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Physician Assist Internal Med in Sanford, NC at Central Carolina Hospital

Date Posted: 1/23/2019

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Job Description

Central Carolina Hospital

Summary: 

Responsible for providing medical services to patients ofCentral Carolina Physician Practices. Such services may include history,physical exams, evaluation of specific illnesses and/or injuries, and planningfor the effective treatment of diseases or injuries, both chronic and acutesubject to approval from the NC Board of Pharmacy and under the supervision ofthe medical directors, prescribe medications allowed by the state for theirscope of practice.  Perform otherservices that have traditionally been reserved to physicians.

 Essential Functions:
  1. Must be thoroughly familiar with the principlesand practice of a Physician’s Assistant.
  2. Must havea general knowledge of the operation and administration of a medical office,well-developed interpersonal and organizational skills and be veryreliable. 
  3. Recognizes and maintains confidentiality ofpatient records. 
  4. Must be able to perform activities that involvean independent evaluation or treatment of a patient’s condition. 
  5. Must possess background knowledge in thebiological, behavioral, medical and nursing services relevant to the practiceas a Physician’s Assistant and possess knowledge of the legal, ethical andprofessional responsibilities of a Physician’s Assistant.  (See Guidelines and Standards of Practice forPhysician’s Assistants)
  6. Completes Athena training modules
  7. Utilizes Athena for documentation
  8. Performs office procedures
  9. Completes patient assessments
  10. Completes forms as requested or needed
  11. Accesses computer for patient reports
  12. Makes phone calls as needed
  13. Assumes care for physical/physiological needs ofpatients of all ages and families during examination
  14. Elicits appropriate present and past medicalhistory and review of systems and documents in EMR
  15. Performs appropriate physical examination andorders appropriate diagnostic studies
  16. Discriminates between normal and abnormalfinding in history and physical
  17. Establishes appropriate differential diagnosis
  18. Assesses stability of chronic illness andcompliance with present therapy; monitors for complications of disease ortherapy
  19. Determines timing for follow-up and ordersappropriate referrals.
  20. Establishes appropriate treatment plan.  Assess need for hospitalization or physicianintervention.
  21. Counsels regarding health maintenance anddisease prevention and provides anticipatory guidance as appropriate.
  22. Assesses learning capabilities and readiness ofpopulation or individual and tailors education to meet age, developmental andeducational needs.
  23. Prescribes with the practice agreement set forthby supervising physicians.
  24. Completes notes daily and locks within 2 daytime frame as standards state.
  25. Addresses tasks/In-Box in a timely manner.

Job Requirements

RequiredEducation

Graduation from accredited physician assistantprogram.

Required License: 

 Currently licensed asa Physician’s Assistant in the state of North Carolina Licensed by the NCDepartment of Health Professions as a Physician’s Assistant Current nationalcertification by the American Academy of Physician’s Assistants, the AmericanNurses’ Credentialing Center or other credentialing center recognized by theboard.  (See Regulations governing theLicensure of Physician’s Assistants for the State of NC). 

Required Certification
  1. Currentlylicensed as Physician’s Assistant in the state of North Carolina
  2. Currentnational certification by the American Academy of Physician’s Assistants, theAmerican Nurses’ Credentialing Center or other credentialing center recognizedby the board.  (See Regulations governingthe Licensure of Physician’s Assistants for the State of NC)CurrentAuthorization to Prescribe by the State of North Carolina.  
  3. Musthave a current Controlled Substance Registration Certificate.
  4. Current American Heart Association HealthcareProvider BLS.  

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