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Physician Assistant (Orthopedics)

Des Moines, IA 50314

Job Type: Advanced Practice Practitioners (Physician Assistant) Job Number: KMC1017181
Physician's Assistant:
 
Seeking a full time PA to join our team in the Des Moines area! This is an exciting opportunity to join an industry leading company in Central Iowa! 
 
 
-This is a full time position offering competitive compensation and full benefits
-The ideal candidate will have clinical experience in an emergency medicine, urgent care, or ambulatory care setting
 

SUMMARY:

Physician assistants are vital member of the health care team. This position will provide assistance to surgeons and assist with a variety of medical tasks to ensure all patients receive the best care possible. 

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Provides primary or specialty medical care with the supervision of a physician

• Provides services by collecting data required for diagnosis and performing authorized and approved procedures and services

• Obtains and evaluates medical histories, performs physical examinations, performs therapeutic and diagnostic procedures

• Counsels patients on medical problems, use of drugs, expected effects of treatment, and other health maintenance matters

• Makes entries in patient’s permanent medical records

• Coordinates patient care with other members of health care team

• Accomplishes narrative summaries and other documentation

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

• The principles and processed for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.

• Applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations including the requirements of the HIPAA and OSHA and applicable state rules and regulations pertinent to medical practices.

• Computerized information systems used in business applications and clinical management systems (EMR).

• Relevant drugs and their chemical composition, structure, and properties of substances and of the chemical processes and transformations that they undergo.

• Non-pharmaceutical patient care aids, their applicable uses, and relevance to patient care. 

• Current principles, methods and procedures for the delivery of medical evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment.

• Accreditation and certification requirements and the ability to maintain all appropriate licenses. 

• Perform duties in accordance with the customary rules of ethics and conduct of applicable State Board of Medicine and other regulating bodies. 

• Prescribe dosages and instruct patients in correct usage.  This includes uses of chemicals and their interactions, danger signs, production techniques, and disposal methods.

• Respond to requests and inquiries from the general public in person and over the telephone.

• Interpret the application of OSHA and HIPAA laws.  Maintain quality, safety, and infection control standards.

• Exercise tact and diplomacy in dealing with sensitive, complex and confidential patient issues and situations.

• Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

• Learn computer software programs; enter and maintain accurate data and statistical information in order to consistently prepare clear and concise reports, correspondence and other written materials.

 

Requirements:

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

 

• A master’s degree and certification by one of the Physician Assistant certifying bodies is required.

• Must have and maintain a DEA license with no restrictions

• Clinical experience in an emergency medicine, urgent care, or ambulatory care setting is preferred

 

 

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For more details please send your resume for review! You can also email Kristin@ka-recruiting.com

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Kristin Campbell
Healthcare Recruiter

Hello! Thanks for checking out my job openings. I specialize in recruiting and placing healthcare professionals into full time permanent positions nationwide. I work with top hospitals/clients on Physician, Advanced Level Practitioners, Therapy, Nurses, Nurse Leadership, Laboratory, and other Allied Health Recruitment. I look forward to placing you into a long term satisfying career!

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