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PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT JOB DESCRIPTION:
The Physician Assistant evaluates, plans, and provides care for patients in consultation with and under direct supervision of doctor and performs clinical procedures according to protocols.
PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT JOB FUNCTIONS:
I. Compile medical history information and other relevant data from patient and patient’s family while updating medical records.
II. Evaluate patient condition and medical needs.
III. Develop plan of care to be approved by Dr.
IV. Perform clinical procedures under direction of Dr.
V. Perform advanced clinical procedures in emergency situations.
VI. Initiate orders for routine laboratory, radiologic, and diagnostic examinations or tests based on Dr verbal orders or written protocol, to be countersigned by Dr according to established policies.
VII. Initiate or change patient care orders due to change in patient condition according to established protocols.
VIII. Perform routine rounds on patients in the hospital.
IX. Provide follow-up care in collaboration with Dr.
X. Participate in team responsibilities for delivery of patient care, compliance with requirements of applicable agencies, and for implementation of ongoing continuous quality improvement.
XI. Assist Dr with surgical procedures in the operating room.
XII. May participate with Dr in maintaining an effective on-call program.
XIII. Participate in health education and promotional activities as required.
XIV. Attend routine meetings and participate on committee for policy / procedures development.
XV. Attend seminars and conferences as required.
OR experience required. Located in Plano. Full time, permanent, direct hire position!