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Seeking an energetic and motivated Physician Assistant to join our growing Ears Nose & Throat Department! Our team currently has 5 Physician Assistants and 11 ENT Surgeons. The Physician Assistant role will consist of outpatient and inpatient responsibilities which include rounding on patients in the Medical Center and assisting in surgery. The Physician Assistant will also facilitate admissions and transfers from other hospitals, triages calls and take messages.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.
Examines patient, performs comprehensive physical examination, and compiles patient medical data, including health history and results of physical examination.
Administers or orders diagnostic tests, such as x-ray, imaging, and laboratory tests, and interprets test results for deviations from normal.
Performs therapeutic procedures such as endoscopic evaluations, injections, suturing, ear wax removal, incision and drainage procedures, post-operative suture removal, and wound care.
Develops and implements patient management plans, records progress notes, and assists in provision of continuity of care.
Instructs and counsels patients regarding compliance with prescribed therapeutic regimens.
Assists surgeon in operating room procedures including retracting, providing hemostasis, suturing etc.
Other duties may be assigned.
Graduate, AMA accredited program
Certification by the National Commission of Physician Assistants
CA PA Licensure by the State of California
BLS from the American Heart Association
ACLS from the American Heart Association
Strongly prefer two years Physician Assistant experience in a relevant clinical area, e.g., general surgery, reconstructive surgery, or other surgical specialties; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
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