Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
4 Year Degree
JOB SUMMARY: To provide quality medical care to all patients. Accountable for providing high quality, cost effective patient care. Work in conjunction with and seek supervision from Staff Physicians and Medical Director.
Provide quality medical care to all patients presenting at facility with physician supervision as required.
Provide continuity of care for patients. Provides patient education. Instructs patient and family regarding medications and treatment instructions.
Review Laboratory, Radiology, and other patient testing results. Initial and date all reports being reviewed.
Complete Insurance Forms as required.
Participate in Quality Improvement activities.
Complete Patient Charts legibly and provide adequate documentation.
Respond to patients’ telephone questions and requests timely.
Demonstrates knowledge of and abides by federal and state regulations that apply to practice environment and infection control.
Perform physical examinations, record medical histories, and formulate accurate diagnoses under physician’s and Medical Director’s supervision.
Review patient records. Establish presumptive diagnosis.
Effectively develop and implement patient care treatment plans.
Participate in the development and implementation of facility policies and procedures.
Uses Universal Precautions including personal protective equipment for anticipated contact with blood or other potentially infectious materials.
Bachelor’s degree preferred. Completion of an accredited two(2) year physician’s assistant program required.
Experience: 1 year of Physician Assistant experience preferred.
License/Certification: Currently licensed as a Physician’s Assistant in this state.
Current American Heart Association BLS certification required. CPR Certification – National certification preferred
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.
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