Orthopedic Physician Assistant - OR - Edmond - FT, Days
This position involves the coordination of inpatient admission, treatment, follow-up, and discharge planning for the patient population served.
Responsibilities listed in this section are core to the position. Inability to perform these responsibilities with or without an accommodation may result in disqualification from the positon.
The Advanced Practitioner evaluates, plans, and provides care for patients in consultation with and under the direct supervision of attending Physician.
Performs clinical procedures under the direction of the attending physician and/or approved protocols.
Orders and/or performs diagnostic and therapeutic procedures
Prescribes prescriptions for patients under prescriptive authority
Develops, implements, and monitor effectiveness of treatment plans when indicated
Acts as a clinical resource/role model for service lines served
Provides and/or coordinates educational activities for both staff and patients.
Contribute to the development and implementation care path/guidelines, as well as participate in the variance capture and analysis in an effort to enhance quality, service and resource management.
Other duties as assigned.
Education: Graduate of an accredited school, Master’s in Physician Assistant Services
Experience: Minimum 3 years related clinical experience preferred.
Current PA license in the State of Oklahoma
Certification as a PA by the NCCPA.
Current American Heart Association BLS provider.
Current American Heart Association ACLS provider within 6 months.
Prescriptive Authority/DEA# within 1 year of hire.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Successful candidate need to be able to work independently in a fast pasted team orientated environment.
Ability to care for patient population served.
Must be able to plan/coordinate patient care within the guidelines of the plan of care and according to policy.
Must be able to gather and interpret data.
Must possess the interpersonal skills necessary to be an effective liaison to the community.
Ability to effectively educate families and peers.
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