Physician Assistant - Primary Care (Ref#012)

  • White Plains, NY
  • Full-time
  • Published: 2022-08-02 13:49:02Z

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Physician Assistant will provide direct patient care, performing physical examinations, ordering tests, determining a diagnosis, and developing a treatment plan for the patients. They will monitor the patient's health during follow-up visits and adjust the treatment plan as necessary. Our goal is to ensure our patients receive the best care possible in managing their illnesses or chronic health issues.

 

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Promotes and maintains patient health by providing medical services under the supervision of a physician.
  • Contributes to a physician’s efficiency by identifying short-term and long-range patient care issues.
  • Recommends options and courses of action for patient care.
  • Implements physician directives.
  • Assesses patient health by interviewing patients and performing physical examination including obtaining, updating, and studying medical histories.
  • Determines abnormal conditions by administering or ordering diagnostic tests, such as X-rays and laboratory studies and interpreting test results.
  • Documents patient care services by charting in patient and department records.
  • Performs therapeutic procedures by administering injections and immunizations, suturing, and managing wounds and infections.
  • Instructs and counsels patients by providing normal growth and development information and providing counseling on emotional problems of daily living.
  • Provides community of care by developing and implementing patient-management plans.
  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
  • Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols. Complies with federal, state, and local legal and professional requirements by studying existing and new legislation; anticipating future legislation; and enforcing adherence to requirements and advising management on needed actions.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks, and participating in professional societies.

 

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED 

  • Graduate from an ARC-PA accredited physician assistant program
  • Licensed as a Physician Assistant in New York
  • Minimum of three years experience
  • BLS certification 

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