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Physician Assistant

Posted on Feb 14, 2019 by 21St Century Oncology

Martinsburg, WV 25401
Health Care
30 Jan 2019
Annual Salary
Full-Time
PURPOSE: The Physician Assistant is responsible for assisting the Physician(s) in treating patients. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Assist Physician in treating patientsEvaluate patients, take history and perform pertinent physical examinationProvide post surgical wound care and follow-upCoordinate care of patients (testing and preparation for procedures)Record and ensure availability and completeness of documentation, reports and imaging examinationsProvide patient education, counseling and instructionFacilitate supervising Physician referral of patients to the appropriate health care facilities, agencies, or other resources of the community or other PhysiciansDictate progress notes, history and physical, and discharge summariesAdminister and/or order medication upon request of supervising PhysicianInitiate emergency measures on patient as requiredPerform chart auditsProvide in-service and daily consultation to nursing staffInitiate consultation and monitor patients for special testsCounsel patients on preventive careOther duties performed in a general practice outlined in F.S. Chapter 458.347Share on-call responsibilities with a supervising Physician on back-upAnswer patient callsAll other specific tasks delegated by supervising Physician in accordance with the Physician Assistant's knowledge and experience developed under the supervising Physician MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: Hold a current license in good standingMaintain certification in accordance with Department of RegulationsAble to perform health care tasks in oncology by supervising Physician efficiently and effectively consistent with patient's health and welfareAble to obtain and sustain clinical hospital privilegesExcellent interpersonal skillsAbility to work with minimum supervisionAbility to travel within the surrounding communitiesGood diagnostic capabilities EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: Graduate of an approved program or its equivalentMeets the standards set by the Board of MedicineExperience in oncology preferred, but not required LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read and interpret documents, write routine reports and correspondence, and communicate effectively in one-on-one and group situations with patients, Physicians, employees and other customers of the organization. Category: Healthcare , Keywords: Physician Assistant

Reference: 646340252

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