that have had a probationary status for more than two years.
Although these schools are still considered accredited, is it safe to apply to & then attend these schools? Do these schools prepare students to become competent & trustworthy healthcare professionals? Are these schools worth the debt? My concern is enrolling in a school with probationary accreditation and graduating as a sub par PA-C, but those are just my uncertain sentiments at the moment.
Moreover, I've read that applying to these schools may be advantageous to some who aren't considered "strong applicants" (e.g., average grades/GRE). On the other hand, I've seen "strong applicants" display their admiration & loyalty to these schools here on PA Forum. I'm confused! Let's open up the discussion!
Monday to Friday 9-5. No weekends.
But I’ve shadowed on Monday and they usually stay late. When the doctor is there the work seems very secretarial. Calling about results a lot of the time from what I’ve seen. There’s a PA there that’s been there for 3 years and even she seems to spend most of the time at the computer. But I will get to do joint injections and the standard pain management stuff.
Benefits: 80k + 10k signing bonus (repaid in full if I leave within two years)
Licensing, DEA, and credentialing; Full
2 weeks paid for vacation and sick leave
1 week paid for CME
Malpractice Covered with No tail (but tail seems to be required) 2 Year, 15 mile non-compete (they have 3 offices)
Oh and they want me to start as an MA at $16/hr while my licensing is going through.
Pretty bad huh?
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