Physician Assistant - Saint Louis University in St. Louis Missouri

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Saint Louis University

St. Louis, Missouri

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Under administrative direction, provides medical/surgical services to patients within the scope of the supervising physician’s practice; assists with specific medical program and clinical operations; counsels patients regarding their health; prepares reports and summaries.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Personal Characteristics

Knowledge of medical procedures and terminology
Interpersonal/human relations skills
Verbal and written communication skills
Report preparation skills
Ability to implement and interpret policies and procedures
Ability to maintain confidentiality
Ability to stand for long periods of time
Ability to adhere to regulations in order to maintain licensure
Ability to respond to questions in a tactful and professional manner

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree; supplemented with one (1) year related work experience; physician assistant license from the state of Missouri is required.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

Participates in and facilitates intraoperative and in-hospital care of patients; performs patient physical examinations and obtains accurate medical histories; reviews health records and assesses medical conditions; completes clinical resumes, progress notes, and orders.

Performs diagnostic and therapeutic procedures as delineated by medical privileges, including initiation of emergency stabilization; records and presents data to the supervising physician; coordinates and schedules outpatient testing to facilitate prompt evaluation and treatment.

Instructs and counsels patients pertaining to their physical and mental health, including diets, social habits, medications, treatment of injury or illness, and follow-up care; provides health information to patients and their families.

Participates in outpatient clinical duties, pre and post operative, and assists with communications to referring physicians; attends and assists with preparation of conferences; maintains working knowledge of departmental policies and procedures.

Records, compiles, and prepares reports and summaries; performs other duties as assigned.

Keyword Phrases

  • Radiology
  • Physician Assistant
  • Embrace inclusion in diversity
  • Jesuit institution
  • Research University
  • Medical Center Staff
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: See Job Description
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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