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 programs 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

Provides prompt evaluation and treatment of patients presented in the Emergency Department setting; performs 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.

Instructs and counsels patients pertaining to their physical and mental health, including diets, social habits, medications and treatment of illness and follow up care; communicates information to patient families and assists with communication to referring/consulting providers for Emergency Department patients.

Records, compiles and prepares reports and summaries on quality measures insuring patient follow-up and discrepancy reporting.

Education; at times is involved in teaching rotating PA students: maintains working knowledge of department policies and procedures; performs other duties as assigned.

Keyword Phrases

  • Emergency Room
  • 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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