Physician Assistant Glenwood Clinic PT Job Listing at Alegent Health in Glenwood, IA (Job ID alegenthealth-45121&SiteId=1&PostingSeq=1)

Alegent Health

Location: Glenwood, IA
Application deadline: None
Type: Not specified
Career Level: Not specified
Salary Range: Not specified
Number of Jobs: 1
Relocation Available: No
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Industries
Hospital / Healthcare
Description
Alegent Creighton Health is the largest not-for-profit, faith-based healthcare provider in Nebraska and southwest Iowa with 11 acute care hospitals, a specialty spine hospital, freestanding inpatient psychiatric and skilled nursing facilities and more than 100 Alegent Creighton Clinic locations. As the primary teaching partner of Creighton University’s health sciences schools, Alegent Creighton Health and Alegent Creighton Clinic are committed to teaching the health professionals of the future.

Our commitment to our patients and their families is high, but the return on that commitment is even higher. We are committed to our employees by ensuring we hire individuals who also believe in enriching the lives of those we serve. If this sounds like you - apply today and join the Alegent Creighton Health team! We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Physician Assistant

Functions within the scope of practice as defined within state regulations.

The physician assistant scope of practice shall be detailed in the Role Delineation as completed by the supervising physician, and the scope of practice will be defined by the Integrated Practice Agreement as completed by the collaborating physician.

Both the Role Delineation and the Integrated Practice Agreement shall be filed with the appropriate state licensing authority.

Assists physicians in the management of medical care for patients. Meets with the supervising physician as necessary to consult and/or review care.

Assesses the medical, physical and psychological status of patients by reviewing patient records, obtaining a comprehensive problem-oriented health history, performing a physical examination of appropriate complexity, and ordering and evaluating laboratory, x-ray, EKGs and other diagnostic studies as medically indicated.

Performs or delegates procedures and tests as deemed appropriate by the supervising physician and outlined in the individual role delineation.

Interprets available data in order to establish a preliminary diagnosis and develop a treatment plan. Consults as needed with supervising physician regarding abnormal results, or when medical problem is beyond the scope of his/her training. Provides appropriate referrals to clinic physicians and consulting physicians.

Education/Licensure

Physician Assistant - Graduate of a Physician Assistant program accredited by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants NCCPA.

Current license to practice as a Physician Assistant in Nebraska and/or Iowa, per position specifications.

Current Physician Assistant Certification.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

Professional medical practice and standards of care to give and evaluate patient care.

Medical equipment and instruments.

Common safety hazards and precautions to establish safe work environment.

Medications and their effects on patients.

Patient education principles.

Organizational policies, regulations and procedures.

Principles of risk management, quality improvement, infection control and universal precautions.

Insurance protocols and referral requirements.

CPT and ICD-9 coding necessary to complete charge sheets.

Skills as demonstrated through:

Applying and modifying the principles, methods and techniques of medicine to provide ongoing care.

Taking medical histories, assessing medical conditions, and interpreting findings.

Preparing and maintaining records, writing reports, and responding to correspondence.

Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with patients and their families, physicians, staff, and the public.

Ability to perform a complete, appropriate and thorough physical examination.

Provide compassionate, empathetic patient care.

Communicate clearly, both orally and in writing, with physicians, patients and staff.

React calmly, effectively, and professionally in emergency situations.

Interpret and utilize lab data, medical imaging data, and other information to develop a plan of care.

Function at an appropriate level of independence, at all times working in collaboration with the supervising physician.

Project a friendly, courteous, and service-oriented image.

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