HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Physician Asst Orthopedics in Richmond, Virginia
DUTIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO: • Obtains complete medical history and physical data on patients. Reviews patient records. • Interprets and integrates data to determine appropriate diagnostic and therapeutic procedures needed. • Synthesizes data to determine preliminary diagnosis and therapeutic plan utilizing principles of prevention. Performs a complete physical exam and records findings. • Administers injections, immunizations and oral medications. Sutures wounds. Prepares written prescription orders for drugs and controlled substances. Orders appropriate laboratory and diagnostic procedures. • Provides patient education. Interview and advises patients regarding health and illness prevention. Recommends community resources to meet patient and family needs. Instructs patient and family regarding medications and treatment instructions. • Assists physicians by recording patient progress notes, issues diagnostic orders, and transcribes orders. • Triages patient telephone calls and provides consultation. Provides monitoring and continuity of care between physician visits. • Performs independent evaluations and treatment procedures in emergency situations. • Attends required meetings and participates in committees as requested. • Participates in professional development activities and maintains professional affiliations. • Maintains patient confidentiality. • Performs related work as required. • Practice and adhere to the “Code of Conduct” philosophy and “Mission and Value Statement” •
EDUCATION • Graduation from an accredited Physician’s Assistant program. EXPERIENCE • One year clinical experience preferred. CERTIFICATE/LICENSE • Physician’s Assistants Certification of Practicing State PSJDPhysicianAssistant.
Title: Physician Asst Orthopedics
Location: Virginia-Richmond-Chippenham Hospital
Requisition ID: 00035-34013