Independently sees patients in Hyde Park and offsite clinics, administers, orders, and interprets diagnostic tests, such as ultrasounds, CT scans, and laboratory tests.
Examines patients to obtain information about their physical condition.
Instructs and counsels patients about prescribed therapeutic regimens, emotional problems of daily living, and health maintenance.
Administers or orders diagnostic tests, such as x-ray, electrocardiogram, and laboratory tests.
Interprets diagnostic test results for deviations from normal.
Makes tentative diagnoses and decisions about the management and treatment of patients.
Obtains, compiles, and records patient medical data, including health history, progress notes, and results of physical examination.
Performs therapeutic procedures, such as injections, immunizations, suturing and wound care, and infection management.
Prescribes therapy or medication, typically with physician approval.
Provides physicians with assistance during surgery or complicated medical procedures.
Supervises and coordinate activities of technicians and technical assistants.
Visits and observes patients on hospital rounds or house calls, updating charts, ordering therapy, and reporting back to physician.
May order medical and laboratory supplies and equipment.
Designs patient education programs that include information required to make informed health care and treatment decisions.
Evaluates goals and outcomes taking into account the benefit-versus-burden, safety, quality, and cost-effectiveness for the patient, family and the organization.
Develops diagnostic strategies and therapeutic interventions needed to achieve the goals and outcomes of the patientâ™s plan of care.
Has a deep understanding and response to adverse drug reactions, with special attention to vulnerable populations such as infants, children, pregnant and lactating women, or older adults. Develops and coordinates APP training and professional development.
Performs other related work as needed.
Completion of an accredited Physician Assistant educational program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs.
Two yearsâ™ experience preferred in OB/GYN, surgical specialty, or primary care.Â
Licenses and Certifications:
Current Physician Assistant (PA) license/registration in the State of Illinois or eligibility to receive by start date.
Attention to detail.
Knowledge of basic medical terminology.
Knowledge of pharmacy, phlebotomy, injections, and EKG.
Ability to provide direct patient care in a professional and respectful manner.
Excellent verbal and written communication.
Ability to read documents or instruments.
Ability to perform detailed work.
Ability to perform multiple concurrent tasks with occasional interruptions.
Ability to exercise discretion and confidentiality while handling sensitive.
Ability to stand for extended duration.
Clinical work environment.
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