Duke University PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT - GENERAL PSYCHIATRY in Durham, North Carolina


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Occ Summary Augment a physician's ability to provide medical services to patients; collect and document data, conduct diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, order and schedule laboratory studies and professional consultations and provide direct patient care services. Work Performed Perform diagnostic and therapeutic procedures to assist physician in Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein. The above statements describe the general nature and level of work This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties requiredof personnel so classified. being performed by individuals assigned to this classification. personnel. Participate in basic science and clinical research projects conducted or conclusions. Take patient histories, conduct physical examinations, and record the Carry out therapeutic procedures such as cast application and removal, Order and schedule laboratory studies and diagnostic procedures; setting forth progress, adverse trends and appropriate recommendations Participate in teaching medical students and physician assistant diagnos-ing medical and surgical problems and prescribing necessary treatment and services for quality patient care; record the normal and abnormal data for review by the physician. data in the patient's record; write progress notes and narrative discharge summaries; prepare patient workups andsummaries noting pertinent positive and negative findings. explain the necessity, preparation, nature and anticipated effects of scheduled diagnostic and therapeutic procedures to the patient. wound suturing and dressing changes; monitor progress of patients, report progress to supervising physician, and maintain record of each patient's progress. by supervising physician; prepare statistical reports and analyses May make work assignments for assigned nursing and technical personnel; review the work of other staff; train new students in techniques and procedures which are unique to specific clinical setting. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities N/A





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General Psychiatry

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Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.


Work requires a bachelor’s degree in Health Science and a Physician Assistant Certificate of Registration with the North Carolina Medical Board or be certification eligible, and be certified as a Physician Assistant by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants.


None required above education/training requirement. OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE