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Physician Assistant

Company: Daniel, Yokley, Patterson & Johnson, P.C.
Location: Thomasville
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Physician AssistantJob Title: Physician Assistant We are looking for an experienced Physician Assistant with a passion for surgery to join our busy general and vascular surgical practice. This is a challenging yet rewarding position which includes working in the OR, rounding, patient triage, providing call coverage and performing pre-op and post-op appointments in an office setting. Benefits:401(k)Health Insurance covered 100% for employeeDental InsuranceVision InsurancePaid time off 120 hours per year and all major holidays Summary: Under general supervision, provides independent acute and/or routine medical care to a specified out-patient population. Duties and Responsibilities of Physician Assistant:Obtains detailed history and performs physical examinations on assigned patients; assesses and treats acute/chronic medical problems and provides direct patient care to a specified patient population.Assists in providing pre-op and post-op care; writes appropriate orders, including those for narcotics, stimulants, and depressant drugs.Performs emergency lifesaving procedures in cases such as cardiac arrest, respiratory arrest, massive hemorrhage, or similar emergencies.Notifies attending physician on call, house physician on call, or supervising physician regarding any unusual or unexpected events or problems requiring direct physician consultation.Practices safety, environmental, and/or infection control methods.Supervises and/or coordinates the activities of patient care and support staff within the clinic.Writes progress notes on patients' charts indicating patient status and treatment procedures performed; maintains other records as required.Provides health education to patients and families; may train and supervise medical residents engaged in specific clinical activities.Enhances professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, current literature, in-service meetings, and workshops.May perform clinical research related to specific operations.Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.Minimum Job Requirements of Physician Assistant: Bachelor's degree in a related Technical, Scientific, or Engineering discipline. Certified Physician's Assistant; Certification by the National Commission on Certification of Physician's Assistants; Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification; certification pending, as documented by temporary certificate. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required for Physician Assistant:Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations.Ability to perform medical examinations using standard medical procedures.Ability to maintain quality, safety, and/or infection control standards.Knowledge of clinical operations and procedures.Knowledge of drugs and their indications, contraindications, dosing, side effects, and proper administration.Knowledge of OR, pre-op and/or post-op procedures.Knowledge of related accreditation and certification requirements.Knowledge of CPR and emergency medical procedures.and emerging trends in technologies, techniques, issues, and approaches in area of expertise.Knowledge of patient care charts and patient histories.Ability to clearly communicate medical information to professional practitioners and/or the general public.Ability to observe, assess, and record symptoms, reactions, and progress.Skill in preparing and maintaining patient records.Ability to educate patients and/or families as to the nature of disease and to provide instruction on proper care and treatment.Ability to make administrative and procedural decisions.Conditions of Employment:Successful candidate must submit to post offer, pre-employment physical examination/medical history check.CPR CertifiedWorking Conditions and Physical Effort:Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment.Moderate physical activity. Requires handling of average-weight objects up to 25 pounds or standing and/or walking for more than four (4) hours per day.Work environment involves exposure to potentially dangerous materials and situations that require following extensive safety precautions and may include the use of protective equipment. PI181108961

Keywords: Daniel, Yokley, Patterson & Johnson, P.C., Tallahassee , Physician Assistant, Healthcare , Thomasville, Florida

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