Evaluates and treats patients with acute, chronic complaints and health maintenance concerns; obtains complete histories and performs pertinent physical exams with assessment of normal and abnormal findings on new and return patients; performs or requests and evaluates diagnostic studies.
Performs admission evaluation on patients to include: obtaining basic medical information and history, reviewing patient's medical record, performing physical exam, documenting findings into patient medical record, and reporting deviations from normal findings to attending physician.
Answer questions regarding surgery or procedures, recovery and risk factor modification; provides blood transfusion information as applicable; performs peri-operative procedures; locates and utilizes diagnostic images, instruments and pertinent patient information.
This position requires the full understanding and active participation in fulfilling the Mission of the Organization.It is expected that the employee will demonstrate behavior consistent with the Core Values.
This position requires the full understanding and active participation in fulfilling the Mission of the Organization. It is expected that the employee will demonstrate behavior consistent with the Core Values. The employee shall support the Organization's strategic plan and the goals and direction of the Performance Improvement Plan (PIP).
Provides medical services including taking a history and physical examination for both the primary care program and the narcotic replacement therapy program, and performs appropriate follow-up on patients' medical issues as indicated.
The Physician Assistant delivers primary health care to adults by assessing physical and psychosocial conditions, such as acute or chronic illness or injuries, and providing medical consultation and treatment under physician supervision.
The role of a Physician Assistant (PA)/ Nurse Practitioner (NP) is to improve patient care, support patient and staff education, facilitate communication among members of the care team, and help optimize the experience of patients receiving surgical services from the hospital.
The primary responsibilities of this position are outlined below and include participation in the surgical and clinical care of the pre and post-transplant patients as directed by the clinical supervisors and which falls under the purview of a California licensed Physician Assistant.