- March 7, 2013
- May 3, 2013
- Job Type
- Physician Group
- Urology/General Surgery
- Mount Nittany Health - University Drive
- Full Time
Graduate from an accredited Physician Assistant program. Valid State of Pennsylvania Physician Assistant license. CPR certification. One year of medical care experience preferably as a Physician Assistant in a medical practice. Knowledge of professional medical practice and care protocols, assessing patient health, administration of medications and delivering care following a treatment plan. Knowledge of physician office procedures, medical terminology, ICD-9 and CPT coding guidelines. Knowledge of organizational policies, regulations, procedures, prescribed medical standards and common safety hazards and precautions. Skill in applying and modifying principles, methods and techniques of medicine to provide on-going patient care. Skill in gathering and analyzing patient data and interpreting findings. Skill in preparing and maintaining records utilizing computer software. Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
Provide primary health care and perform selective medical services such as examinations, formulation of treatment plans and therapeutic procedures, in all clinical venues, under the direction of the physicians.
Obtain complete patient medical history and physical data, review records and assess patient heath status.
Interpret and integrate data to determine appropriate diagnostic and therapeutic procedures needed. Perform a complete/symptom limited physical examination, record findings and establish presumptive diagnosis. Order appropriate laboratory and diagnostic procedures such as x-rays, electrocardiograms and laboratory tests and interpret results for deviations from normal. Analyze data to determine preliminary diagnosis and therapeutic plan utilizing principles of prevention. Perform patient care by administering injections, immunizations and oral medications and suturing wounds. Prepare written prescription orders for drugs and controlled substances. Document patient information and care provided in the patient’s electronic health record. Develop and implement patient management plans, record progress notes and assist in provision of continuity of care. Provide instructions to the patient and family, if necessary, regarding medications and treatments. Advise patients regarding health and illness prevention and recommend community resources to meet patient and family needs if applicable. Using the Electronic Health Record, document and bill for services rendered.
Rotation with other department mid-level providers on a weekly basis for hospital and office. Assist in surgery including robotics. First call 7AM-5PM, Monday through Friday.
Department - Urology/General Surgery
Job Expired 5/3/2013