Physician Assistant (Orthopedics)
Company: K.A. Recruiting, Inc.
Location: Des Moines
Posted on: January 14, 2019
Physician's Assistant: Seeking a full time PA to join our team in the Des Moines area! This is an exciting opportunity to join an industry leading company in Central Iowa! -This is a full time position offering competitive compensation and full benefits -The ideal candidate will have clinical experience in an emergency medicine, urgent care, or ambulatory care setting SUMMARY: Physician assistants are vital member of the health care team. This position will provide assistance to surgeons and assist with a variety of medical tasks to ensure all patients receive the best care possible. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: • Provides primary or specialty medical care with the supervision of a physician • Provides services by collecting data required for diagnosis and performing authorized and approved procedures and services • Obtains and evaluates medical histories, performs physical examinations, performs therapeutic and diagnostic procedures • Counsels patients on medical problems, use of drugs, expected effects of treatment, and other health maintenance matters • Makes entries in patient’s permanent medical records • Coordinates patient care with other members of health care team • Accomplishes narrative summaries and other documentation KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES • The principles and processed for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction. • Applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations including the requirements of the HIPAA and OSHA and applicable state rules and regulations pertinent to medical practices. • Computerized information systems used in business applications and clinical management systems (EMR). • Relevant drugs and their chemical composition, structure, and properties of substances and of the chemical processes and transformations that they undergo. • Non-pharmaceutical patient care aids, their applicable uses, and relevance to patient care. • Current principles, methods and procedures for the delivery of medical evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment. • Accreditation and certification requirements and the ability to maintain all appropriate licenses. • Perform duties in accordance with the customary rules of ethics and conduct of applicable State Board of Medicine and other regulating bodies. • Prescribe dosages and instruct patients in correct usage. This includes uses of chemicals and their interactions, danger signs, production techniques, and disposal methods. • Respond to requests and inquiries from the general public in person and over the telephone. • Interpret the application of OSHA and HIPAA laws. Maintain quality, safety, and infection control standards. • Exercise tact and diplomacy in dealing with sensitive, complex and confidential patient issues and situations. • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. • Learn computer software programs; enter and maintain accurate data and statistical information in order to consistently prepare clear and concise reports, correspondence and other written materials. Requirements: EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. • A master’s degree and certification by one of the Physician Assistant certifying bodies is required. • Must have and maintain a DEA license with no restrictions • Clinical experience in an emergency medicine, urgent care, or ambulatory care setting is preferred JOB#KMC587 For more details please send your resume for review! You can also email Kristin@ka-recruiting.com
Keywords: K.A. Recruiting, Inc., Des Moines , Physician Assistant (Orthopedics), Healthcare , Des Moines, Iowa
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