Physician Assistant Shift Temple Pulmonary ICU (Physician Assistant #)
Company: Baylor Scott and White Health
Posted on: May 12, 2019
Job Summary: Provides patient medical care by assessing,
diagnosing, treating, and evaluating responses to treatment in a
variety of illnesses, infections, and injuries under the
supervision of a physician and in accordance with Texas
requirements. Provides education and counseling to promote health
wellness and facilitate disease prevention. WHAT IS EXPECTED
(Essential Job Functions) 1. Performs diagnostic and therapeutic
procedures to assist the physician in diagnosing medical and
surgical problems and prescribing necessary treatment and services
for quality patient care. Records normal and abnormal data for
review by the physician. 2. Obtains, compiles and records patient
medical data to include health history, progress notes, treatment
procedures, ands results of physical examination. Writes progress
notes and narrative discharge summaries; prepares patient workups
and summaries noting pertinent positive and negative findings. 3.
Performs physical examinations. Orders, collects, interprets, and
evaluates laboratory and other diagnostic tests to assess patient
problems and health care needs such as x-ray, electrocardiogram,
and laboratory tests. 4. Prescribes, recommends, and/or employs
medical drug therapies or other forms of related therapeutic
treatments and procedures in conjunction with the attending
physician, in accordance with the treatment plan, and in accordance
with approved protocols/policy. Recommends interventions to modify
behavior associated with health risks. 5. Participates in the
formulation and implementation of a comprehensive outcomes-based
patient care plans based on patient assessments, scientific
rationale, standards of care, and professional practice guidelines
under the supervision of a physician. Evaluates the patient?s
response to the health care provided and the effectiveness of care.
6. Counsels patients and family on health and disease. KNOWLEDGE,
SKILLS, AND ABILITIES 1. Knowledge of the information and
techniques needed to diagnose and treat human injuries, diseases,
and deformities to include symptoms, treatment alternatives, drug
properties and interactions, and preventive health-care measures.
2. Knowledge of principles, methods, and procedures for diagnosis,
treatment, and rehabilitation of physical and mental dysfunctions.
3. Verbal and written communication skills. 4. Interpersonal
skills. 5. Critical thinking and complex problem-solving skills. 6.
Skill in the use of computers and related software applications. 7.
Ability to develop and implement comprehensive outcomes-based
patient care plans. 8. Ability to counsel patients concerning
medical conditions, treatment plans, and behavior modification. 9.
Ability to interprets and evaluates laboratory and other diagnostic
tests to assess patient problems.
- Master's Degree required
- Physician Assistant license required
- [Enter other preferred qualifications based upon job
description or manager intake session.]
Keyphrases: pulmonary disease jobs, pulmonary jobs, pulmonology
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