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Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner - Onsite

Company: Synergy Health Partners
Location: Lincoln City
Posted on: July 5, 2024

Job Description:

Description:Job Summary: The Physician Assistant (PA) or Nurse Practitioner (NP) will provide a wide range of pre, peri, and post-operative care to orthopedic surgical patients. The PA or NP will participate under the supervising surgeon's direct, general, or personal supervision in the office and hospital settings.Essential Functions:

  • Formulate treatment plans to address clinical issues from patients, office, and hospital staff to include phone, electronic, or face-to-face inquiries
  • Application of cast and splinting
  • Perform procedures at various hospital settings under physician supervision (direct/indirect) commensurate with training, experience, and/or credentialing
  • Other duties as assigned and requested by surgical team members
  • Admitting patients and placing admission orders.
  • Performing detailed History & Physicals.
  • Performing Consultations.
  • Performing Progress notes and inpatient rounding
  • Performing outpatient clinic exams
  • Discharging patients, placing discharge orders and writing discharge summaries.
  • Initial and ongoing assessment of patient's medical, physical and psychosocial status.
  • Making appropriate referrals to other health professionals and community agencies.
  • Ordering and interpreting diagnostic laboratory tests and diagnostic imaging studies.
  • Developing and implementing treatment plans.
  • Ordering medications and writing prescriptions by word of mouth, telephone or other means of communication. PAs may prescribe controlled substances with a current DEA.
  • Placing peri operative orders.
  • Placing transfer orders.
  • Performing bedside procedures to include wound debridement, incision and drainage, biopsies etc.
  • Complete all documentation within 48 hours of the encounter
  • Comply with local billing/coding regulations
  • First or second assist for minor and major procedures/surgeries
  • Wound care: debridement, irrigation, closure, bandaging
  • Repair of lacerations: simple, intermediate, complex
  • Other clinical procedures and duties as requested Requirements: Competencies:
    • Working knowledge of medical terminology
    • Good phone skills; Excellent Customer Service
    • Organized; sets priorities, and able to multi-task
    • Baccalaureate Degree or higher in Physician Assistant -Studies or related degree
    • Completion of an APAP-approved program with 60 hours of didactical training in pharmacology
    • Current PA licensure. Current certification by the National Commission on the Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA)
    • 1-3 years of surgery experience or completion of a PA surgical residency program
    • Must have a high level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential situationsCompensation details: 150000-150000 Yearly SalaryPI42efd8982e50-31181-34112676

Keywords: Synergy Health Partners, Corvallis , Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner - Onsite, Healthcare , Lincoln City, Oregon

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