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 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
Bachelor’s degree;supplemented with one (1) year related work experience; physician assistant license from state of Missouri is required
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; completed 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 supervising physician;performs medical procedures at direction of physician (for example biopsies/excisions);maintains contact with supervising physician, referring physician and lab as needed.
Instructs and counsel patients pre and post operative, and assists with communications to referring physicians; 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.
Other duties as assigned.
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