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Physician Assistant

Category:

Clinic

Department:

Urgent Care

Schedule:

40 hrs a week/ 9-5

Description:

This is a full time position in our Urgent Care Clinic

The Physician Assistant (PA), under the supervision of the Physician, is responsible for assisting in the delivery of health care and patient care management. Under a physician’s supervision, the PA is responsible for the delivery of a broad range of medical services, including taking medical histories, conducting physical examinations, ordering diagnostic tests, administering treatments (e.g., suturing, casting and minor surgery), monitoring patients, prescribing medications, assisting physicians, and counseling and educating patients.

Experience:

  • Graduation from an accredited program
  • Current state licensure or eligibility for licensure
  • {One year} of medical experience in a physician’s office or equivalent combination of training and experience

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performs medical examinations using standard medical procedures as part of the clinical care team
  • Observes, assesses and records symptoms, reactions and progress in patient charts
  • Demonstrates knowledge of primary care principles and practice protocols
  • Demonstrates the ability to remain calm and effective in emergency situations and establish a leadership role in an emergency
  • Demonstrates knowledge of current and emerging trends in technologies, techniques, issues and approaches in area of expertise
  • Demonstrates the ability to maintain quality, safety and/or infection control standards Demonstrates a working knowledge of medications, with their indications, contraindications, dosing, side effects and correct administration
  • Supervises and trains employees, which includes organizing, prioritizing and scheduling work assignments
  • Educates patients and/or families as to the nature of disease, provides instruction on proper care, self-management and treatment, and works with patient to develop an individualized care plan
  • Follows practice policy in responding to patient communications
  • Communicates medical information to professional practitioners and/or the general public Makes administrative and procedural decisions
  • Maintains current CPR and other certification and is aware of related accreditation and certification requirements
  • Maintains strict confidentiality, and treats staff, physicians, visitors and patients with dignity and respect
  • Performs other related work as required

Benefits Include:

  • Health, Dental, Life Insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement
  • Continuing Education
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Listed in the annals of Top 100 Small Town in America, Douglas, Wyoming offers hometown values, great schools, fantastic churches and one of the strongest economies in the country. Our vibrant community of 6000 people is nestled along the North Platte River and bordered by Laramie Peak and the Thunderbasin Grasslands. Boutique clothing stores, quaint restaurants and historic museums all add to Douglas' charm. If you would like to learn more please log on to www.conversehospital.com/careers.

Posted:

Wednesday, October 14, 2020

Closing:

Tuesday, November 10, 2020