Physician Assistant Diem
Company: Capital Health
Posted on: November 26, 2022
Position #: 9406
Examines, diagnoses and treats patients under the supervision of
licensed physician. Prepares casts or splints, sutures small wounds
and interprets medical tests. Prescribes medications as needed.
Serves as the first line of medical care as required. Refers
patients to a medical doctor or makes arrangements for transferring
the patient to a hospital or clinic.
Performs histories and physical examinations, ongoing patient
assessments and some critical care procedures. Participates in
daily patient rounds with physicians, facilitates pre-operative and
post-operative patient care.
Assists with admission work-ups and/or consults to facilitate care
across the continuum.
Initiates, monitors, alters and order treatments including but not
limited to device placement, physical and occupational therapy,
home health referral, and discharge planning.
Re-evaluates the patient throughout the hospitalization and
modifies plan of care as needed in collaboration with clinical
staff. Completes transfer of care notes when transferring patients
to another medical service.
Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide services
appropriate to the age and development of the patient.
Performs diagnostic and therapeutic procedures as indicated for
diagnosis and management of problems.
Completes wound assessments, initiates basic skin care orders.
Orders laboratory, radiological and diagnostic studies that will
assist with the medical management; explain the necessity,
preparation, nature and anticipates effects of treatments, and
diagnostics and therapeutic procedures to the patient.
Participates in the hospital Quality Improvement process.
Contributes to development and revision of patient care standards
and polices as needed to optimize clinical practice.
Graduate of an accredited physician assistant program, approved by
the National Commission of Certification of Physician Assistants
One year experience working with primary care management or acute
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Possesses ability to respect all patients, families, visitors, and
fellow employees to ensure a professional and courteous
environment. Demonstrates excellent verbal and written
communication skills, presentation skills, and basic computer
Offers are contingent upon successful completion of our onboarding
process and pre-employment physical. Furthermore, Capital Health is
a mandatory Influenza and Covid-19 vaccination facility.
Capital Health will never ask candidates for social security
numbers or date of birth during the application phase. If you are
asked for this information online, you may be a target for identity
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