New Graduate Physician Assistant Indiana
Company: Physicians Immediate Care
Location: South Bend
Posted on: September 14, 2018
Job Summary: Under the supervision of a physician and in conjunction with other Advanced Practice Providers the Physician Assistant will provide compassionate and high quality care to urgent care and occupational medicine patients. Physician Assistant will travel to all locations within our Indiana region: Mishawaka, Elkhart, and South Bend. Duties and Responsibilities: Provide and manage direct patient care including physical examinations, evaluations, assessments, diagnoses, and treatment Triage patients to differentiate between immediate and less urgent care\ Manage private, pre-employment, and workers compensation patients effectively Order diagnostic tests such as x-ray, electrocardiogram, and laboratory tests and interpret test results Perform digital blocks and regional anesthesia Perform minor outpatient surgical procedures such as tendon repair, wound closure and management, incision and drainage, and needle biopsy Perform diagnostic and therapeutic procedures such as aspirations and injection of joints, bursas, and cysts Perform closed reductions of fractures and dislocations Apply and modify braces, casts, splints, and other orthopedic appliances Prescribe pharmaceuticals, other medications, and treatment regimens as appropriate to assessed medical conditions Instruct and counsel patients regarding compliance with prescribed therapeutic regimens Communicate with patients regarding testing results, follow-up care, and additional information Communicate patient needs, diagnosis, and course of treatment to the patient, company, as well as other clinical staff and instruct and educate patients about discharge instructions if applicable Participate in company required CME courses and perform CME credits to maintain license Required Skills Exceptional communication skills, both verbal and written Excellent interpersonal skills to effectively and courteously deal with patients, families, clients, co-workers, clinical staff, and physicians Knowledge of computer function and basic office equipment Experience with electronic medical record strongly preferred Organizational and analytical skills necessary to maintain efficient workflow Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information Ability to adjust responsibilities to accommodate a fast-paced work environment while maintaining excellent customer service and team interactions Required Experience A Master's Degree and certification by a Physician Assistant certifying entity is required Must have and maintain a DEA license with no restrictions Must possess or have applied for a license to practice medicine in the state of IN and IN Controlled Substance License along with Federal DEA license Must be able to use manual dexterity in relation to clinical requirements Must be able to lift 50lbs Job Location South Bend, US-IN
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